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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3

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If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live their own life, then this is the course for you.

When you complete this course you will be on a pathway to a career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could find yourself working in a range of settings including residential, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management, supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement, giving you the opportunity to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment through their work placement.

Gain these skills
  • Facilitate community participation, social inclusion and ongoing skills development for clients
  • Communicate, network and work with relevant people to ensure clients are supported
  • Facilitate the empowerment of clients
  • Provide person-centred services to clients with complex needs
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Safe work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate about supporting individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilled life
  • Reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Professional, friendly and supportive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills



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Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Work placement

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Day Support Disability Officer | Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Disability Team Leader | Senior Disability Worker | Job Coordinator | Disabilities Supervisor | Local Area Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Project Officer
  • Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Disability Support Assistant (Schools)

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based
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Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based
Traineeship
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Employer-based
Traineeship
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 02, 2019