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University of New England
Are you a support worker currently working in disability services? Or perhaps you're a student looking to enter this industry? Then look no further than the Graduate Diploma in Disability Management from the University of New England (UNE).
This online course is relevant to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). As a student of this course, you will study clinical and neurobiological issues in disability management and NDIS business management. In addition, you will also complete an in-depth study of disability management.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be well-prepared for the roll-out of the NDIS and the anticipated demand for new, client-driven services and supports arising from the scheme.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
*Applicants admitted under these rules must submit a resume, plus two referees' reports from employers or senior colleagues (on company letterhead).
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
Subjects to be confirmed in November 2016.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Disability Management from the University of New England.
This course will qualify you to work in an organisation that provides disability services.
If you wish to pursue a career in a specific aspect of service delivery and management of people with disabilities, or cover a mix of all aspects, you will have the opportunity to undertake further study in these areas when you graduate from this course.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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