Would you like a fulfilling career in a helping profession? If assisting a person with a disability to achieve their best work and personal life appeals to you The Certificate of Disability and Employment Services will help you achieve your career goals.
This online, professional development program will provide you with essential knowledge and skills to provide person-centred support to those with a disability.
In this online disability program, you will learn in-depth skills and knowledge about the disability sector to move into disability support positions including case management and project work in both the government and non-government sectors.
You will learn how to coordinate multiple service inputs for clients and learn how to undertake case management for clients with complex needs.
This online course will teach you to facilitate the empowerment of a people with disability by fostering self-determination, independence and strengths. You will also learn how to coordinate services for people with disabilities and maximise participation in work.
Unit 1 - Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs
Complex support issues
Duty of care
Complex support needs
Aged Care Assessment Program (ACAP)
Quality of life
Best practice guidelines
Complex and special needs
Service coordination plan
Community support groups / agencies
Individualised care plans
Support worker required skills
Disability support workers
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS)
Unit 2 - Maximise participation in work by people with disability
Labour market trends
Formal development activities
Specialised employment services
Disability employment service
Apprentices with a disability
Potential W&H issues
Employment Assistance Fund
Aspirations, skills and interests
Evaluate job vacancies
Job shadowing / volunteering
Inclusive workplace culture
Negotiate working conditions
Job and task analysis
Training needs analysis
Maintain employer relationship
Law and Ethics
Unit 3 - Deliver and monitor contracted employment services
Service provider contractual responsibilities
Disability employment services
Law and Ethics
Employment Services Charter
Terms of an employment contract
Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP)
Data analysis plans
Fraud prevention measures
Unit 4 - Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Legal, political and social frameworks
Disability support services
National Disability Strategy 2010
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Disability Services Standards
Social Model of Disability
Catteneo’s Model of Empowerment
Legally denying rights
Impacts of trauma
Chronic lifestyle conditions
Breaches of human rights
Abuse and neglect
Choice and self-determination
Dignity of risk
SODAS decision-making process
Unit 5 - Develop and provide person-centred service responses
Case management administration
Training for clients
Changes in the sector
Policy and procedures
Unit 6 - Promote job seekers to employers
Labour market trends
Economy and globalisation
Unemployment and job seeker data
Match employment market
Job seeker strengths and abilities
Interviews and evaluations
Job seeker selling points
Promoting job seeker suitability
Negotiate employer resistance
Agreed outcomes with employer
Law and ethics
Job seeker referrals
Unit 7 - Assess co-existing needs
Prepare for assessment
Gather information on client
Practical aspects of assessment
Intake flow chart
Identify own limitations
Assistance from colleagues
Empowering the client
Complex and interrelated issues
Complex needs assessment tools
Urgency and eligibility
Determine services required
Evaluate service networks
Barriers to self-referral
Monitor successful outcomes
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 105 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $350.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.