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Certificate IV in Disability

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The Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a short course which will give you a clear understanding of the scheme and what it means to work with a person who accesses the scheme.

The course is designed for:
- people who have just started working in the disability sector as a direct support worker (DSW)
- people already working in the disability sector who would like to learn more about the NDIS
- aged care workers, nurses, education support workers, childcare workers, or people with other qualifications who work with people accessing the NDIS.

While this short course can provide a pathway to further qualifications, it is not meant to replace full certificate-level qualifications.

Classes run over six sessions

Course commences Monday 8 October
Classes run 9.30am to 4.30pm
Further dates to be announced soon

Applicants will be invited to attend a pre-training review session.

Eligibility exemptions:

If you intend to study one of the courses listed below, you will automatically receive an eligibility exemption when you also enrol to study the 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

• Certificate III in Individual Support
• Certificate IV in Disability
• Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
• Certificate IV in Mental Health

Your enrolment in the Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme will not impact your future entitlement to Funded Training and will not be taken into account when assessing your eligibility for other Government-subsidised courses for which you may apply in the future.


If you're passionate about empowerment, advocacy and inclusion and want to extend your skills and knowledge of disability, our Certificate IV in Disability is for you.

With the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there are even greater opportunities to develop your rewarding career working in the disability sector.

This course is structured to provide you with the skills and knowledge in subject areas such as empowerment, inclusion, supporting positive lifestyle, advocacy, augmented and alternative communication and human development.

Your learning will be facilitated by experienced trainers with close links to the disability sector.

The course coordinator is also Vice-President of Belonging Matters Inc, a not-for-profit organisation which educates and builds capacity for people with a disability to live valued lives in the community.

Your learning is complemented by 120 hours of work placement in the disability sector, throughout the duration of the course.


Disability Open Days

Do you want to make a valuable contribution to the lives of people with a disability? Are you passionate about empowerment, advocacy, and inclusion? This session will provide you with information about the Certificate IV in Disability, the Nationally Accredited course for Disability Support Workers. You will also get information about our short course, Introduction National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and what it means to work with individuals who participate in the scheme. Visit us on Open Day to come and talk to us about how we can assist you to discover the skills and knowledge you need to become a qualified Disability Support Worker. Join us for a presentation, by our experienced trainers, highlighting course information, placement opportunities, and pathway options. The session starts promptly at 4pm.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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