Disability Support Industry Facts
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ii NDIS. (2020, May 14). What is the NDIS?. National Disability Insurance Scheme. Retrieved August 11, 2020. https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/what-ndis
iii Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2019, October 24). Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2018. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Government. Retrieved August 11, 2020. https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/0/C258C88A7AA5A87ECA2568A9001393E8?Opendocument
CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Stream)
Gain an online Australian Nationally Recognised Qualification CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability Stream).
This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability
Gain an online Australian Nationally Recognised Qualification CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability.
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.