Disability Support Skill Set Byron Community College

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Disability Support Skill Set

Disability Support Skill Set
Assessments are made against units of competency from the course in SG00005970 - Skills Group SG00005970.
  • Follow established person-centred behaviour supports (CHCDIS002)
  • Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach (CHCDIS001)
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability (CHCDIS007)
  • Support community participation and social inclusion (CHCDIS003)
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG02)
  • Read and respond to simple informal workplace texts (FSKRDG06)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

The Disability Support Skill Set is a short course that provides the skills and knowledge required to work as a support worker within the Community working with people with a disability, in home or in supported accommodation. Successful completion of the units can be used to lead you into the full qualification CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

A career in Disability can be extremely rewarding. People suited to this profession often demonstrate empathy towards others and a real understanding of all people living in the community. The Disability Industry is a growing sector, providing graduates with flexibility and career options nationwide.
This is an opportunity for people currently working in the industry to upskill and those who wish to kick-start their career in the disability industry.

This course is being offered to eligible students under the Prevocational and Part Qualifications Program. Applications for these subsidised places are limited so a funded place cannot be guaranteed.

Career and Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Community house worker
  • Personal care worker
  • Community support worker
  • Residential care worker
  • Disability service officer
  • Support worker
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government*

Entry Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Course Fees

  • Subsidised Fee: $0

Course Length, Dates & Hours

  • One day of classroom (Mondays) 9.00 am – 4.00pm per week
  • One day (equivalent) of home study per week
  • Students will be required to complete 40 hours of work placement
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Campus

Student Policies and Procedures

See Student Handbook


From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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