Admission Open

Certificate IV in Disability

Code Title Core/Elective
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being Elective
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs Elective
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Core
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance Core
CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses Core
CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion Core
CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients Elective
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability Core
CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach Core
CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs Core
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports Core

Entry Requirements

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old).
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course.

International Students may not be required to provide evidence of English Language competence where documented evidence can be provided to demonstrate any of the following:

  • the student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
  • the student has completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
  • The student has successfully completed an English Placement Test that shows that they have an IELTS Academic score of 5.5.
  • the student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia.
  • the student has successfully completed their High School in English Language.

Course Duration

This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks and 12 weeks of holidays.
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.

Delivery mode and location

This course will be delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting and on-line, which includes the simulation of workplace-based environment.
Sydney Campus: Level 1,2 & 4, 95 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Course progress

Note that for international student’s satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook that also includes information on the specific support that is available to international students. Students who are identified as being at risk of not meeting course progress requirements will be provided with additional support as recorded in an intervention strategy. The student handbook can be found online at here

Enrolment and Orientation

Upon acceptance of a student’s application for enrolment, a letter of offer, as well as a written agreement and tax invoice for remaining fees, will be forwarded to students. Students must read through all provided information as it will provide all necessary information about the course of study. A Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued once the signed acceptance of the offer and written agreement are received. The first day of each course will include orientation and induction. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress requirements.
This course outline should be read in conjunction with Victorian Institute of Education Student Handbook. This can be found online at here

Course Credit

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 www.southernacademy.edu.au

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.

Selection and enrolment procedures

To enroll into this course an enrolment form must be completed. which can be emailed or posted to students or downloaded from our website. The enrolment form should be completed and then sent to us along with all of the required documentation. For more information about our selection and enrolment processes, contact us at the details shown below.

Contact Details

Contact Details – Call our office on 1300 852 205 (Inside Australia) or +61 2 8031 7727 (Outside Australia) or email us at info@sabt.edu.au

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This Course Includes

  • Course Level: Certificate IV
  • Duration: 52 weeks
  • Qualification Name: Certificate IV in Disability
  • National Code: CHC43115
  • CRICOS Course Code: 0100348
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