Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Course Code: 22469VIC
Study Area:
Aged Care, Disability


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass 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.

Start Date: January 2021

This program is designed to assist potential workers for the disability industry. It will allow students to make an informed choice is the disability sector is for them. It will provide a pathway into the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or the Certificate IV in Disability. The program runs three days per week over two weeks for a total of 40 face to face hours. Classroom times are 9.00am to 4.30pm for six days.

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo City Campus
  • Echuca Campus
Course Structure
  • Flexi mode - Classroom (Delivery Method) - 2 - Day/s 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.

Accreditation

This qualification is state accredited

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

Prerequisites
  • 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
  • Face to face

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 III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) • Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115)

Fees

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

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
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*$94.80
Concession - average total course fee*$18.96
Full fee - average total course fee*$0.00
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

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


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