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.
The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 14 units comprising of eleven (11) core units and three (3) elective units.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Applicants need minimal level of skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are required to complete a Practical Placement which requires a police check.
Units in this Qualification
|Provide individualised support
|Follow established person-centred behaviour supports
|Develop and provide person-centred service responses
|Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
|Facilitate community participation and social inclusion
|Facilitate ongoing skills development using a person-centred approach
|Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
|Work with diverse people
|Manage legal and ethical compliance
|Recognise healthy body systems
|Follow safe work practices for direct client care
|Conduct individual assessments
|Develop strategies to address unmet needs
|Contribute to leisure and health programming