Certificate IV in Disability Support

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Hader Institute of Education
  • Awarded by

    Hader Institute of Education

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Community Worker | Disabilities Services Officer | Disability Support Worker | Community Care Worker | 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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  • In a Nutshell

    If you're a compassionate type of person who enjoys helping others around you, then this CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support qualification from Hader Institute of Education could provide you with a pathway to a rewarding career.

    This course has been specifically crafted to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to assist individuals with disabilities in achieving increased independence, enhanced self-reliance, greater community involvement, and overall improved well-being. Employing a people-centered approach, participants will gain an understanding of the significance of considering each individual's unique needs and aspirations. They will also learn how to collaboratively adhere to and potentially contribute to creation of specialised individualised plans. The program encompasses both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, empowering graduates to confidently fulfil their roles without direct supervision. For those with leadership aspirations, the curriculum offers insights into supervising and potentially leading a cohesive small team.

    Theoretical component of the course is conducted online, with 40 hours of work experience to be completed in an approved disability facility.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Specific entry requirements for this course:

    • Completion of: CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) OR
    • Completion of: CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) OR
    • Completion of: CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability PLUS the CHCSS00125 Entry to Certificate IV in Disability Support Skill Set.

    Students also should:

    • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • Have completed their education to a level which is equivalent to Year 10 or has completed an AQF Certificate III level qualification.
    • Be capable of completing 40 hours of work placement in a community services or home services, supporting people with a disability.
    • Have suitable language, literacy and numeracy skills to read and comprehend learning materials and perform tasks related to recording workplace documents including reading and writing detailed reports, case notes, reports and other documents, interpreting workplace policy and procedure and reporting hazards. Learners are required to pass an online LLN assessment test at or above level 3 in reading, writing and numeracy.
    • Have sound computer skills to navigate simple software to complete the online component of this course and must be able to use intermediate level Word features in order produce and present word-processed documents/ reports.
    • Have access to a laptop and internet to complete this online course.
    • Have a valid Working with Children Check/Blue Card (or be prepared to obtain this prior to work placement).
    • Have a valid Police Check (or be prepared to obtain this prior to work placement).
    • Have a current and clear NDIS Worker Screening Check as per your state/territory.
  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing this CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support qualification from Hader Institute of Education, you will study the following subjects:

    • CHCCCS044 - Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
    • CHCDIS017: - Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
    • CHCDIS021 - Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
    • CHCDIS019 - Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • CHCMHS001 - Work with people with mental health issues
    • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
    • CHCCCS035 - Support people with autism spectrum disorder
    • CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
    • CHCCCS036 - Support relationships with carer and family


  • Why Hader Institute of Education?

    Hader Institute of Education (RTO 45162) are leading online educators providing training services to individuals who want to pursue a career in Mental Health, Youth work, Community Services, Alcohol and other Drugs and Counselling programs.

    Courses are offered online and can be accessed anywhere in Australia through your home computer.

    Hader Institute of Education's online trainer & assessors are qualified, dedicated professionals who have current industry experience and qualifications in a range of industries. Their industry experience is continually up to date by participating in professional development activities, therefore giving learners the best practical industry experience.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support qualification from Hader Institute of Education. You will have all the skills needed, and be fully qualified to start a fulfilling career in one of many disability support roles available nationally, both in government and private organisations.

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    Hader Institute of Education offers you an option of paying up-front, or you can take advantage of interest-free payment plans starting from as little as $53 per week.

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