Bendigo TAFE
Promote empowerment and encourage people with disabilities to participate in community activities.

Learn how to care for people with disabilities and special needs to make a positive change in their lives.  

Get hands on skills and be fully qualified in six months with the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) (CHC33015) or Certificate IV in Disability (CHC43115).

Explore career opportunities which include but are not limited to: 
  • Disability Worker
  • Disability Support Officer 
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Recreation Support Officer 

Where will you study?
  • Bendigo City campus
  • Echuca campus

Course Duration
  • Two days a week, over 20 weeks
FREE TAFE priority courses
*Eligibility criteria apply. Other fees and charges may apply. Find out more.

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Napoleon Kwaje 
A true inspiration to those around him, Napoleon embodies the qualities and traits sought after in Disability support workers; a genuine desire to help others experience a full life combined with a dedication to those he helps on a daily basis.

Arriving in Australia as a refugee in 2016, Napoleon Kwaje spoke almost no English and had a desire to work in IT. Two years later, Napoleon not only speaks fluent English, but has completed a Certificate IV in Disability and works with two different Disability Support organisations, Interchange & Scope.
Interchange Loddon-Mallee Region Inc.
Interchange Loddon-Mallee Region Inc. (Interchange LMR) is a NDIS registered disability support provider, with over 30 years’ experience in providing community, social, recreational and at home support to individuals with disabilities. In view of this experience, Interchange IMR has become a leader in the disability industry in the Loddon and Mallee regions. Interchange supports people with a disability to connect with their community and lead the life of their choice.
Interchange Loddon-Mallee Region Inc.
Interchange LMR staff have a person-centred approach when providing support to participants. A person-centred approach involves listening, being open-minded, coaching, sharing ideas and seeking feedback. This process is ongoing and evolving to ensure each person is supported in working toward his or her personal goals.

Interchange LMR is committed to ensuring that the people who care for participants in programs or services act in the best interests of the individual and take all reasonable steps to ensure their safety. Interchange LMR is a child safe organisation and undertakes all reasonable steps to guard the safety of all children within our care.
Some or all of this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. © Bendigo Kangan Institute: RTO number 3077 | ABN 74 802 942 886 | CRICOS Provider Number 01218G
Bendigo TAFE acknowledges their campuses are located on the ancestral lands of Dja Dja Wurrung of the Djaara people and the Yorta Yorta Nation and Wolithica peoples. The institute respects the traditional custodians, elders and their cultural heritage.