Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care Support (7176)
- Approved Abbreviation: UGCDisCareSup
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 7176
- AQF Level: 5
This program applies to students who commenced in Block B, 2021 or later.
Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Disability Care Support provides an introduction to the health sciences, focusing on the disability care sector. Disability support workers might find themselves working in either a community setting, a clients’ home, and are required to provide support in order to empower people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation, and wellbeing. Demand for skilled workers in all facets of the community services industry is growing. Specifically, the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is driving demand for person-centred support.
Six months full-time.
Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.
This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.
For more information on applying please see the link to The College admission pages below.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points including the subjects listed below.
|Professional Competencies in Health (UG Cert)
|Communication in Health (UG Cert)
|Leisure Education Programming and Mental Health (UG Cert)
|Professional Practice in Aged Care and Disability (UG Cert)
|Total Credit Points