This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, participation and wellbeing.
Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and /or coordinate a small team.
The course is industry and nationally recognized and is delivered by Stirling Institute of Australia (21132).
Students can go into a range of employment or further study options, including the following courses:
Disability officer Day Support
Disability Support Officer/ Worker
Senior Personal Care Assistant
HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services
Prospective students are required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) assessment and a Pre- Training Interview, administered by and to the satisfaction of Stirling Institute of Australia.
Students are required to undertake 120 hours of supervised practical placement with an approved provider that provides services to people with disabilities. Students are required to find their own practical placement, however, SIA will provide assistance and support where needed.
Students must have a valid Police Check.
Estimated duration of 35 tuition weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit.
Fees applicable only to those who do not qualify for Skills First funding.
lease visit http://www.skills.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Students/Pages/vtg-eligibility-indicator.aspx to determine whether you are eligible.
Standard Course Fee: $6,216
*Prices are dependent on the RTO delivering the course at the time.
Payment plan options available for all accredited courses through the relevant RTO.