Disability Support Worker Course | Benefits and Career Opportunities

Why Choose Our Disability Support Worker Course?

Are you considering a career as a Disability Support Worker? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Our Disability Support Worker course is tailored to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of this field. Here’s why you should choose our program!

Disability Support Worker Course

Comprehensive Curriculum

Our Disability Support Worker course spans 12 consecutive months, ensuring you receive a thorough education in the field. Afterward, you’ll complete two months of on-the-job training.

This comprehensive curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including:

  1. The life experiences of people with disabilities;
  2. The nature of intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and Autism;
  3. Valued social roles;
  4. Advocacy;
  5. Critical and reflective thinking;
  6. Problem solving;
  7. Effecting positive change

With a focus on current and relevant knowledge, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in this profession!

Disability Support Worker Course

Accessible Learning Resources

We understand the importance of facilitating a deeper, more compassionate understanding of the barriers faced by individuals with disabilities.

That’s why we offer an extensive array of learning resources designed to enhance your comprehension while providing practical strategies to improve accessibility.

Career Opportunities with Our Disability Support Worker Course

Upon completing our Disability Support Worker course, you’ll be well-prepared for a rewarding career in this field.

Here are some of the career opportunities that await you:

  1. Classroom Assistant in a Daycare Center: Support young children with disabilities in their educational journey as a classroom assistant in a daycare center
  2. Community Support Worker: Make a difference in your community by assisting individuals with disabilities in various community settings
  3. Family Support Worker: Provide invaluable support to families by assisting them in caring for their loved ones with disabilities.
  4. Residential Support Worker: Work in residential facilities, offering support to individuals with disabilities in a comfortable and nurturing environment
  5. Seniors Support Worker: Extend your care and support to elderly individuals with disabilities who require specialized assistance
  6. In-Home Support Provider: Help individuals maintain their independence by providing essential in-home support services
  7. Residential Counselor and Vocational Coach: Contribute to community agencies as a residential counselor and vocational coach, aiding individuals in finding meaningful activities
  8. Educational/Teaching Assistant: Collaborate with schools as an educational/teaching assistant, supporting students with disabilities in their academic endeavors
  9. Not-for-Profit Organizations: Join not-for-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities
  10. Activation Director: Assume a leadership role as an activation director in residential programs and long-term care facilities
  11. Respite Support Provider: Offer respite support to families, providing much-needed relief and assistance.

Our Disability Support Worker course prepares you for these diverse roles, equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to excel in each setting

Disability Support Worker Course

The Benefits of Our Disability Support Worker Course

By enrolling in our program, you can expect to gain numerous benefits that will set you on the path to a successful and fulfilling career:

  1. Ethical and Competent Conduct: Learn to conduct yourself in an ethical, competent, and accountable manner in all professional relationships
  2. Person-Directed Supports: Provide person-directed supports and services that respect and promote self-determination for individuals with developmental disabilities
  3. Safety Compliance: Ensure the safety of individuals with developmental disabilities, yourself, and others by adhering to all applicable legislation, regulations, and standards of practice
  4. Health and Well-being Support: Support the health and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities, contributing to their overall quality of life
  5. Inclusive Communities: Develop leadership skills that lead to the development of inclusive communities where everyone can thrive
  6. Personal Growth: Create strategies and plans to improve your personal job performance and maintain your own well-being

In conclusion, our Disability Support Worker course is a comprehensive program designed to prepare you for a successful career in supporting individuals with disabilities.

With a strong curriculum, accessible learning resources, and diverse career opportunities, you can embark on a fulfilling journey in this rewarding field.

Maryanne Peryer

Staff Profile Marianne Peryer

Name: Marianne Peryer Role: Instructor for Business Administration and Marketing Program What’s your favourite thing about your job? When I am teaching a concept, the lightbulb