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CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

Category : Disability

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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

ANE College has the following entry requirements:
International students must:

  • be at least 18 years of age and have completed year 12 or equivalent
  • participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs
  • have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    • successful completion of an English Placement Test.

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

ANE college welcomes all international students, who meet our entry requirements, are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in disability work services.
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector.
  • Seeking a pathway to higher level of qualifications.

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroombased, as well through workplace based training. The course is delivered at Suite 67 & 68 Level 6, 8 – 24 Kippax Street Surry Hills NSW 2010, as well as at work placement locations in a variety of locations

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks of study. Students are also required to complete 120 hours of work placement (to be completed during weeks 9 and 10 of each term). Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.

Students, who complete this course, may continue their education into the qualification of Diploma of Community Services (CHC52015) or higher education qualification in community services at university.

Students, who wish to study Certificate 4 in Disability (Course code CHC43115), requires to successfully complete eleven (11) core units and three (3) elective units. Elective units of this qualification have been carefully selected by ANE college to ensure that students achieve a broad range of skills and knowledge
in disability services. Units included in this qualification are:

CHCCCS015Provide individualised supportCore
CHCDIS002Follow established person-centred behaviour supportsCore
CHCDIS005Develop and provide person-centred service responsesCore
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disabilityCore
CHCDIS008Facilitate community participation and social inclusionCore
CHCDIS009Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approachCore
CHCDIS010Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needsCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceCore
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careCore
HLTWHS004Manage work health and safetyElective
CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleElective
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsElective

Please note that as international students, in order to meet your visa requirements, you are required to satisfactorily complete your course progress and class attendance’s requirements. For further information, please refer to International Student Handbook that also includes information on specific supports available for international students. Also, students, who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress and attendance requirements, will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy. International Student Handbook is available at our website:

Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a Letter of Offer (including the Student Agreement) will be sent to you. You should carefully review the document because it will provide you with all necessary information about the course of study, including terms and conditions. Once we received your signed Letter of Offer, we will issue you an invoice of your first instalment requested showing, and once this has been paid, a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued to you. On the first day of each course, the Orientation and Induction session will be organised. The Orientation and Induction activity will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress and attendance requirements. This course brochure should be read in conjunction with ANE International Student Handbook. This can be found online at

All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes:

  • Academic and personal support.
  • Referral to external support services.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to find employment opportunities in disability services sectors and work as a Disability Officer for various disability care services across Australia.

You are required to attend classes for 15 hours and complete approximately 5 hours of through online delivery (via microsoft teams ). Self Study will include reading and general research for assessments. Timetable information will be provided in the student’s Letter of Offer. Students may commence this course at the start of any term. As part of training programs, you are required to complete 120 hours of work placement at relevant Disability Services sectors/organisations.

Work Placement is to be completed during weeks 9 and 10 of each term. ANE college will assist students in finding a Work Placement. However, students are also encouraged find for their own work placements.

Work Placement induction will be held before students commence their Work Placement tasks.

Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:

  • Written questions,
  • Projects,
  • Presentations Reports,
  • Role plays/observations,
  • Portfolios

At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

The costs for this course are as follows: Course fees: $11,400.
Non-Tuition fees: May apply and can be found in the International Student Prospectus. A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Letter of offer. Non-payment of course fees may result in cancellation of enrolment. Course fees do not include laptops or computer software.

Name of software
Office 365$129 annually
Laptop costs
Any laptop that meets the specifications below.$450 (approximate only)Various

Laptops and software may be purchased by students through the suppliers as listed above or any other suppliers that offer the resources noting that costs may vary at the time of purchase.

To enrol for this course, you are required to complete an Enrolment form. The Enrolment form can be emailed or posted to students or being downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and sent to us along with all of required documentations. For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, please contact us.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per the information included in our International Student Handbook, which is available at For international students, the granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course. The result of an application for credit and any changes to fees or course duration will be advised to students in writing. If course credit is granted following issuance of the Confirmation of Enrolment, students will receive a new Confirmation of Enrolment showing a reduced duration. For any questions about course credit, contact us at the details shown below.

Students should also note the following minimum specifications for a laptop which students must bring to each class.

PCMinimum requirements
ProcessorIntel® or AMD processor with 64-bit support*; 2 GHz or faster processor Microsoft Windows 10
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows 10
RAM2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space3.1 GB or more of available hard-disk space
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended.
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services
MacOS:Minimum requirements
ProcessorMulticore Intel processor with 64-bit support
Operating systemMacOS version 10.12 (Sierra), macOS version 10.13 (High Sierra), or macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
RAM2 GB or more of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Hard disk space4 GB or more of available hard-disk space for 64-bit installation; additional free space required during installation.
Monitor resolution1024 x 768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 512 MB or more of dedicated VRAM; 2 GB is recommended
Graphics processor acceleration requirementsOpenGL 2.0-capable system
InternetInternet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services

International students are also required to obtain Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. ANE college introduces details of OSHC providers in our International Student Handbook. You will be provided with further information about it once you have started your course. Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in our International Student Handbook. Students are strongly encouraged to review these costs in relation to their budgets. Further information can be found at

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