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Work Experience

Work experience is an opportunity to explore and confirm the job seekers’ strengths, interests and emerging abilities. Work Experience enhances our ability to correctly identify vocational themes and pathways for the clients. It enables the client to learn about the different aspects of a workplace, job tasks, environment and culture of a workplace. This supports …

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Individual Employment Practice Models

This short course will examine the rationale for individualised approaches to employment. The course looks at the two accepted approaches to individualised employment support; Individual Place and Support, and Customised Employment. Both practice models will be compared and contrasted for participants. This supports a basic understanding of the approaches, their strengths and weaknesses and target …

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Job Carving

Job Carving is an employment strategy, developed to create employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment, or who lack the full range of skills or abilities to undertake a specific job in full. Job carving involves creating, modifying, or customising a job so that it can be successfully performed by an individual with disabilities, …

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Task Analysis

Task Analysis (TA) is the breaking down of complex or “chained” skills into smaller components to teach a skill. A person can be taught to perform individual steps of the chain progressively. This continues until the entire skill is mastered (also called “forward chaining”). This supports training to perform particular actions beginning with the final …

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Job Analysis

Job analysis is the detailed study of a position, which includes all aspects of the job, from environmental conditions to physical requirements, and a breakdown of tasks on a micro-level. It is sometimes described as a systematic study of a job and the recording of the tasks, interactions and methodology used in performing the job.  …

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Glide In (School to Work Transition)

Glide In is a capacity building program that underpins a good transition from school to work or study. It is an evidence-based program that builds on decades of research into what makes a great transition. The evidence tells us that a good transition is based on the following five elements: School-based Preparatory Experiences – academic …

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Basic Certificate in Discovery

Course Description The Basic Certificate provides 40 hours of comprehensive training in Discovery. It meets the needs of employment professionals wanting to deliver employment services with fidelity to the practice evidence. This course is designed to give you the knowledge to deliver Discovery within employment services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) or any …

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Individual Place and Support (IPS)

Delivering Employment Support to Clients with Mental Illness in Community Settings for Non-Mental Health Staff This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the origins of IPS, the underpinning skills and the knowledge to apply the skills in day-to-day practice. IPS is an evidence-based practice method that was originally developed for use with …

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Person-Centred Employment Practice

  This short course is designed for individuals looking to develop a basic understanding of person-centred employment practice. The course will look at person-centred practice as it is applied in disability employment at both an individual and service provider level in Australia. In this program we’ll cover: What is Person-Centred Practice (origins and background philosophy) …

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Customised Employment – Job Development, Employer Engagement and Career Support Stage 3

In this credential, you will build on the knowledge and skills acquired in Customised Employment Stage 2. The focus is on unmet needs in the workplace, matching the participant’s skills and interests to the business culture and setting. By understanding the unmet needs and culture of the business you can create conditions of mutuality in …

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Customised Employment – Support Funding, Activating Families and Self-Employment Stage 4

In this credential, you will build on the knowledge and skills acquired in Customised Employment Stage 3. The focus is on understanding how to fund the employment journey, the various supports to consider, the role of benefits planning along with how to engage families in the employment process. Families are a critical part of employment …

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Customised Employment – CDERP Certified Professional ©

Comprehensive Training in Customised Employment Course Description This certificate provides 120 hours of comprehensive training in authentic Customised Employment designed to meet the needs of employment professionals who want to deliver employment services with fidelity to practice evidence. The program has been developed and extensively used in Australia to ensure that it meets our funding …

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Customised Employment – The Person and their Career, Discovery Stage 2

Course Description In this credential, you will build on the knowledge and skills acquired in Discovery Stage One. The focus is on identifying skills in the workplace and the use of work experience to underpin skill development and focus on identifying vocational pathways. During work experience, we capture skills in action to develop visual resumes. …

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Customised Employment – Foundations & Discovery Stage 1

Course Description Micro – Credential 1 This is our Customised Employment foundation micro-credential. Participants will develop an understanding of the origins of Customised Employment and Stage One of Discovery – Getting to Know the Person. This course lays the foundational knowledge required for those seeking to deliver Customised Employment and Discovery.  You will learn the …

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