This course will equip you with the professional skills you need to work across a number of roles in the disability sector, including supervisory and management positions. You will learn to empower people with a disability, provide individualised care and support to clients with varying disabilities, foster community participation and social inclusion, and lead a team of support workers. This course is perfect if you are already working in the industry but need more advanced skills and a formal qualification to advance your career.
There are no entry requirements for this course; however, it is recommended that learners:
If you are highly experienced and you would like to be considered for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), please contact us so we can guide you further.
The duration of the course will depend on your unique situation. The typical duration is 4-6 months.
You will have a total of 12 months to complete the course from the date of commencement.
You must be employed as a support worker at the time of commencing your course.
All Queensland government subsidised students are required to pay a co-contribution fee. Our co-contribution fees are as following:
Concessional Fee (if you’re getting centrelink benefits)
$15 per unit of competency. Total of $210 for 14 units.
$20 per unit of competency. Total of $280 for 14 units.
No payment for credit transfers.
$2100 ($150 per Unit)
$160 (Admin fee – Non-refundable once course starts)
No you can’t. We are not approved to deliver this course under any government subsidised program at the moment.
If you’re already employed in the relevant industry then we may be able to use your current and previous workhours as placement hours. If not, we will organise your vocational placement when you’re ready do so. You have to complete in class practical skills training before you can be placed.
No we do not guarantee job. However, there is a huge demand for workers in this industry and it is likely that you will secure employment.
The total duration of this course is 20 weeks including 120 hours of vocational placement. However, the duration will change if you’re already employed in a relevant industry.