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Entry into Disability Support

Course code #24882-24946

Entry into Disability Support

Course code #24882-24946

Fee-free* training for Disability Support Workers under NSW Smart and Skilled funding.

* This training is subsidised by the NSW Government and provides eligible participants with the opportunity to undertake selected nationally recognised units of competency under Smart and Skilled Partial Qualifications arrangement.

These places are being offered as part of the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative. This includes providing essential training opportunities to people seeking employment within the Community Services industries to support the development of a skilled and qualified workforce and ongoing employment opportunities and staff retention.

Course Information

UNITS OF COMPETENCY
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
CHCDIS001 Contribute to ongoing skill development using a strengths-based approach
CHCDIS002 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
CHCDIS003 Support community participation and social inclusion
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
ENROLMENT PERIOD
Monday 29th March 2021 – Friday 19th June 2021
FINAL ASSESSMENT SUBMISSION DATE
Tuesday 31st August 2021
DELIVERY
Blended delivery – paper-based workbook, virtual face-to-face classes and online (HLTINF001)
COST
FEE-FREE* for eligible participants – eligibility criteria applies
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Participants must be 15 years old or over, no longer at school, living or working in NSW and an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen. Priority will be given to those employed or seeking employment in Community Services, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, people aged 17 to 24 years, people with disability and early school leavers.
WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS TRAINING?
People who are currently employed or seeking employment within the Community Services industries including in an ageing, disability or home and community care environment
PARTIAL QUALIFICATION OUTCOME

Upon successful completion, students will receive two a Statements of Attainment for:

  • CHCSS00114 – Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
  • SG00007837 – Statement of Attainment in Individual Support (Person Centred Disability Support)
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM AND SELF-STUDY SCHEDULE

All sessions are delivered:

  • 9am – 10am: Self-study
  • 10am – 11am: Facilitated class
  • 11am – 1.30pm: Self-study
  • 2pm – 3pm: Facilitator on-line
  • 3pm – 4pm: Self-study
CLASS DATES SESSION NAME & CONTENT
Monday 7th June 2021 Disability Empowerment
Monday 21st June 2021 Skill Development, Participation and Inclusion
Monday 28th June 2021 Behaviour Support
Monday 12th July 2021 Individualised Support
Monday 19th July 2021 Work, Health and Safety
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👉 FEE-FREE TRAINING FOR DISABILITY SUPPORT WORKERS! 👈

Are you a disability support worker currently residing or working in the Central Coast?

We have funding available to provide the below nationally recognised training for you!

➝ Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach
➝ Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
➝ Support community participation and social inclusion
➝ Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
➝ Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Upon successful completion of training, students will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Strictly limited places available - contact us today!

Visit kts.edu.au/entry-into-disability-support/ or call (02) 4353 7188 for more information.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

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I have been a special education teacher for 20+ years and looking to become a disability support worker. Can you please advise me on the process?

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