Certificate IV in Disability


This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.

  • Apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self reliance and community participation.
  • Report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.
  • May work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers.

Mode of study

Classroom and self-directed learning as well as work placement.

Course Duration

35 weeks

Entry Requirements

Individuals would need to fulfil the following requirements:
  • Aged 18 years or above
  • Successful completion of Year 10 or the equivalent level of study
  • Successful completion of LLN test

Possible Employment Opportunities

 This course may provide you with employment opportunities in residential or community settings with people with disabilities in a direct care role.

 Job roles may include:
  • Disability officer – day support
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Senior personal care assistant