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Full course  $3,500

Government Funding

High level Skills Funding

Student Contribution $15.00


6 months – 2 years

Delivery location

Lawnton / online / workplace


Full time / part time

Delivery mode

Internal / online / workplace / RPL / combination

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Email: training@spectrum.org.au
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Certificate IV in Disability


The Certificate IV in Disability qualification prepares you for work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and open employment services, other community settings and people’s homes. There are a number of roles you could undertake including:

  • Disability officer – day support,
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Job coordinator
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Local area coordinator

Your knowledge and skills gained through this qualification and/or previous experience will equip you to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self reliance and community participation. You will report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service Agencies.

Key features
  • Learn from our sector leading trainers
  • Recognition of experience and prior learning of existing workers’ experience
  • Recognition of learning of people with a lived experience of disability
  • Study in a flexible manner that suits you
  • Access a range of assessment methods designed to suit your background and study goals


The  Certificate IV in Disability  is made up of fifteen units of competency.  Ten of these units are core units and five are elective units.

A number of units within this qualification are common to other Certificate IV qualifications in Mental Health and Community Services Work, therefore individual training plans can be developed to suit your background and learning needs.

View the packaging rules for the Certificate IV in Disability and see what core and elective units you can complete.


There are no prerequisites for Spectrum Training’s Certificate IV in Disability.

How to enrol

We offer a number of streamlined enrolment options to suit your needs.  Individual students, can enrol by filling in the form below.

If you represent a group of students or would like a tailored program for your workplace then please contact us directly to see how we can help you reach your learning and development goals.

View this qualification on the Australian Government’s training.gov.au website.