Qualification Code: CHC43115 | CRICOS Course Code: 089303E
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.
International – 52 weeks (40 weeks of classes + 12 weeks of holidays).
International – 20 hours per week face to face plus 120 hours mandatory work placement.
- Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent
- IELTS 5.5 overall or equivalent or successful completion of 12 weeks of EAP,
Exam Preparation or General English at Upper- Intermediate level
from approved providers, or educated for 5 years in an English-speaking
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) course pre-assessment test
- Be 18 years of age or over
- Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Before commencement of work placement, students are required to:
- Provide a Working with Children Check
- Provide a Police Clearance Check
- Have a reasonable level of fitness to cope with standing, lifting, bending,
twisting and reaching
- Be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy to respond appropriately to
- NDIS Online Module
- NB. BCC Institute highly recommends students complete the immunisation
process before practical placements commence as some facilities will not
provide placement to students with out immunisation
Students must also have access to:
- A PC or equivalent running or capable of running Microsoft Windows 2010
and Microsoft Office 2010 and above
- Internet connection
Since March 23, 2020 all BCC Institute courses have been delivered online via the Zoom platform. Face to face classes will resume once the Australian government has announced it is safe to do so.
Face to face training
Face to face classes at BCC Institute are kept small with a maximum of 15 students per class, allowing more quality time with their trainer. Each trainer has extensive experience in their industry, providing first hand knowledge and learning techniques for their students.
All students will experience 120 hours of work placement. This is a compulsory part of the course.
14 units (11 core + 3 electives)
Units of Competency
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised support
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIS002 Follow established person – centred behaviour support*
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability*
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
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person – centred service responses
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
CHCADV002 Provide advocacy and representation services
CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
*Unit is an elective. All other units are core units of competency.
Fees and Charges
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability – (CRICOS Course Code 089303E) – Full time
Usual In-class Fees
- Tuition Fee: $8,000
- Enrolment Application Fee: $200
- Materials Fee: $500
- Total Course Fees: $8,700
*NEW* Online Delivery Special from 27 April 2020
Tuition Fee: $1500 per term for the duration of course delivery online
No Enrolment Application Fee (Saving $200)
Materials Fee: $500