Our courses

We offer both accredited and short courses to help you kick-start or further your disability or community services career.

Our disability and community services courses

With the NDIS currently being rolled out across Australia, there has never been a better time to kick start your career. In fact, the demand for disability support worker positions is set to double over the coming years.

Find our range of accredited and short courses below.

Accredited courses

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability, Aged Care or Home and Community Care) – CHC33015

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.


Certificate IV in Disability – CHC43115

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and customer homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and well-being.

Workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.


Diploma of Community Services – CHC52015

This qualification reflects the roles of community services, case management and social housing workers involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

Workers in this role:

  • have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management
  • are usually providing direct support to individuals or groups of individuals
  • may also have responsibility for the supervision of other.

Short courses

Mental Health First Aid

The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis. The course curriculum is based on the MHFA Guidelines.

Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems, how to provide initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

Enrolling in our courses

Enrol in a course with House with No Steps to start or continue your journey in a community services career.

To get started, email your details and course preference to Learning&Development@hwns.com.au


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