CHC43115Certificate IV in Disability

Melbourne City Institute of Education
Melbourne City Institute of Education
  • Awarded by

    Melbourne City Institute of Education (RTO 22172)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Study Loans eligibleUpfront payment

  • Duration

    9 months

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

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  • Career Outcomes

    Disability Support Worker | Behavioural Support Officer | Senior Personal Care Assistant | Development Officer | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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Last modified: 12 Feb 2019

In a Nutshell

If you're keen to make a real difference in your career then why not give back and help enrich the lives of those living with a disability! Empower others to achieve greater levels of independence and boost their overall wellbeing when you get qualified with a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) awarded by MCIE.

Gain the skills and confidence to be able to work in community and residential facilities, providing support to people with disabilities. Study on campus and get hands-on practice at MCIE's purpose-built, state-of-the-art simulation training rooms.

Upon completion of this qualification, you will have the skills and knowledge to be able to work in a range of health and community services settings.

Work Placement

Gain practical experience and apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios by undertaking 120 hours of work placement.

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    There are no formal pre-requisites for this course, however, you will need to go through a pre-training review process to determine if you are suitable for this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this disability course, the subjects you may study include: 

    Core Units

    • CHCCCS015 -  Provide individualised support
    • CHCDIS002 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    • CHCDIS005 - Develop and provide person-centred service responses
    • CHCDIS007 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
    • CHCDIS008 - Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
    • CHCDIS009 - Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
    • CHCDIS010 - Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
    • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care

    Elective Units

    • CHCCCS011 - Meet personal support needs
    • CHAGE005 - Support relationships with carers and families
    • CHCCCS011 - Provide first aid
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  • Why Melbourne City Institute of Education?

    Discover a career that really makes a difference and achieve your education goals with help and guidance from the widely recognised, Melbourne City Institute of Education (MCIE). Their industry renowned training courses have earned them a host of awards and have seen countless students achieve success in community services, aged care and more. When you study with MCIE you’ll not only get the theory side down pat, but their state-of-the-art facility and custom designed training rooms will give you all the hands-on skills you need. Discover the MCIE difference today!

    MCIE is committed to supporting their students throughout every step of their learning journey, which is why they’ve set up a dedicated Student Welfare Coordinator, available 24/7 to assist you with whatever you need at any time of day. Their support services will help you around finding job opportunities, accommodation needs and ensuring your general health and wellbeing is on track.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115) from MCIE.

This qualification prepares students to pursue a range of position including supervisory roles, within the disability sector. Jobs you may be eligible for include:

Wondering where a career in disability could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

The full fee for this course is $7,500. Government funding may be available. Enquire now to find out more!

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