This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills must meet the required standards for Certificate IV level study.
Training is conducted in a classroom 2 days per week, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
*Minimum Numbers Apply*
Workplace training is available to any student that holds a position within the industry. Our trainers will attend the student’s workplace monthly to deliver, support and guide the student through each unit.
- Monthly workplace visits
- One-on-one training
- Flexible assessment methods
- Working hours can be incorporated as placement hours
- Employer incentives available to support eligible students
(Australian Apprenticeship option)
- Behavioural Support officer
- Development officer
- Disability officer- day support
- Disability support officer/ worker
- Employment coordinator (disability)
- Job Coordinator
- Lifestyle support officer
- Local area coordinator
- Marketing coordinator
- Project officer (life enhancement team)
- Residential care officer
- Senior personal care assistant
- Social educator
- Social trainer
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