HC301 - Aged Care and Disability Short Course

Finance and Operations for the disability sector

An introductory course providing vital skills for those considering a career in the disability sector. This short courses covers essentials such as working effectively and sensitively with diverse people, working legally and ethically and how to follow safe work practices for direct client care.


  • Course Fees
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Delivery
    Individual students (online)

A short course can be a great way to improve your skills quickly and improve your prospects when applying for a new job or promotion!

Understanding operations and finance specific to the disability sector is a vital skill to progressing your career in this ever expanding sector.

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Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this short course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • work within accepted codes of conduct
  • follow confidentiality and privacy procedures
  • follow legal and ethical procedures
  • contribute to quality customer experience

Future Job Outcomes

  • Aged care assistant
  • Disability support worker

Recommended Education

  • Year 9; OR
  • Recognised foundation program; OR
  • Language, literacy, and numeracy evaluation.

Recommended Work Experience

Applicants should be working in a frontline support or customer service role in an aged care or disability service environment.

Units of Competency

Students upon successful completion of these three units of competency in this short course will receive a Statement of Attainment.

NAT11076002 Manage finance in the disability sector

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to meet the financial responsibilities of a frontline leader in the disability sector. It covers managing resources, budgeting and financial forecasting to achieve the required objectives of an organisation providing services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and fee-paying participants.

BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans to support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

BSBOPS504Manage business risk

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area.

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