Kickstart your career in the disability sector!
Do you enjoy working with and supporting people, and helping them able to achieve their goals?
Join our FREE training program to become a Disability Support Worker!
In this program, you’ll get the skills and training you need to get a job as a Disability Support Worker. The program is 7 weeks. It includes 5 weeks of training and 2 weeks of on-the-job practice. At the end, you will have a guaranteed interview with an employer, that we’ll help you prepare for.
We want you to succeed:
- Free, with some contribution towards food and transport
- Guaranteed interview with an employer
- No experience needed
- Earn your First Aid Certificate
- Start your Certificate 3 in Individual Support
Program Length7 weeks
5 weeks training and 2 week work experience
Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4pm
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What is a Disability Support Worker?
As a Disability Support Worker, you will provide support for people living with disability to go about their daily lives and help them to achieve their goals. This may include help with shopping, attending appointments, feeding or personal care.
It's not always easy, but it is one of the most rewarding jobs out there.
We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:
Behavior & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
What your journey will look like
Complete your applicationGo through the selection process outlined earlier
Meet your mentorIf you gain a place, you’ll meet with your mentor before the program starts to make sure you have all the support you need to achieve your potential.
Start your trainingThe program begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
Get ready for your interviewAs training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique.
Graduate!Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
Interview and start in your roleYou’ll interview with Generation’s partner employers, who have vacancies reserved especially for Generation graduates. We’ll continue to support you as you start in your new role.
How we prepare you
In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.
The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.
The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.
By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.
After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A Trusted Network
Continued contact with the Generation graduate network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges