CHC43121 - Certificate IV in Disability Support


Our CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support is a nationally recognized course tailored for individuals committed to making a positive impact in the lives of people with disabilities. This comprehensive program is designed for both international and domestic students aiming to excel in Disability Support and Management.


What You Gain

Upon completion, you’ll possess advanced skills and knowledge required to lead in Disability Support. This course is ideal for those aspiring to advance their careers or transition from allied roles within the sector.

  • Experienced Trainers: Benefit from our experienced trainers who bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience in the disability support sector.

  • Real-world Application: Gain hands-on experience through practical training in fully equipped environments, allowing you to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting.

  • National Recognition: Receive a nationally recognized qualification upon successful completion, opening doors to exciting career opportunities in the disability support industry.


Why Choose Federation Academy?

Prepare for a leadership role in Disability Support with our practical, progressive, and comprehensive Certificate IV in Disability Support. Enroll today to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities.

CHC43121 - Certificate IV in Disability Support


The CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support contains (7 Core Units & 3 Electives Units).

Unit CodeUnit Title Unit Core/Elective
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues  C  
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance  C  
CHCCCS033 Identify and report abuse  E  
CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports  C  
CHCDIS018 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach  C  
CHCDIS017 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion  C  
CHCDIS019 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs  C  
CHCCCS017 Provide loss and grief support  E  
CHCDIS021 Prepare for NDIS support coordination  E  
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety  C  

Students enrolling into SIT40521- Certificate IV in Kitchen Management must meet the following entry requirements: 

  • Completion of: CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)  


  • Completion of: CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)  


  • Completion of: CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability PLUS the CHCSS00125 Entry to Certificate IV in Disability Support Skill Set.  


    • Age 18+  
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent English proficiency  
    • Completed high school Year 12, or equivalent.  

Disability Support Worker: The Certificate IV in Disability Support equips individuals to provide direct support to people with disabilities, facilitating their independence and community participation. Graduates may work in residential care, day programs, or community support settings.

Senior Disability Support Worker: Building on the skills acquired in the Certificate IV, senior disability support workers take on leadership responsibilities, guiding and supervising a team of support workers. They ensure the delivery of high-quality, person-centered care.

Behavioural Support Officer: This role involves specialized training in addressing challenging behaviors in individuals with disabilities. Graduates may work to develop and implement behavior support plans, enhancing the overall well-being of clients.

Community Development Officer: Graduates can contribute to community inclusion by designing and implementing programs that support individuals with disabilities. This role involves collaborating with community resources to create supportive and inclusive environments.

Social Trainer: The Certificate IV in Disability Support provides the foundation for graduates to become social trainers, offering programs that enhance social skills, independence, and community engagement for individuals with disabilities.

Support Coordinator (NDIS): With a focus on navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), support coordinators assist individuals with disabilities in accessing and coordinating the services they need. This role involves liaising with service providers and advocating for clients’ needs.


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