Certificate IV in Disability (Superseded) 
Course Code: CHC43115 | CRICOS Code: 0101896


Community Services

Delivery Mode



52 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: CHC43115 | CRICOS Code: 0101896


This course encourages the candidate to work in the role of workers in a wide range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.

Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.


This course has no pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration/Fee

Coure Duration : 52 Weeks

Tuition Fee : $AUD 12,500

Total Course Fee: $AUD 12,500

Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
30th January, 2023 29th January, 2024
06th March, 2023 04th March, 2024
24th April, 2023 22th April, 2024
29th May, 2023 27th May, 2024
17th July, 2023 15th July, 2024
21st August, 2023 19th August, 2024
09th October, 2023 07th October, 2024
13th November 2023 11th November 2024
Entry Requirement
Eligibility Criteria: –

Here’s your check list to check your eligibility: –

  • The candidate must complete 18yrs of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Potential candidates may be asked to undertake an LLN Assessment / Enrolment Interview prior to acceptance.
  • The candidate needs to ensure that they have completed anyone of the following: –

    Australian Year 12 or an equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.

  • IELTS Requirements-

    The candidates need to secure the English level of IELTLS 5.5, with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent such as.,

    IBT 46

    PTE Academic 42

    CAE 162

    OET B

    Duolingo 90

    General English Upper Intermediate

  • MOI Certificate Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
  • The candidate must have the ability to undertake a work placement at a regulated care service.

Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work-based project, research projects, and workplace observations/evidences.

Award Requirements

A candidate is only entitled for the Certificate, once they have successfully completed all units of the course CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability.

On the other hand, candidates who have done a partial completion of the course will receive a Statement of Attainment, for the units they are deemed competent.

It is mandatory to complete work placement to be eligible for attainment of this qualification.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
Community Care Manager, Coordinator of Volunteer Work, Team Leader, Care Team Leader, Family Services Coordinator, Support Facilitator (Community Services), Community Housing Resources Worker.

Essential Information

ISMT College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. ISMT College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.

During the entry process and interview stage ISMT College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL.  Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.

USI is needed for all students studying with ISMT College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au.The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow ISMT College to create an USI on their behalf.


Relevant resources are available at ISMT College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.


Orientation to assist students is provided by ISMT College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.ismt.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.

Vocational Placement

This qualification requires that the learner complete a total of at least 120 hours of work placement in a regulated care service organisation in Australia.

Pathway From Qualification

After completing CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability you may progress to CHC52015 – Diploma of Community Services.

Units Of Competency

The CHC43115 Certificate IV In Disability requires the completion of the following 14 Units (including 11 core and 3 electives).

Core Units
CHCDIS009Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
CHCDIS002Follow estabilished person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS008Facilitate community participation and social Inclusion
CHCDIS005Develop and provide person-centred services responses
CHCCCS015Provide Individualised support
CHCDIS010Provide person- centred services to people with disability with complex needs
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
Elective Units
CHCCCS001Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCAGE005Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCAGE003Coordinate services for older people

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

Related Qualifications

CHC33015 Certificate III In Individual Support  (Superseded)– 0101895

Course Code: CHC33015
CRICOS Code: 0101895

CHC43015 Certificate IV In Ageing Support – 0101897

Course Code: CHC43015
CRICOS Code: 0101897

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability (Superseded) – 0101896

Course Code: CHC43115
CRICOS Code: 0101896

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services  (Superseded) – 0101898

Course Code: CHC52015
CRICOS Code: 0101898

Community Services – Packaged Courses

7 Packaged Courses