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NDIS Workforce Fundamentals


The NDIS Workforce Fundamentals provides training for workers who support people who access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This course has been developed in partnership with NDIS providers and people with lived experience of disability and is funded by Queensland’s Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT). The course aims to reduce duplication in induction training for both the workforce and NDIS providers by making it portable across the industry as well as reducing costs for organisations through sharing this course and recognising learner outcomes.

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Course overview

How professional frameworks, and legislation guide support work for people with lived experience of disability.

How to respond to ethical and legal breaches, and ensure professional boundaries are created and maintained.

The importance of applying a person-centred and strengths-based approach to support work.

What the key roles and responsibilities of a support worker are and the importance of communication, interpersonal skills and respectful practice within these roles.

How to recognise and respond to signs of abuse and neglect.

Course outcome:

Certificate of completion and badge (via Badgr)

Online, self-directed

This is an online self-directed micro-credential.

About micro-credentials

Micro-credentials are short, bite-sized courses focused on industry-specific skills. Developed with industry in mind, they allow busy professionals to keep their skills up to date with the latest trends and technologies in their industry.

Ways to study
up to 2 hours
Part time
  • Full fee: $0

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NDIS Workforce Fundamentals (MCC00038)

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NDIS Workforce Fundamentals

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.