Course Overview

Qualification Duration

This qualification is typically delivered over a minimum duration of 6-12 months, including 120 hours of work placement.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate IV

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and 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 without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 14 units comprising of eleven (11) core units and three (3) elective units.

For a full list of units, please download the course guide here

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check.

Units in this Qualification

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Core
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports Core
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses Core
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Core
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion Core
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach Core
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCCCS005 Conduct individual assessments Elective
CHCCCS008 Develop strategies to address unmet needs Elective
CHCLAH002 Contribute to leisure and health programming Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Accommodation Support Worker
  2. Disability Service Worker
  3. Personal Care Giver
  4. Respite Care Worker


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