Course In Introduction To The National Disability Insurance Scheme

Course Code: 22469VIC
Study Area:

Our course delivery to now encompasses a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements - where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports.

You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Bendigo TAFEs Vaccination Policy

Start Date: July 2022

End Date: July 2022

Days and Times: 6 days. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays over a 2 week period. Class times 10am - 1pm

This program is designed to assist potential workers for the disability industry. It will allow students to make an informed choice if the disability sector is for them. It will provide a pathway into the Certificate IV in Disability.

This is a Free at TAFE course - There are no fees at all for eligible students

  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Remote Delivery with facilitated online classes
  • 3 days per week over 2 weeks
  • Please note: To obtain a Statement of Attainment for the 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, graduates must successfully attain the one (1) unit of competency listed below. VU22448 - Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant.


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Disability support worker
  • Personal care assistant
  • Personal support worker
  • Disability officers

  • Pre-training review
  • Individual interview

Course overview

The vocational outcome of the 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme is to ensure entrants who are new to this type of direct support work have an appropriate introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and an introductory understanding of working with an NDIS participant. This course is targeted at new entrants into the disability sector and provides a pathway to further qualifications - it is not intended as a replacement for full certificate-level qualifications. Individuals who attain this course and wish to continue working in the disability sector are strongly encouraged to further develop their skills and knowledge through the attainment of full qualifications.

How to apply
  • Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Interview and LLN assessment

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Short answer questions
  • Case studies
  • Observations and demonstrations
  • Assignments
  • Research and projects
  • Placement and logbook

Learning options
  • Remote Delivery

Key study areas
  • Supporting an NDIS participant to achieve their state goals identified in their day to day support plans
  • Take appropriate action within a human rights framework to ensure NDIS participant personal safety
  • Work safety when supporting an NDIS participant
  • Complete and process required documentation
  • Liaise effectively with others

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$0.00
Concession - average total course fee*$0.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$445.67
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$0.00
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

This page was last updated on 21/02/2022 1:31 PM