Since the launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in 2013, there has been a growing demand for people specialising in disability services. Here is your chance to make a difference in people's lives every day.
With its blend of empathy, expertise and individual care, our Graduate Certificate in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities reflects the core values of the NDIS.
As we nurture your passion to help the people in society who are most in need, your study can also serve as a pathway to a new and positive direction in your own professional life.
This course suits health industry professionals looking to expand their knowledge and proficiency in the delivery of services to people challenged by disability.
It is also a pathway to further study in this interesting and expanding field with the Graduate Diploma of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
All applicants must:
Applicants need to provide curriculum vitae and an employer's reference and will be required to demonstrate the ability to undertake graduate study via an interview with the Course Co-ordinator.
The course was developed in consultation with industry leaders, in response to the pressing needs of the sector. It comprises four core units covering organisational change and supported decision-making, as well as supporting social and economic participation of people with disability and positive behaviour change.
Career opportunities exist in disability services as support workers or service providers under the NDIS; or in policy and advocacy roles. Graduates will accumulate credit towards the Graduate Diploma of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities should they wish to pursue further study.
To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising all core units.