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Disability Training

Disability Training 

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is focused on creating 70,000 jobs within the coming years and with the industry in desperate need of high calibre staff, Skill Hire is proud to offer high quality training and induction programs to suit both individual and business needs.

View our full disability training offerings to find a course which suits your needs and get in touch with one of our consultants.

Disability Induction Programs

Our Disability Induction Program will prepare you to work in the sector and allow you to understand the importance of supporting the rights of people with disability. In this program, there will be realistic and engaging activities, giving you clear insight into working in the sector.

For those already in the sector, these activities provide opportunity to focus and enhance skills and knowledge within the industry.

Behavioural Awareness Programs

This one day introductory, and one day advanced course, builds skills and knowledge in Behaviour Support. Topics covered include (but are not limited to) National Disability Standards, Person Centred Care Approach, Rights and Behaviour of Staff and Participants and as individuals advance they will learn about; the social model of disability, principles of positive support, preparation of psychology reports and how to create positive change.

For more information read our behavioural awareness and advanced behavioural awareness information sheets.

Bowel Management and Nutritional Programs

As an important public issue, digestive and bowel health is the focus of this one day course and it provides participants with information and tools to help themselves and others maintain good nutrition and promote bowel health.

For more information, read our information sheet 

Case Note Writing and Communication Programs

This half day course will allow you to understand the importance of recording and teach participants the value of communication.

For more information, read our information sheet.

Disabilities and Ageing Programs

People with disabilities face a number of obstacles that may prevent their full and equal participation in all aspects of life. This one day course will allow participants a greater understanding of issues faced by the ageing disabled community.

For more information, read our people with disabilities and ageing information sheet.

Disability Awareness Programs

Disability awareness is an important part of establishing inclusion for people with disability. This one day session will provide participants with tools and strategies for improving interactions with anyone who has a disability.

For more information, read our disability awareness information sheet.

Driver Training Programs

Our driver training programs are designed to help those working with disable individuals in order to provide them with up-to-date and industry standard knowledge for drivers of disabled individuals.

For more information, read our driver training information sheet.

Manual Handling Programs

These training programs are designed for any activity requiring effort to lift, move, carry or hold any object, including a person. This one day session is designed to provide participants with knowledge and skills to safely identify, plan and perform such tasks.

For more information, read our manual handling information sheet.

Medical Administration Programs

This program is designed to offer participants the necessary skills and knowledge required to safely deliver medication.

For more information, read our medication administration information sheet.

Mental Health Programs

This program is designed to provide participants with skills and confidence to encourage conversations about mental health, reduce stigma and support others experiencing mental health conditions.

For more information, read our mental health information sheet.

Industry Training Programs

This program provides information and updates about the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), the body responsible for implementing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

For more information, read our industry training information sheet.

People Oriented Care Programs

This program introduces individuals to the concept of Person Centred Care and provides an understanding of the importance of seeing people as unique individuals who require unique interventions designed to meet their needs.

For more information, read our people centred care information sheet.

Professional Boundaries Programs

Our professional boundaries programs allow individuals, staff and employees to understand the importance of professional boundaries and the protection of space between professional power and client vulnerability.

For more information read our information sheets for staff and supported employees.

Leadership Programs

As a manager, leader or supervisor, it’s important to lead, manage and supervise staff effectively. This one day course will help participants develop their leadership approach, advance personal performance and improve team effectiveness.

For more information, read our team leader training information sheet.


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