Those with a disability may require various types of assistance from basic care needs to more complex needs. This online micro-credential is designed to assist both disability employees and carers with providing some of those needs. The micro-credential introduces the employee or carer to several aspects of personal care as well as developing communicating with dignity and respect whilst providing health care.
This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the disability sector.
Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student.
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Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
6 hours online self-paced learning.
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Skin Integrity
- PEG Care
- Catheter Management
- Bowel Care
- Management of Aspiration
- Assisting clients with Self-Administration of Medication
2. Understand the key principles underpinning the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia.
Digital Badge via Credly
Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio.