Are you looking to gain strong foundations of practice as an NDIS Support Worker?

If so, this course could be perfect for you!

Registered Training Organisation, Australis College, in collaborations with My Foundations, have developed the NDIS Support Worker Master Class. This course was created to assist NDIS support workers to build strong foundations of practice.

How is this course delivered?

Upon enrolment, you will have 6 months to complete this course.

This course requires you to participate in both self-paced online reading and quizzes, as well as approximately 12 hours of face-to-face learning. The face-to-face competent of this course is accessible in one of two ways;

  • by participating in an online workshop facilitated via Zoom, or
  • by participating in a workshop in person.

Workshops will be facilitated several times throughout the course, so you choose one that suits you. You are also welcome to contact us to discuss workshop dates and times prior to enrolment.

Participating in the workshop component of this course is essential to receiving a Certificate of Completion.

What will you learn during this course?

This course includes access to 35+ learning modules. Several of these learning modules have been developed directly from nationally accredited industry training program material, while others were developed specifically for this course.

BONUS MODULE!!! Should you choose to, you can also undertake ‘CHCCCS025 Support Relationships with Carers and Families‘. Successfully complete the assessment and you will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment for this module.

Below you will find all modules included in this course:

  • Advocacy: rights and responsibilities
  • Legal, ethical, and duty of care requirements
  • Disability defined
  • Exploring the models of disability
  • Facilitating empowerment
  • Use positive approaches and strategies to promote enjoyment and maximise engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to the person in an appropriate and respectful way
  • Provide positive support to mobilise strengths and to encourage ongoing development
  • Provide support for the person to identify resources to complement strenghts
  • Encourage and assist the person to identify personla strenths and personal goals for ongoing skill development
  • Behaviour support
  • Provide positive behaviour support according to individualised behaviour support plans
  • Identify networking and collaboration needs and opportunities
  • Develop collaboration strategies
  • Work collaboratively
  • Maintain and enhance networks and collaborative partnerships
  • Reflect on your own practice
  • Enhance your own practice
  • Facilitate ongoing professional development
  • Monitor the welfare of colleague
  • Debriefings following an incident
  • A brief history of disability supports in Australia
  • The NDIS, the NDIA, Partners in the Community, and other key roles
  • NDIS eligibility and the access request process (which now includes a discussion about the proposed Independent Assessment process)
  • Understanding the different, and differences between, funding (plan) management types
  • Applying the NDIS Reasonable and Necessary framework to decision-making
  • Who has decision-making rights about NDIS matters
  • Support budgets, support categories, and support items
  • Understanding and applying the NDIS price guide and support catalogue, including;
    • support categories and support items often used by support workers
    • applying provider travel and activity based transport
    • understanding NDIS pricing regions – Modified Monash Model (MMM)
  • Plan reviews and plan extensions
  • What are the NDIS Operational Guidelines and the NDIS Rules
  • What is the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Responsibilities of the NDIS Commission
  • Worker screening and the worker screening database
  • NDIS worker orientation module and the Code of Conduct
  • Providing feedback and making a complaint about NDIS funded services
  • Incident management and reportable incidents
  • Regulated restrictive practice
  • NDIS fraud, misuse of funds, and scams

Upon completing this workshop, you will receive an electronic resource with various weblinks to key NDIS and NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission information. This resource is provided to assist support workers to remain up-to-date with new and changing information after this workshop.

Contact us if you are interested in knowing more about this course

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Australis College Pty Ltd

Trading as Australis College | RTO 31518 | CRICOS 03569A.

Suite 25, 138 Juliette Street, Greenslopes, Qld, 4120

Ph: 1300 887 991