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Sterling Business College

Certificate IV in Disability

The Certificate IV in Disability course is designed for those who wish to empower people living with disabilities. Working in the disability sector, you may provide direct care or coordinate various agencies to deliver support services to people with disability.



Face to face training and one day per week industry placement



On campus at Sterling Business College – 65 Newcastle St Perth plus vocational placement (120 hours minimum) at an aged care and disability support provider.  This is arranged by Sterling Business College.



  • Completion of CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support,
  • English proficiency – Please see Entry Requirements for further details.



To achieve this qualification you will be required to successfully complete 14 units – 11 core units and 3 electives.  The elective units will be chosen by Sterling Business College.

At Sterling Business College the first group of units are offered in the Certificate III in Individual Support.


  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support,
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people,
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems,
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care,
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people,
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients.

The units below are offered in the Certificate IV in Disability program.


Additional Core Units

  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance,
  • CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports,
  • CHCDIS005 Develop and provide person-centred service responses,
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability,
  • CHCDIS008 Facilitate community participation and social inclusion,
  • CHCDIS009 Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach,
  • CHCDIS010 Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs.


Additional Elective Unit

  • CHCDIS004 Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies.

*Please note: elective course units may vary




Study pathways

After achieving this qualification you may choose to undertake a Diploma qualification from the Community Services Training package.


Employment pathways

With this qualification, you will be able to pursue a wide variety of roles in the disability sector such as:

  • Care Service Team Leader,
  • Disability Officer – Day Support,
  • Disability Support Officer/Worker,
  • Employment Coordinator (Disability),
  • Project Officer (Life Enhancement Team),
  • Care supervisor (Aged Care),
  • Coordinator of Volunteers (Services to Older People).

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First Instalment AUD2,600.00
Total duration 6 MONTH(S)

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Study at Sterling Business College is designed to allow time out for other important aspects of your life. Classes are held over 3 days, so you have some time out for extra study, work experience, or a casual job. The college is ideally located in a vibrant part of the beautiful city of Perth, close to public transport, inner-city accommodation, cafes and shopping centres.


  • Industry focused and well qualified trainers and assessors
  • Smaller college environment
  • Spacious and well resourced classrooms
  • Accredited courses - guarantees quality of our services and courses
  • Great Location
  • Class sizes are large enough for the exchange of ideas and are small enough for personal attention
  • Accredited courses - guarantees quality of our services and courses


  • Computers for personal use
  • Filtered water
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave ovens
  • Hot drink vending machine, including coffee, hot chocolate, chai latte and soup
  • Snack vending machine offering snacks, soft drinks, juices, chocolates and health food bars
  • Free WiFi for student use


  • Large desks
  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Ample natural light
  • Whiteboards

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Perth, Newcastle Street 65
Perth WA 6849

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+61 2 808 436 31