CHCSS00081

Induction to Disability

Induction to Disability

If you posses a sense of compassion and are looking to start developing a career caring for people with disabilities, then this CHCSS00081 Induction to Disability skill-set course from Open Colleges could be an ideal starting point for you.

This course is ideal for people looking to start studying for their disability certificate qualifications who do not meet entry criteria, or for people already working in the industry who wish to up-skill without having to tackle a certificate-level qualification. You will learn essential industry skills such as how to facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability, how to communicate and work in health or community services, how to provide individualised support and how to follow safe work practices for direct client care. By the end of the course you will have all the knowledge required to take on entry-level roles in the disability sector, or to gain access to the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification which will allow you to pursue more senior roles.

This course is delivered 100% online.

PLEASE NOTE - Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Maximum of 3 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    GROW Training Group (RTO: 45109)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Community Worker | Disabilities Services Officer | Disability Support Worker | Community Care Worker | Community Support Worker | View All

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Course Rundown

If you posses a sense of compassion and are looking to start developing a career caring for people with disabilities, then this CHCSS00081 Induction to Disability skill-set course from Open Colleges could be an ideal starting point for you.

This course is ideal for people looking to start studying for their disability certificate qualifications who do not meet entry criteria, or for people already working in the industry who wish to up-skill without having to tackle a certificate-level qualification. You will learn essential industry skills such as how to facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability, how to communicate and work in health or community services, how to provide individualised support and how to follow safe work practices for direct client care. By the end of the course you will have all the knowledge required to take on entry-level roles in the disability sector, or to gain access to the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) qualification which will allow you to pursue more senior roles.

This course is delivered 100% online.

PLEASE NOTE – Open Colleges is a privately-run RTO, not government-run like a TAFE, so they cannot offer government funding. Please check eligibility requirements before beginning an enrolment with Open Colleges.

Eligibility

There are mandatory entry requirements for enrolling in this course.

It is recommended that students:

  • Are 18 years old (note students under 18 will need permission from a parent or guardian to enrol)  
  • Have access to a modern computer with video / audio playback capabilities and high-speed internet  
  • Have access to Microsoft Office or equivalent  
  • Have basic computing skills, including ability to make a short video  
  • Have access to a digital video recording device to save and upload video/image files to OpenSpace, e.g., mobile phone/smartphone. 

While completing this course, you will cover the following essential areas:

  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability 
  • Provide individualised support 
  • Communicate and work in health or community services 
  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for over 125 years, and they're now one of Australia's leaders in online education. In the last decade alone, they've helped over 450,000 students gain the skills to launch, change or take the next step in their careers. When you study with OC, you’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification that’ll help you find work across Australia. Their nationally recognised courses are designed by vocational experts, and you’ll learn job-ready skills from industry specialists. Online learning is all about flexibility, so they’ve designed their learning platform to be as flexible as possible. It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access it anytime you want. It’s designed to work around your lifestyle, not the other way around, so you can easily fit your study in with your other commitments.

The common misconception is that studying online means that you’re studying alone, but at Open Colleges, they take great pride in the superior support provided to their students. They make it easy for you to get support when you need it with their student support team available Monday to Friday via email, phone and Live Chat and on the weekends, via Live Chat (when available). They’re here, in tandem with trainers and assessors, to make sure you’re supported the whole way through your course, from the time you enrol right through to your graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised CHCSS00081 Induction to Disability course completion certificate. You will have all the basic skills and knowledge required to start working in entry level disability sector roles, or to continue studying for one of the available certificate-level courses.

Curious about where a career in disability could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Open Colleges offers flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable.

Choose to pay in full and save 10% on course fees, or opt for a 50/50 plan where you can pay half of your fees upfront and the balance as a payment plan. For extra flexibility there is also the Zip Money payment plan.

Zip Money payment plan - we can assist by organising Zip Money to pay your course fees directly to us on your behalf, and you pay this loan back to Zip Money over an agreed period of time. Zip Money provides you flexible options of selecting a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (dependant on which course you’re enrolling into) to suit your lifestyle, giving you more flexibility than ever before.

Open Colleges payment plans are interest free!

Enquire now to find out about other payment plans that can work for you.

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