|Course Code:||DIS007|| |
|Careers:||Support Worker|| |
|How:||Short course, Fee for service, Work based|| |
|Where:||LEEDERVILLE CAMPUSRICHMOND STREETLEEDERVILLE6007|| |
|International study available:||No|| |
|Online study available:|| |
|Uni pathway available:||No|| |
|Day and Time:||half day|| |
Please contact us for dates for the next workshop.
|Further information:||Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9202 0410 to enquire about this course.|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to effectively communicate with people with a disability. It will help you identify and assess individual communication levels and skills and give you the strategies to more effectively communicate at the individuals’ level.
It will discuss alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) strategies and how they may assist in communication with people with a disability.
This workshop is related to the unit of competence: CHCDIS411A - Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies. You can choose one of two pathways. Firstly you can attend the workshop, take the information and skills learned and put them into practice in your workplace.
Alternatively, if you choose to be formally assessed, and if successful, you gain a unit of competence from a nationally accredited Training Package. The assessment takes place in and post workshop, through assessment, third party reports from a supervisor/line manager and/or a portfolio of evidence. Upon receipt of your assessment evidence a lecturer will be appointed to undertake assessment and will contact you regarding the outcome. The assessment incurs an additional fee.
Morning tea is included.
Skills you will gain from this course
The skills you will gain from this workshop are:
- Knowledge of how people with a disability may communicate
- Information about why people with a disability may communicate through different means
- Knowledge in identifying current communication levels/skills of individuals
- Knowledge and skills in how to identify an alternative and augmentative communication strategy for an individual