is what working in the Community Services Sector is all about. It covers a broad range of caring and support occupations to assist the well-being of our communities. It’s one of the fastest growing industries with a variety of opportunities available.

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Online Certificate II in Community Services Qualification (VETiS Funded)

Attention Year 10, 11 and 12 students
Start your training in Community Services
Enrol today, contact your Careers Advisors or VET Coordinator


NDIS Workforce Fundamentals Micro Credential

The NDIS Workforce Fundamentals micro credential, developed by WorkAbility Qld and TAFE Queensland, is available FREE for NDIS providers and services that deliver NDIS-type supports.

This two-hour training resource is an interactive learning tool to engage your workers and implement as part of your workforce induction.

Benefits for your organisation are:

  • Reduced training duplication
  • Ensures delivery of critical learning elements
  • Access a short online training course, anywhere, anytime
  • Industry training recognition (digital badge awarded on completion)

Dave Conway features as a consultant and NDIS self managed participant who employs his workers.

Professional Development for workers include:

  • Learning about the NDIS and how it links to Human Rights
  • Professional frameworks and legislation
  • Ethical and legal breaches
  • Ensuring professional boundaries
  • Person-centred and strengths-based approaches
  • Key roles and responsibilities of a support worker
  • Communication, interpersonal skills and respectful practice
  • Recognising and responding to signs of abuse and neglect
  • Cultural sensitivity and cross-cultural communication

The NDIS Workforce Fundamentals micro-credential has been developed through co-design with Industry and people with lived experience of disability, and is funded by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

To read more about the NDIS Workforce Fundamentals micro-credential pilot program click here.


Do you want to experience the community services workforce? Are you looking for work experience, a vocational placement or employment? If so, log onto Job Match and create a profile highlighting what you are looking for. These profiles are reviewed by real employers and will contact you directly when opportunities become available.

It also creates an employment passport that young people can take readily from one employer to another, that can grow and adapt as the young person’s skills, experiences and qualification evolve.