Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care

Aged disabled male being helped by male support worker.
Here's a career that makes a difference to people's lives

Disability support can take place in the community, a client's home, or a residential facility. It supports people with  disability, across all ages and circumstances. Working in disability care is a highly rewarding career, where you can truly make a positive difference in people's lives.

This course is the perfect introduction to working in disability care. You'll learn how to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability or some other reason and gain knowledge and skills to work effectively with people with disability in a way that enables them to maintain independence; provide individualised support; work safely; and working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

What a great way to start a great career!

Half price
Industry: Education and Community Services
National course code: 52840WA | WA State ID: BEI59

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Start your journey in the disability care sector. 

This entry-level qualification provides you with an introduction to a career as a disability support worker. It has been designed to equip you with industry-specific skills to enable a smooth transition into a Certificate III in Individual Support or a traineeship within the community services sector. 

Learn how to empower people with disability through the implementation of a rights-based service and a person-centred approach. Throughout this course, you will learn about effective communication, how to organise, provide and monitor support services, follow safe work practices and work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups. You will also learn how to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Recuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. 

This course includes units that can be credited towards the Certificate III in Individual Support.


Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

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