Are you passionate about supporting, empowering and including people with a disability? Learn the skills to support and grow their independence. This course will qualify you to work in a variety of roles at people’s homes, in day-care or other settings.
You start with a short module, Success4U, that helps you successfully prepare for your course and make the most of it.
The course covers:
health and safety, including a course in First Aid
provide personal support
work with diverse people, their family and carers
manage ethical and legal compliance
person-centred support and empowerment, including participation and social inclusion
The course includes 120 hours of practical training in a disability care facility. The Centre has an excellent network in the region to help you find a suitable disability facility. A trainer will observe you working at the facility as part of your assessment.
Working with Children Check
Full COVID19 vaccination as well as possible industry required vaccinations e.g. Influenza
Government funded concession fee $0
Government full funded fee $0
Fee for service fee $5,718
You may qualify for The Victorian Skills First funding if you do not have a post-school qualification.
Talk to us today to see if you are eligible for funding.
The course is delivered two days per week in the classroom. Times are 9:30 to 15:00, but these hours are flexible to your needs. Your work placement is 120 hours, at times you agree with the facility.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with a disability are encouraged to access government subsidised training.