Career Opportunities and Pathways
The Certificate IV in Disability gives you the experience and expertise to support people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to be employed in a variety of home, community or residential facility based support worker positions for individuals living with a disability. We provide students opportunities for disability care jobs within Hessel Group, if eligible. Giving you greater chances of being employed if you study with us.
Further study within a university is available after completing this course.
- Accommodation Support
- Care Worker
- Disability Support Coordinator
- Employment Coordinator (Disability)
Certificate IV in Disability CHC43121
This qualification has a total of 10 units of competency which are split up into 7 core units and 3 elective units.
Students must complete a total of 120 hours (placement) as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units competency.
|Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
|Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
|Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
|Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
|Manage legal and ethical compliance
|Work with people with mental health issues
|Maintain work health and safety
|Develop and provide person-centred service responses
|Develop and promote positive person-centred behaviour supports
|Prepare for NDIS support coordination
In some cases, prior learning experience can be used as evidence of your current skills and abilities. Information about how to apply can be sourced by contacting our office on 8462 0222.
Funding and Payment Options
This course is supported by the Government of South Australia. If you're eligible to receive funding support, the course fee is $1,040.63 (or $375 if you are a concession card holder).
To find out more about how this program is funded, and if you are eligible, click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor.
Our payment plans start from as low as $14.58 per fortnight for concession card holders. Click here to contact our Enhance Training course advisor to discuss payment options.
About the course
Our Enhance Training Certificate IV in Disability CHC43121 Course is here to help you further your career in the disability support sector.
By studying with us you’ll be able to advance from your previous Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021, or Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015 to work with clients with or without direct supervision or even coordinate your own small team of support workers as a team leader or manager.
You will learn how to assist people living with disability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Once you have successfully completed this course you could choose to seek employment as a Care Worker, Disability Support Coordinator, Employment Coordinator (Disability) or a position of similar level in the field of disability services. Alternatively, you could use this qualification to pursue university studies.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone who loves their work in disability care and is looking for the next step. The disability care sector needs passionate, driven people to fill a variety of essential roles at all levels. This course is for caring individuals who like to support others, who currently have a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021, or Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015, or relevant equivalent industry experience and who want to progress to a more senior role in the industry.
In-house student support
You will receive great student support throughout your studies with Enhance Training where you will have your own trainer providing support, or for more individualised strategies, a learner support service (LSS) case manager will be assigned to you. LSS is an initiative of SkillsSA and the Government of South Australia and supports you with study plans, flexible study delivery, after-hours support and guidance which also extends after your training is complete.
This course requires you to complete 120 hours of placement, which are detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. These can be completed while you study. Through Enhance Training’s wealth of experience in the industry we can assist you in finding appropriate Placements, should you need help to do so.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
We believe your previous study and life experience can and should be counted toward your current studies. This is something referred to as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you have previous learning or training that you believe could assist in your Enhance Training studies, please contact our office to discuss if a credit transfer is possible in your situation.
What you will need
As a student of Certificate IV in Disability CHC43121 you are required to have completed a Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33021, or Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) CHC33015.
You will also need access to internet, email, a computer and a driver’s licence.
Why choose to study with Enhance Training?
We’re happy to acknowledge that there are many training organisations that offer courses similar to ours, across the country. So why is Enhance Training right for you? What’s the Enhance Training difference?
We are the industry
Enhance Training is for those who want the best education for themselves and the best results for the people they get to work with. We don’t just understand the care industry, we are the industry. Enhance Training is part of Hessel Group, which both employs people and assists those who are seeking disability support, aged care, childcare services and allied health services.
Unlike many training providers, we are an end-to-end service. This means that through Enhance Training and the wider Hessel Group, you learn, complete placement, become qualified, complete training and even progress to positions within our wide network of Hessel Group care services and clients.
Direct from the experts
Our teachers and trainers are in the industry too. They have direct, recent, first-hand experience in the industry so can relate to your questions and queries about the topic and demonstrate how these scenarios may play out on the job.
Real life practice, without the pressure
We have a dedicated Skills Lab which is set up with real equipment to mimic environments you may come across on the job. This means you can practice the skills you’ve gained, in full, minimising the stress of being faced with scenarios for the first time out in the real world. We find this helps our students to gain a positive understanding of their skills, without pressure.
How do I enrol?
Enrolment in this Certificate IV in Disability CHC43121 course and other Enhance Training courses is easy. If you are ready to enrol then click here to get started. If you are not quite ready to enrol and would like to speak with a course advisor, complete this form and we will be in touch shortly.