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What will I learn?

Course Information

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

Completing this qualification may lead to careers such as;

  • Behavioural support officer
  • Disability officer - day support
  • Residential care officer
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Senior personal care assistant
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Social educator
  • Lifestyle support officer


The course requires a student to complete 14 units to gain the nationally recognised; CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Core Units

CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support

CHCDIS002 Follow established personcentred behaviour supports

CHCDIS005 Develop and provide personcentred service responses

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion

CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach

CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing

Delivery and Assessment

Training and assessment is conducted in the classroom as well as in practical labs when required to simulate real work environment. Students are also expected to conduct self-study during the duration of the course.

Assessments comprise of project, observation and written work

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability, individuals could progress to undertake studies CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services.



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$9,400.00 (5,17,052) per year
Application Charges: AUD $200
Start date

11 July 2022, 15 August 2022, 3 October 2022, 7 November 2022


Windsor College

King Street Campus,

Level 4, 310 King Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Age Requirements

All applicants must be 18 years or older at the commencement of their course

English Language Requirements

All International students applying for Hospitality courses at Windsor College must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Academic Requirements

To gain entry into Certificate III, IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses, participants must have successfully completed Year 12, or secondary studies in the applicants home country which are equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification.