Open Colleges

Certificate IV in Disability

CHC43115Open Colleges
Duration
Up to 18 monthsself-paced
Study mode
Online
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Gain comprehensive knowledge needed for work in the disability sector, from basic care skills to advanced practices and leadership skills
  • Prepare for a range of roles in the industry, including management positions
  • Study online and at your own pace before gaining practical skills through a supervised work placement

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Disability Support Worker, Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant, and 7 more.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

 

However, you must be at least 18 years of age, have regular access to the internet and have a level of physical fitness that would allow you to perform tasks related to direct personal care.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Empower people living with a disability
  • Provide individualised care and support
  • Provide support to people with complex needs
  • Promote community participation and inclusion
  • Lead a team of support workers

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Open Colleges can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Work placement

Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

This course includes 120 hours of work placement. This must be undertaken in a professional disability service.


Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate IV in Disability have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Disability Support Worker
$75k3,973
Support Worker
$60k4,860
Community Support Worker
$65k4,214
Powered by SEEK Career Advice

Support and delivery

When you study online with Open Colleges, you will have access to:

  • A Student Support Team who are available via phone, live chat and email to help with any administration issues. They can provide assistance with enrolment, updates on your course progress and help with work placement queries.
  • A Learning Support Team made up of former teachers, trainers and academics who can provide study tips and tricks, advice on research strategies and help you use OpenSpace, your online campus
  • Academic assistance from your trainers who are available to help with any course content questions and will provide feedback on your assessments
  • Career support via a range of resources including resume tips, a career change guide, quizzes and information on career pathways

Find out more about this course

Open Colleges

Certificate IV in DisabilityCHC43115

You may wish to discuss the following with Open Colleges:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
  • Support with sourcing placements

Submit an enquiry direct to Open Colleges.

Other institutions that offer this course

Find out more about this course


Open Colleges

Certificate IV in DisabilityCHC43115

Submit an enquiry direct to Open Colleges.

© Copyright 2019 SEEK Learning
International group companies: