About the course

About the course

Are you interested in commencing a career in the disability sector?  Do you currently work in the disability sector and wish to complement your existing skills and knowledge? 

This introductory course provides training for people who want to provide services to NDIS participants within the disability sector.

You will develop skills and knowledge in:

  • supporting an NDIS participant to achieve their stated goals
  • working within a human rights framework to ensure NDIS participant personal safety
  • working safely when supporting an NDIS participant
  • completing and processing required documentation
  • working effectively with others

Course Details

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Fees & Schedule


This course is completely government funded, so you will not need to pay to enrol

Free TAFEFull Fee
Tuition Fee$0$340
Service Fee$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83
Material Fee$0$0
Retain Course Items$0$0
Total Course Estimate$249$589
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$249$589

Teachers


Our teachers have extensive experience working in the disability sector. All teachers have vocational qualifications in disability studies.

Course Content


To complete the requirements of this course, competency in the unit 'Work Effectively With a National Disability Insurance Scheme Participant (VU22448)' must be demonstrated.

Intended 2021 intakes

Term 2 March 2021 Intake;

Wednesday and Thursday 24 and 25 March 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 31 March and 1 April 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 21 and 22 April 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 28 April 12:00pm – 4:00pm (with final assessment)

Term 3 July 2021 Intake

Wednesday and Thursday 21 and 22 July 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 28 and 29 July 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 4 and 5 August 9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 12 August 12:00pm – 4:00pm (with final assessment)

Term 4 November 2021 Intake;

Wednesday and Thursday 17 and 18 November 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 24 and 25 November 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 1 and 2 December 9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 9 December 12:00pm – 4:00pm (with final assessment)

Due to current COVID19 restrictions this short course will be run remotely, via Microsoft Teams. 

Prerequisites


As a general guide to entry, you will be best equipped to achieve the course if you have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Level 3. 

If you have language, literacy and numeracy skills at lower levels you may require additional support to successfully undertake the course.

Students will need to have access to a computer, microphone and working camera to undertake this course.

Materials Required for class


All of the learning materials will be available to you once you have enrolled

Target Audience


This introductory course is suited to:

  • new entrants into the disability sector and provides a pathway to further qualifications
  • individuals employed by an organisation to provide funded services to an NDIS participant
  • individuals self employed and working as a sole trader when directly employed by an NDIS participant to provide funded services to the participant

Learning Pathways


After you successfully complete this course, you may wish to apply for entry into the Certificate III in Individual Support, Certificate III in Education Support, Certificate IV in Disability or the Diploma of Community Services

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