This is a Free TAFE for Priority Course. Find out about your eligibility

Gain the skills necessary to provide individualised care

If you want a rewarding career in the field of disability services, this course is for you.

On successfully completing this course, you will support people with disabilities in a person-centred and individualised manner, ensuring they are empowered to take maximum control of their own lives.

There are 14 units of competency to complete, with electives chosen by local disability services as being relevant to the needs of disability support workers.

You will extend your skills with classes on social inclusion, diverse and complex needs, non-verbal communication techniques, autism and person-centred practices. You will also need to complete 120 hours of work placement at the end of your course.

Frankston – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Berwick - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am - 4pm

You can study this course on campus, or online. Find out more about studying the Certificate IV in Disability with Chisholm Online.

This course is covered by the Free TAFE initiative

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in this course, if you’re eligible, from 1 January 2019. Note that you will still need to pay other fees such as student services or materials fees.

Find out about your eligibility.

Course code
On campus
Frankston, Berwick, Bass Coast, Mornington Peninsula
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Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 week.
Start dates
Weeks commencing 23 Apr and 16 Jul (Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast only)