22469VIC Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Short Course
Short Course Fees: $95.00
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme(NDIS) is offered to new and existing workers in the disability, community services, and early year's sector.The course is targeted at entrants who are new to working as a direct support worker (DSW) and existing workers new to the NDIS and an introductory understanding of working with an NDIS participant.


Potential learners need to be good listeners, communicators, supportive, encouraging and patient.Interested in supporting an NDIS participant in a range of settings. Able to be employed as a DSW; that is, they need to be able to successfully meet the required checks & screenings.


This course pathways to further qualifications, it is not intended as a replacement for full certificate level qualifications. Further study may include; Disability, Community Services or Early Childhood Education and care.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of course commencement. New entrants into the disability sector interested in working as a DWS. DWS workers recently employed in the disability sector. Existing workers new to the NDIS.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Days

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
VU22448 Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant 40 $0.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Written task

Indicative Fees

Self-Funded $95

Intake Campus Course Details
2019 July Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, 23rd, 29th and 30th July, 9.00AM - 3.30PM
2019 September Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, 12th, 18th and 19th September, 2.00PM - 8.30PM
2019 October Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based, 22nd, 28th and 29th October, 9.00AM - 3.30PM