If you want to make a genuine difference to the lives of people with a disability, then our Certificate IV in Disability course can set you on the right path.
With our nationally accredited qualification, you can develop your skills to assist people with a disability to achieve greater levels of independence and enjoy an increased quality of life. It’s a selfless career choice – and we want to support you in your chosen occupation as much as possible.
The course is delivered flexibly, suited to your particular needs. There is a work placement component of 120 hours embedded within the course. We design some assessments to be completed in your workplace or completed online and plan for your attendance at Kangan Institute to be as work friendly as possible. We can also organise work placement opportunities that are interesting, suit your needs and give you an insight into future careers paths.
Here are just a few things that you will learn during this six month course:
- Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
- Provide individualised support
- Develop and provide person-centred service responses
Rest assured, our teaching staff brings real life experience to the course to assist you to gain a realistic understanding of the disability field.
Once you’ve completed our qualification, you are able to consider any number of career choices, including working as a:
- Disability Support Worker
- Behavioural Support Officer
- Community Development Officer
- Day Support Disability Officer
- Disabilities Supervisor
- Disability Service Officer
- Disability Support Assistant (Schools)
- Disability Team Leader
- Job coordinator
- Lifestyle Support Officer
- Local area coordinator
- Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
- Project Officer
- Senior Disability Worker
- Senior Personal Care Assistant
- Social Educator (Disability)
- Social trainer
- Support Facilitator (Disability)
There’s more good news too! You’ll be studying your disability course at our Moonee Ponds campus, incorporating state-of-the-art training rooms, equipment and facilities for health as well as nursing, aged care, integrated health and disability areas of study. The campuses are perfectly located, close to public transport and shopping precincts.
Our course experts will be more than happy to answer any questions you have about our disability courses.
You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.