Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Course Code
:
22469VIC
Department
:
Health CoE
Study Area(s)
:
Health and Nursing, Community Services, Disability
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time day(6 weeks)

Start Date(s): 28/8/2019 PN: Course start date is subject to numbers.
End Date(s): 16/10/2019
Days and Time: Every Wednesday
between the hours of 9.30am-4.30pm. PN: No classes in the school holidays.

Course Overview

This course is designed for those who are looking to commence or are currently working in the disability, health and community sectors supporting National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. It will provide a clear understanding of the requirements, skills and attributes of those wanting to be a direct support worker for NDIS participants. 

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
VU22448Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant40


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

What will I study?

You will study the "Work effectively with a national disability insurance scheme participant" unit which includes supporting an NDIS participant with stated goals and day-to-day plans, maintaining personal safety, taking appropriate action within a human rights framework, complete and process required documentation, and liaising effectively with others.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$94.80
$18.80
$0.00
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)


 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
40 40 $2.37 $0.47 $0.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2019. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

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What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Essendon campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment in the disability, health and community sectors to provide further support to NDIS participants.

 

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain the skills required to support an NDIS participant whilst having a clear understanding of the NDIS.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of this course you will receive a statement of attainment for Course in Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. As part of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority this program is recognised in Victoria. Please note - This is not a full qualification.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course can lead to pathways into higher level studies at Certificate III, Certificate IV and Diploma levels across the Health and Community Sectors.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to attend an information session prior to enrolling.