CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability

Become a Qualified Disability Support Worker or Residential Care Officer in Australia

Do you envision a career where your daily efforts contribute to the empowerment and betterment of others? Or perhaps, you're seeking the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate care for a loved one living with a disability? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability is your gateway to achieving these noble aspirations.

Start Date
Start anytime.
Duration
Study for a minimum of 11 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
Delivery
100% online with 120 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Behavioural Support Officer 
  • Community-Based Support Officer 
  • Disability Support Worker 
  • Disability Team Leader/Supervisor 
  • Residential Care Officer 
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant

Course Fees Include

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Institute

Open Colleges (OC) | RTO #90796

Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

Payment Options

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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

Course Pre-Requisites

As of November 2023, the Certificate III is the mandatory entry requirement for the Certificate IV. Fortunately, the course provider does offer this certificate.

About The Course

Unlock Your Potential in Disability Support: A Comprehensive Course for Aspiring Care Professionals

Are you passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? Do you envision a career where your daily efforts contribute to the empowerment and betterment of others? Or perhaps, you're seeking the knowledge and skills to provide compassionate care for a loved one living with a disability? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability is your gateway to achieving these noble aspirations.

This comprehensive certificate course offers a deep dive into the essential skills and knowledge required in the disability sector. You'll start with 'Facilitate the Empowerment of People with Disability', a unit that equips you with the skills to support individuals in achieving greater independence and self-determination. 'Provide Person-Centered Services to People with Disabilities with Complex Needs' ensures you are adept at tailoring services to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Furthermore, delve into 'Develop and Provide Person-Centered Service Responses', a unit that hones your ability to design and deliver services that truly resonate with the people you support. 'Manage Legal and Ethical Compliance' prepares you to navigate the critical aspects of legal and ethical practices in disability services. 'Administer and Monitor Medications' provides the vital skills needed for medication management, an essential aspect of care.

Upon completing this course, a range of career opportunities await you. You could find yourself thriving as a Disability Support Worker, Residential Care Officer, Behavioural Support Officer, Community-Based Support Officer, Disability Team Leader, or Senior Personal Care Assistant. Each role offers the chance to make a tangible difference in people's lives, providing support, advocacy, and care to those who need it the most. So are you ready to embark on a journey that's not just a career but a calling? Enquire today and step into a world where your skills, compassion, and dedication can change lives.

Testimonials

"Fantastic! Enrolling myself in the diploma and heading down the online path was daunting at first, especially juggling work and kids, but I was pleasantly surprised how user-friendly the whole course has been. The course content is easy to follow and manage. You do need good time management and motivation to stay on track, however the student support has been fantastic.” - Lucinda

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