CHC40312 Certificate IV in Disability will give you the essential grounding to provide valuable care for people with disabilities. Through this course you will be well equipped with the skills and knowledge to support people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation.
This course is designed for those who are interested in working with people with disabilities and pursuing a fulfilling career in the disability services industry.
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent or mature age students. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:
Age 18 years old and above.
Be able to use and respond to written language, including some unfamiliar material in a variety of contexts. Successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN) .
Obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate, Working with Children Check for Work Experience Placement, as applicable.
For blended delivery the student must have access to a computer with internet and basic computer skills.
This program is available in face to face (4 weeks workshop) delivery mode in Melbourne (Heidelberg) and Sydney campuses:
* Conditions apply.
We are conducting workshops in Footscray (a suburb 5km west of Melbourne) every Tuesday and Friday evenings for this course. These workshops are designed to give extra support to those who are studying this course in online or blended mode.
This program is available in blended delivery mode:
The online component can be completed in a maximum period of one year.
This course is also available as a traineeship for funded students. If you elect to undertake this course as a Traineeship, please provide details of your employer.
Traineeships are delivered as follows:
All theory/ simulation training will occur in the workplace for 2 hours every fortnight over a period of 6-12 months.
For more information about Traineeships, please click here.
Workshops are held every Saturday at IHNA’s Heidelberg campus, every Wednesday in Werribee, every Tuesday and Friday in Footscray for this course.
Candidates may also like to progress to higher level qualifications within the disability sector.
CHC40312 Certificate IV in Disability is an appropriate qualification for people seeking work in disability and direct care work. Possible job outcomes are:
• Behavioural support officer
• Development officer
• Disability officer – day support
• Disability support officer / worker
• Employment coordinator (disability)
• Job coordinator
• Lifestyle support officer
• Local area coordinator
• Marketing coordinator
• Project officer (life enhancement team)
• Residential care officer
• Senior personal care assistant
• Social educator
• Social trainer
We have three campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth and Sydney:
|Melbourne(Heidelberg) Campus||Perth Campus||Sydney Campus|
Upper Heidelberg Road,
Victoria 3081 Australia
Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall,
Perth WA 6000 Australia
33 Argyle Street,
NSW 2150 Australia
T&C's: 1. The Certificate must be completed within 6 months of enrolment in order for participants to be eligible for this offer. 2. Participants cannot enrol for free in First Aid Course until Certificate is complete. 3. Should participants wish to enrol in First Aid Course prior to finishing their Certificate, payment of $AUD150 is required upfront. If participants enrol and finalise total payment for First Aid Course and then complete the Certificate within 6 months, IHNA will provide participant with $AUD150 rebate.