Information on this page is for Australian residents

Fees: 
$95 | $19 concession (eligibility requirements apply)

Overview

Gain a clear understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and learn how to work with NDIS participants.

Short course dates and times: 
20 July – 31 August 2019 9am–4.30pm 6 weeks: Every Saturday (Werribee Campus)
3 September – 17 December 2019 5.30–9pm 12 weeks: every Tuesday evening (Footscray Nicholson Campus)

This course will teach you how to assist an NDIS participant to achieve their goals in their support plan. You will develop an understanding of how to:

  • support an NDIS participant to achieve their day-to-day support plan goals
  • take appropriate action within a human rights framework to ensure NDIS participant personal safety
  • work safely when supporting an NDIS participant
  • complete and process required documentation
  • liaise effectively with others.

This qualification is intended for people who are new entrants into the disability sector or who would like to gain a greater understanding of the NDIS.

Careers

Working in the disability and community services sector is a rewarding and challenging career. While this short course can provide a pathway to further qualifications, it is not meant to replace full certificate-level qualifications.

This course is designed for disability workers, aged care workers, nurses, education support workers, childcare worker, trades, personal trainers or individuals with other qualifications who work with people accessing the NDIS.

Course contents

In order to be issued a Statement of Attainment for 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a student must complete one (1) core unit of competency. 

Gain a clear understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and learn how to work with a NDIS participants.
 
This course will teach you to assist an NDIS participant to achieve their goals in their support plan. You will develop knowledge and skills in:

  • supporting an NDIS participant to achieve the goals identified in their day-to-day support plans;
  • take appropriate action within a human rights framework to ensure NDIS participant personal safety;
  • work safely when supporting an NDIS participant;
  • complete and process required documentation, and;
  • liaise effectively with others.

 
This qualification is intended for people who are new entrants into the disability sector or who would like to gain a greater understanding of the NDIS.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Applicants are best placed to successfully undertake this course if they have language, literacy and numeracy skills that align to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF).

How to register

Register and pay online

Contact us

Phone: 1300 82 33 87
Email: vupolyshortcourses@vu.edu.au

Enquire now

Please fill out the form below, and we'll get back to you shortly.

Information marked with an asterisk "*" is required.

Refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

QR code Scan me
Scan this QR code using your mobile phone camera to view this content on the Victoria University website.

At Victoria University, we aim to display accurate and complete course information online. However, we are unable to guarantee that every course change is currently displayed. You may contact the University directly on +61 3 9919 6100 to confirm the most up-to-date course fees, pathways and credit transfer, recognition of prior learning, admission and enrolment procedures, examinations and services available to our students.