CHC43121 Certificate IV in Disability Support

CRICOS Code: 113450A


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. Workers promote a person-centred approach, work according to and may contribute to an individualised plan, and work without direct supervision. They may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

Thomastown, Shepparton
Course Duration
26 weeks (including term breaks)
Next Intake
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Course Fee
AUD 9,250


Completion of CHC33021 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
OR Completion of CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)
OR Completion of CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability PLUS the CHCSS00125 Entry to Certificate IV in Disability Support Skill Set

  • International students must have obtained or completed one of the following:
    • Have obtained an IELTS band score of 6.0 overall with no sub-score less than 5.0 or equivalent such as TOEFL (60), Cambridge English (169), PTE (51.6);
    • Have completed at leastone-year study/training at Certificate IV level or above in Australia in English medium;
    • Have completed any Certificate III or Certificate IV in ESL or EAL from the ESL/EAL Framework (VIC)
    • Have completed Year 12 as a minimum entry requirement to Ei. (See Table – Assessment of Overseas Qualification for Australian Equivalence – Year 12)

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Other Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age requirement is 18 years
  • Australian Year 12 or higher for entry to Diploma and Advanced Diploma level course;
  • IELTS 5.5 overall band or TOFEL 46 (internet based), or Cambridge English 162 (Advance Certificate in Academic English), or Pearson test of English Academic 42 (PTE), or Occupational English Test – B for each test component

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  • Day Support Disability Officer
  • Disability Team Leader or Supervisor
  • Social trainer or Project Officer
  • Disability Service Officer
  • Senior Disability Worker
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Development Officer
  • Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Behavioural Support Officer


CHC43121 – Certificate IV in Disability Support is offered face-to-face and is a full-time course completed in 26 weeks (including term breaks).

Work Component : Yes
Work Component Hours per Week : 20
Work Component Weeks : 4
Work Component Total Hours : 80

Work Placement

Everest Institute will organize Work Placement after consultations and formal agreements with individual students and relevant organizations. It is the responsibility of the student to attend the allocated Work Placement/Professional Experience placement of 80 hours in an aged care, Respite homes, Residential care facilities etc. You may also need to obtain evidence of a Police Check to ensure participation in Fieldwork Placement.


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