Disability Support

Certificate IV in Disability prepares you to become a direct care worker, helping clients with disabilities reach their full potential.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership within a supervisor or managerial position.

A career in disability support is rewarding and allows you to empower and support people with disabilities.

No prerequisite for this Certificate.


Our classes are delivered using a combination of face to face and online learning.

Our contracted Trainers have long standing arrangements with MRC North West Region and deliver our Qualifications and Language, Literacy and Numeracy program.

Students are also required to complete 120 hours practical work-placement. Migrant Resource Centre North West Region (MRCNWR), on the student's behalf, will organise and place each student at a designated facility & community centre. 

Course LogoCourse code: CHC43115

Course length: 30+ weeks

120 hours of work placement

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National Code Title Core/Elective/ Specialisation
CHCCS015 Provide individualised Support Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-cantered behaviour supports Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
CHCLEG003 Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability Core
CHCDIS008 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCDIS005 Provide person-centered services to people with disability with complex needs Core
HLTWHS002 Develop and provide person-centered service responses Core
CHCDIS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skill development using a person-centered approach Core
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Elective
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCDIS004 Communicate using a augmentative and alternative communication strategies Elective


MRCNWR students who do not qualify for government funding can apply for a payment plan to study. MRCNWR follow option 3 of AQTF condition 5- that the RTO does not charge  any upfront fees over $150

Students must complete a mandatory work placement (120 hours) when nearing or after completing the learning and assessment requirements of the course. MRCNWR Student Support Team will assist you in finding a suitable workplace arrangement.

Entry requirements

Career pathway

Candidates may enter work roles in Disability Support with a Certificate IV qualification and at some stage build on that qualification to move into:

Course outcome

Upon completion of this qualification, you will receive the nationally recognised CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability along with a statement of attainment for the completion of each individual unit.

RTO 22596

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