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Building the NDIS Common Induction Micro Credential

Building the NDIS Common Induction Micro Credential

Interviews are underway with Queensland disability employers to inform the development of the NDIS Common Induction Micro Credential. Project Officer Tannia Lancaster has been meeting with providers from the project’s Advisory Committee to determine key themes and elements for inclusion in the NDIS Common Induction Micro Credential for the workforce. The Credential is a pilot […]

New TAFE Infection Control Skill Set

New TAFE Infection Control Skill Set

Putting people’s health and safety first has become the “new normal” as we adjust to life during a global pandemic. Frontline workers can now equip themselves to follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention control with TAFE Queensland’s HLTSS00064 Infection Control Skill Set. The course is delivered online in one-week (part time) with fee […]

New Skill Set for Entry into Care Roles

New Skill Set for Entry into Care Roles

As the country emerges from COVID-19, demand for skilled workers in human services care occupations is expected to increase by more than 100,000 employees in the next five years. In response to the pandemic, the Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE) and Human Services Skills Organisation (HSSO) has developed a new Entry into Care […]

Yarning up about Human Rights

Yarning up about Human Rights

Human rights are important knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disabilities, their families, and communities, need to know and use in everyday life. First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN) have developed a culturally safe ‘Know your Human Rights’ training workshop to empower community to understand how to use this knowledge and […]

Welcoming our NDIS Common Induction Project Officer

Welcoming our NDIS Common Induction Project Officer

WorkAbility welcomes Tannia Lancaster as its new project officer for the NDIS Common Induction Micro Credential project. The project is an initiative that will see a positive outcome for the NDIS community services industry especially for participants and their support workers, carers and family. Based in Cairns, Tannia brings more than 25 years’ experience in […]

NDIS Jobs Roadshows coming to You!

NDIS Jobs Roadshows coming to You!

It is estimated that there are 36,000 new workers needed for the Queensland disability sector. As part of the NTSSS Growing the NDIS Workforce Strategy, hundreds of employers and employees will be linking up online across the state to fill prospective jobs as part of new Jobs Roadshows. Jobs Roadshows will take place online in […]

Using the Human Factor to Attract Future Workforce

Using the Human Factor to Attract Future Workforce

A new WorkAbility program under NTSSS called The Human Factor, is being launched in selected Queensland state high schools to draw Year 11 and 12 students to the sector. The Human Factor Disability Workforce Pathway Program is funded by the Department of Education Small Business and Training (DESBT) to deliver vocational training in schools for […]

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