CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability(International) - Educare Training Institute

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability(International)

Millions of Australians with disabilities reply on the quality services provided by support workers and it is critical for support works to be able to communicate, work with and support people with disability in all aspects of their life. Being a disability support worker may be challenging but the outcome is highly rewarding. Educare College is ever ready to assist you in achieving your desire to help build better lives for those in need.

The CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability course provides students the skills and knowledge required in the community services industry to empower people with disabilities to achieve higher independence level, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing through training and support. This course contains 14 units (11 core and 3 electives) and covers the following themes;

  • Support Independence and Wellbeing
  • Compliant Aged Care Practice
  • Work in Health and Community Services
  • Support and Empowerment of Older People
  • Palliative Care Services
  • Empowering People with Disability
28 January 2019

04 March 2019

22 April 2019

27 May 2019

15 July 2019

19 August 2019

07 October 2019

11 November 2019


The course duration typically takes 28 weeks.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you should have;

  • Completed at least Year 12 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent


Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for

  • CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (recommended but not compulsory)
  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall band score (no individual band less than 5.0)
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Working with Children Check and Police Clearance – Blue Card
  • A good level of physical fitness

Delivery Method

The Certificate IV in Disability course is delivered through online study. We understand that students have commitments and responsibilities to attend to, however, we require students to submit a minimum of one assessment per month in order to complete the course without delay.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer (CT)

Have industry experience but no formal qualification? Concerned about spending valuable time on a course to gain skills and knowledge you already possess?

Our friendly staff will guide you through the RPL/CT process and collect the evidence needed to support your application. We issue applicants RPL/CT documentation requesting specific information relating to acquired skills and knowledge achieved within the past five years. An interview process and practical skills assessment will then be conducted if required.

To apply for RPL or CT, contact Student Services for more information on 07 3114 3458 or email us at

Student Resources

  • Laptop/Personal Computer and Internet Access
Core Units
Code Title
CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised Support
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred Service Responses
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the Empowerment of people with Disability
CHCDIS008 Facilitate Community Participation and Social inclusion
CHCDIS009 Facilitate Ongoing Skills Development Using a Person-centred Approach
CHCDIS010 Provide Person-centred Services to people with Disability with Complex Needs
CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People
CHCLEG003 Manage Legal and Ethical Compliance
HLTAAP001 Recognise Healthy Body Systems
HLTWHS002 Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care
Elective Units
Code Title
CHCADV001 Facilitate the Interests and Rights of Clients
CHCCCS011 Meet Personal Support Needs
CHCCCS025 Support Relationships with Carer and Families

The fee indicated for this course is for students on an international student visa.

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability $9,405
Packaged Qualifications (Commences in 2019)
Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) +

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

(Course Duration: 80 weeks)

CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) +

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability +

CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services**

(Course Duration: 130 weeks)


**Higher level course in packages is considered the principle course of study; Tuition fees are inclusive of all learning materials, enrolment fee and a Student ID card. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a visa requirement and is not a tuition fee. Educare College is in partnership with nib OSHC but will provide students with other options.

**For more information on payment plans, please email**

Study Pathways:

  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services

Career Pathways:

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Disability Supervisor/Team Leader
  • Community Development Officer
  • Behavioural/Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant

International Student Handbook

International Enrolment Application Form

NB: You will need to contact an Education Agent to facilitate your visa application. Should you require assistance in doing so, please email