Diploma of Disability (08)

Australian College of Higher Studies

This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. Workers in this role are responsible for the coordination and management of agencies delivering services to people with a disability. They are usually also involved in service delivery, either direct client work and/or community development projects and have responsibility for supervision of other staff and volunteers.

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisite units from Certificate IV in Disability or equivalent; or relevant vocational experience


16 units: 12 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide advocacy and representation services; Undertake case management for clients with complex needs; Coordinate complex case requirements; Develop, facilitate and monitor all aspects of case management; Develop, implement and review services and programs to meet client needs; Work intensively with clients; Coordinate services for people with disabilities; Meet statutory and organisation information requirements; Develop new networks; Coordinate the work environment; Access evidence and apply in practice; Maintain OHS processes. Plus electives.

Further information:

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Related Careers:

Disability Services Instructor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bungendore No info No Online
Bungendore No info No
Bungendore No info No Full time
Bungendore No info No Part time
Bungendore No info No
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