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CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support reflects the role of individuals in a range of community settings and peoples’ homes, who provide support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
Students must be 18 years old and above.
A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent is required.
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.
Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.
AVTA does not guarantee that:
|Core Unit Code||Core Unit Title|
|*CHCCCS044||Follow established person-centred behaviour supports|
|CHCDIS017||Facilitate community participation and social inclusion|
|*CHCDIS018||Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach|
|*CHCDIS019||Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCMHS001||Work with people with mental health issues|
|*HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|CHCDIV003||Manage and promote diversity|
|CHCCCS007||Develop and implement service programs|
|*HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
The above selected elective units may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned above.
*This unit must be completed before commencing placement.
Vocational placement is an essential component of this qualification. Vocational placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.
To achieve this qualification, students will be required to complete at least 40 hours of unpaid vocational placement.
The College organises student placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.
All students must be willing to undertake placement in a disability care facility. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.
Prior to attending vocational placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.
Before commencing vocational placement:
Students will be required to complete HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid. This unit is an elective within this qualification and will need to be completed prior to placement.
Students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense. Students will be notified via email on when to obtain these documents:
|Offshore International Students||This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.|
|Onshore International Students||1. This is done prior to arrival to Australia, as part of Health Examination where health records are sent directly to Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) by panel of doctors.|
2. As part of visa renewal process, students are required to undergo health examination
Social Educator (Disability)
Day Support Disability Officer
Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
Local area coordinator
Disability Team Leader
Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
Disability Service Officer
Senior Disability Worker
Lifestyle Support Officer
Senior Personal Care Assistant
Community Development Officer
Support Facilitator (Disability)
Behavioural Support Officer
Completion of an AVTA qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.