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Certificate IV in Disability

Are you passionate about inclusion, advocacy and empowerment? Do you want to extend your skills and knowledge of disability?

The Certificate IV in Disability is for those with potential as a team leader, service coordinator or manager. The course equips support workers with skills and knowledge in empowerment, inclusion, supporting positive lifestyle, advocacy, to independently support people with disability in a wide range of settings including day centres, respite facilities, residential group homes, open employment and home and community.

Course information

Qualification units:
To be awarded your qualification, you will need to successfully complete 14 units; 11 core and 3 electives.

Practical placement:
120 hours of practical placement is required to be undertaken - Field assist in sourcing and coordinating this with you.

Industry compliance training:
Students are given the opportunity to participate in a number of complimentary accredited and non-accredited short courses, which are beneficial for practical placement and for ongoing employment opportunities.

Field deliver this qualification in multiple training venues across Melbourne and Geelong.

Fees and funding

For a full list of fees please click here

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding. Course fees are based on a number of factors and depend on an individual’s eligibility for government funding. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Employment opportunities

On completion of this qualification employment opportunities may include:

  • Support worker
  • Accommodation support worker
  • Home care support
  • In-home respite worker
  • Community care/support worker
  • Residential care worker.

Student requirements

A Police Check and a Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required to complete your practical placement. You are not able to start placement without a police check that is clear and current (within 1 year of issue).