Do you have a caring nature and enjoy helping other people?
Disability Support Workers assist people living with a disability to reach greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.
Our hands-on courses teach the knowledge and skills that you will need to provide individualised care to someone living with disability in a community or residential setting. Courses range from 3 months to 12 months, depending on the level of qualification. You could be starting your brand new career within a matter of months!
A career in the Disability Support sector can be very rewarding, and this growing sector offers a variety of career pathways. Following the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the demand for quality Disability Support Workers has continued to grow.
Working with and building connection with such a diverse range of clients and workers. Also, always knowing I had support and could ask any questions or gain additional support if needed throughout the study.Kelsy Talbot, Enhance Training Graduate
Why study a Disability Support Course?
Disability Support is a growing sector offering many rewarding career opportunities. On a day-to-day basis, you will be helping people who live with a disability to lead a more independent and fulfilling life.
Why Study with Enhance Training?
At Enhance Training, our trainers have real industry experience, and they want to see you succeed. You will have direct access to your trainer, and they will help you with study plans, flexible delivery and even after-hours support.
We offer our courses in a variety of different study modes so you can find an approach that suits your lifestyle. Choose from studying internally, externally, or a blend of both to get the most from your program.
We boast strong industry partnerships so we can help you find a placement as well as ongoing employment once you have completed your studies.
Can I study online?
Yes. We offer online study options for all our Disability Support courses.
What type of job could I get?
On completion of a Disability Support qualification, you may secure work as a:
- Personal Care Worker
- Home Care Assistant
- Community Care Worker
- In-home Respite Worker
- Personal Care Attendant
- Community Support Worker
- Care Worker
- Disability Support Coordinator
- Employment Coordinator (Disability)
Hessel Group is an employer of many of these positions too - you can view or current opportunities here and we'd also love to see your application.
How much does a Disability Support course cost?
The South Australian Government supports Disability Support courses under the Job Trainer initiative. If you are eligible for Government support, you will only have to pay a small student contribution fee. To find out the exact student contribution fee or full price of a specific course, please visit the dedicated course page.
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