This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.
The work is not always easy, but the rewards are attractive and will bring out the best in you. Our highly qualified and experienced trainers work hand-in-hand with you to ensure you are well prepared.
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability is delivered with Victoria and Commonwealth Government funding for students who meet the eligibility criteria.
For more information, please click here to download a copy of the student handbook in pdf format.
Also read the student code of conduct, rights and responsibilities here
Certificate IV in Disability [CHC43115] will take 600 – 2400 hours. This time frame includes class time and supervised work placement either in a rehabilitation centre, disability centre, supported residential services, disability community organisations or allied health organisations.
On average a learner should allocate 25 hours per week for learning and assessments.
JTI offers flexible training which suits individuals and industry requirements. The flexible nature of our delivery of this course [online, blended, face-to-face] caters to students in need of flexible study/work hours, working parents, students studying other courses, those juggling between employment and studies and all who are time constrained and wish to either further their education or change career paths.
Government Funding Eligibility Criteria
To assess your eligibility for government funding please speak to a Job Training Institute staff member or use the government funding button below.
Funding available currently is in Victoria.
Students with disabilities are also encouraged to access funded training places.
For further information / funding in other state, please contact our friendly staff.
Phone: (03) 9212 3535 | 9802 9697 | 0434378860
|NAME OF COURSE & CODE||Self Funded||Government Funded (Victoria)|
|Registration Fee||Tuition Fee||Total||Without Concession||With Concession#|
|CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability||$450||$1,850
$462.5 × 4 (monthly)
|$2,300||$90 per calendar year($0.10 per scheduled hour)||$18 per calendar year($0.02 per scheduled hour)|
|RPL and Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Rate||$450||Please click here for detailed information||$2,300||$90 per calendar year($0.10 per scheduled hour)||$18 per calendar year($0.02 per scheduled hour)|
|HLTAID003 Provide First Aid||Current certificate is required for Work Placement||$120|
|HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures||Optional||$150|
|JTI Work Placement T-Shirt||Required for Work Placement||$25 each (GST inclusive)|
|Police Check||Required for Work Placement||$50 (GST inclusive)/Employment check $32(Volunteer GST Inclusive) (through fit2work with JTI)|
|Recommended Books||'The Disability Support Worker"
Copies of this textbook are available at JTI Library for borrowing.
|This can be purchased from vendors directly around $89 (price is subject to change by vendors)|
|Re-issue certificate(including Academic Transcript)||Optional||$50|
|Re-issue Academic Transcript||Optional||$25|
Minimum tuition fees for Indigenous students
Under the Indigenous Completions Initiative, all enrolments undertaken by Indigenous students will be charged at the concession rate. This includes Diploma programs.
NOTE: Skills First Program is a subsidised training scheme through the Victorian Government. It is available to eligible residents in Victoria.
If you are eligible for Skills First Program funding and if you complete the course(CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability), government contribution will be approximately $4,650.00
Registration fee for Domestic Full Fee paying student is Non-refundable
Fees are subject to change
JTI advises that accessing Skills First Program entitlement may impact your ability to access to further government subsidised training.
JTI is compliant with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, and Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government funded training.
The student tuition fees are indicative only and subject to change dependent on individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees such as student services and amenity fees may apply.
Concessions on tuition fees for government subsidised training places in all course categories are available to people in the following groups:
Your completion of this course with our institute may affect your future funding eligibility. So be sure this is the course you are interested in, which will enable you get a job and lead to your future career pathway.
Students in Victoria who qualify for government funding are only allowed to undertake 2 courses at the same level in their lifetime with the exclusion of:
Methods of payment:
At Job Training Institute we accept a wide range of payment methods:
* All payment is done in arrears, except the registration fee.
* Registration Fee is non-refundable.
This course is current as per training.gov.au
Successful completion of this Certificate IV Disability [CHC43115] course requires the fulfilment of 14 Units of Study: 11 compulsory and 3 elective units.
Short Courses that may be useful for you:
Work Placement Program
Work placement is not optional; this course includes a compulsory number of hours of practical placement.
We understand the industry and can assist you in finding Work Placement. JTI Work placement Coordinator, JTI Trainers and the student will work collaboratively in securing a work placement.
To attain your certificate you must complete both theory assessments and Work Placement.
If your working with children check or police check have a previous conviction, you need to discuss this with a JTI Trainer/Work Placement Coordinator before enrolling in this course
Requirements for Work Placement
Work placement can commence after a student is satisfactory in the following units of competency:
Other work placement requirements are:
There are no pre-requisites to join this course.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning is the process that recognises a student’s current skills and experience, regardless of where and when the learning occurred. Students may have existing knowledge and skills and these could be formally recognised and credited towards a qualification from JTI. For further information on RPL, please click here.
Credit Transfer (CT)
JTI recognises all qualifications issued under the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework). Original copies of certificate and transcript will need to be sighted by a trainer.
There is no fee for credit transfer.
If a credit transfer for ‘Provide First Aid’ unit is applied for, it must be current, including the CPR component which requires a refresher every year.
Talk to our staff about credit transfer during the enrolment process.
Possible Job Positions
This qualification has pathways for further study in:
The requirements for this course are:
If you are aged 18 years and below, we need further approvals before enrolling you in the course.
There are no prerequisites or mandatory entry requirements, allowing flexible entry points that reflect an entrant’s knowledge, skills and experience.
Language, Literacy and numeracy Assessment:
Prior to course commencement, students will be required to undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) & pre training review assessments. These assessments are used to determine the student’s level of language, literacy and numeracy as required to successfully complete the course and whether the student requires additional support. The purpose of pre-training review is to check the needs of all potential students and make recommendations as to the most appropriate course that will meet their requirements and capabilities.
Some assignments that you will undertake may include:
Assessments can be submitted face to face classes or online, but online is the preferred method of receiving assessments.
Blended Face to Face and Online Learning
Our face-to-face learning is delivered in several delivery sites which are located in Melbourne(Dandenong, Sunshine). Classes are held at a variety of times so as to be convenient and flexible for today’s busy schedules. All our students have both face-to-face and online learning available to them. Students can submit assessments online, which is available 24/7 and thus minimizing time lapse between submissions, marking and feedback. We encourage our students to take full advantage of our e-learning for studying and submitting assignments.
Modes of delivery
JTI students may use a blended mode of learning which includes
Live online support classes
We have online live classes on a regular basis. In these classes students are able to interact with a trainer and one another by asking questions and sharing experiences.
This course will be delivered at one of our campuses or a hired venue. Some students may take the option of attending weekly online classes. Work placement is undertaken at various industry facilities that are not related to Job Training Institute, hence, we are unable to guarantee work placement at a specific facility. Students will be advised of the venue of their work placement that they must attend as their course progresses.
Third Party Arrangements
Job Training Institute does not deliver this course through third party arrangements. We use brokers or agents for recruitment of students, but not for training.
Support Services Available
JTI is committed to ensuring that all students receive adequate learning support to ensure their full potential is reached, therefore, JTI ensures that:
Support services available to all JTI students include:
For more information on support services look at JTI student support policy located on our website www.jti.edu.au
What distinguishes us from other RTO:
Job Training Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with VET standards, and for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation.
JTI does not guarantee the following: