Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Course Code 22469VIC
Campus Seymour - Wallis Street, Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 40 hours

Course Overview

The 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme is a short course targeted at entrants who are new to working as a direct support worker (DSW) and need an introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and an introductory understanding of working with an NDIS participant.

This course is delivered on campus. You will be enrolled into a current course.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

Employment
The 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Disability industry.

The vocational outcome of this short course is to ensure entrants who are new to this type of direct support work have an appropriate introduction to the NDIS and an introductory understanding of working with an NDIS participant.

Working in this industry may involve long hours, shift and weekend work, using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

The course provides a pathway to further qualifications it is not intended as a replacement for full certificate-level qualifications.

Further studies
After gaining the 22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme you might wish to undertake further study in the CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support, CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability or any relevant training products in the CHC Community Services Training Package or the HLT Health Training Package.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Seymour – Wallis Street Goulburn Options Staff – 23 Jan to 22 Feb – 3 Wed and 2 Thurs – 9am to 4pm/ 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Mon 18th March, 3 Consecutive Monday’s & Tuesday’s, 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Mon 20th May, 3 Consecutive Monday’s & Tuesday’s, 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Mon 19th August, 3 Consecutive Monday’s & Tuesday’s, 9am to 4pm
Shepparton – Fryers Street StartsThus 24th Oct, 3 Consecutive Thursday’s & Friday’s, 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street StartsThus 14th March, 3 Consecutive Thursday’s & Friday’s, 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street StartsThus 16th May, 3 Consecutive Thursday’s & Friday’s, 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street StartsThus 15th Aug, 3 Consecutive Thursday’s & Friday’s, 9am to 4pm
Wangaratta – Docker Street StartsThus 17th Oct, 3 Consecutive Thursday’s & Friday’s, 9am to 4pm

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students will be enrolled in 40 hours of training.

Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Anne Cowton
Location: Shepparton

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $94.80
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $18.96
Full Fee $94.80


Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this course.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • direct observation
  • scenarios and role plays
  • third-party evidence
  • work related products
  • written or oral questioning
Units of Competency

22469VIC – Core Units
VU22448 – Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Practical Observation
  • Oral and/or written questioning
  • Written report
  • Portfolio
  • Third Party Report
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.

Enrolment

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.