Updating Results

Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

  • Non-Award

Are you new to the disability industry? Do you want to update your qualification in aged care, nursing, education support, childcare, or any other occupation working with people accessing the NDIS? Then this course is for you.

Key details

Degree Type
Non-Award
Duration
3 weeks part-time
Course Code
22469VIC
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$100 total

About this course

Are you new to the disability industry? Do you want to update your qualification in aged care, nursing, education support, childcare, or any other occupation working with people accessing the NDIS? Then this course is for you.

You'll get an introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and learn about human rights and inclusive approaches, person-centred support and how to safely assist an NDIS participant.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview/
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course

Study locations

Seymour - Wallis Street

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the disability industry as a Disability Support Worker.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.