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This qualification is ideal for people working in a range of community settings and client homes, who want to move up a level. You may already have prior training and experience in disability care and are looking to advance your career opportunities.

You will have an existing understanding of how to provide training and individualised support that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and well-being.

Successful completion of this course can open up a range of possibilities for senior roles in the sector (Care Service Team Leader, Care Supervisor, Coordinator of Volunteers and more). In these higher-level roles you will use a person-centred approach to working without direct supervision and or supervise and coordinate a small team.

This Nationally Recognised qualification will prepare you to identify client rights, concerns, and interests; develop, implement, and evaluate client programs; and take responsibility for maintaining legal and ethical compliance through the creation of policies and procedures. Everything you need to move forward in this sector.

With our Online study mode you can complete this course from anywhere and achieve your goals. Maintain work/life balance with self-paced learning via our e-learning platform, along with scheduled mentoring from our industry-expert trainers. Plus, there any only 7 units to complete to gain this qualification if you already hold a Certificate III in Aged Care (or Individual Support) and are working in the industry.

  • 18 months maximum duration
  • 14 Units
  • 30 minutes scheduled mentoring with Trainer each fortnight
  • 12 hours per Unit of directed home studies
  • 4 hours per Unit of research
  • This course requires the support of your workplace and 120 hours of employment/job tasks, OR will be achieved at the conclusion of the course.


Students will be required to complete and pay for a National Police Clearance prior to enrolment in this course.


Successful completion of this program may assist students to gain entry into further study and/or may contribute towards study credits. Go here for your Health & Community career pathway map and begin.


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Disability Officer – Day Support / Disability Support Worker


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This course is nationally recoginsed training

Available in Burleigh Waters, Lismore. see below for details

NSW Fees
Concession Co-Contribution Fee
First Qualification
Second Qualification
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee
Queensland Fees
Subsidised Fee
Concession Co-Contribution Fee
$140 ($10 per unit)
Co-Contribution Fee
$168 ($12 per unit)
Non-subsidised Fee
Full Fee

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Location: Burleigh Waters
Start Dates: 5 November 2021, 6 December 2021, 10 January 2022, 7 February 2022, 7 March 2022, 4 April 2022, 9 May 2022, 6 June 2022
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Duration: 18 months
Training mode: Online
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Location: Lismore
Start Dates: 4 November 2021
Fee eligibility: Explore options
Duration: 18 months
Training mode: Online
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