Are you passionate about empowerment, advocacy and inclusion for those with a disability?  Keen to extend your skills and knowledge? Make an impact by studying a CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability qualification at The Centre

Our nationally recognised Disability qualification will open employment doors to start a career in the disability sector

What you will learn

CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is designed to prepare learners for a career in Disability, supporting clients to reach their full potential

During this course you will learn how to work effectively with people living with disabilities and how to meet their individual care needs. During your study you will learn how to offer individualised support to those with disabilities.

Learn the tools needed to accurately respond to difficult or challenging situations in the health care industry, and to support and enhance the independence of people with disabilities.

This course will qualify you to work in a variety of support roles, with a number of employment avenues to explore once you graduate.

  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Community-Based Support Officer
  • Disability Support Worker
  • Disability Team Leader/Supervisor
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Senior Personal Care Assistant

Why study this course?

Focusing on careers-based, practical and hands on learning, students who choose to study Disability at The Centre develop their skills in smaller class sizes within a supportive learning environment.

This certificate is perfect for those who are wanting to start a career in disability, as well as for those who are already working in the industry but who need to formalise their qualifications in order to progress in their career.

Work Placement

Our successful partnerships with local providers has seen learners study on campus and then apply their skills in industry the very next day.

By undertaking work placement during your studies, you will have an opportunity to put the knowledge you have learned in the classroom into practice. Develop practical, on-the-job experience and confidence out in the workplace before you graduate. This is also an opportunity to develop contacts and networks that may lead to gaining employment.


There are no prerequisites for studying a Certificate IV in Disability, although students must be over the age of 18 by the time you are due to complete the course.  (This is the minimum age required to work in this field).

A Working with Children’s Check will be required before commencing this course.

Start dates and locations for Semester 1 2020:

Wangaratta – Commencing February 2020

Seymour – Commencing February 2020


The Centre is committed to providing a safe learning space to people of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI), Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community and those living with a disability.


Or email us at contact@thecentre.vic.edu.au to make an enquiry