This qualification reflects the role of workers in the disability sector in a range of community settings and clients’ homes. To encourage people with varying disabilities to be independent, participate in the community, support relationships, and provide individualised care.
This course can be delivered via a Digital Classroom or flexible program of classroom training and self-paced learning activities. Students have up to 12 months to complete the course, including 26 weeks’ training program and self-directed learning.
Please be advised that some assessments may be conducted in a simulated environment. If you are not an existing worker in the industry, the current simulation locations are Parramatta (NSW), Wollongong (NSW), Bathurst (NSW), Port Macquarie (NSW), Fortitude Valley (QLD), Cairns (QLD) and Central Canberra (ACT).
This course also includes a work placement component (120 hours; approx 40 hours per week) at a care facility that must be completed in order to be awarded your qualification.