A portable training entitlement system for the disability support services sector

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Author: Ryan, Rose; Stanford, Jim

Abstract:

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has the potential to enrich the lives of people with disabilities through customised individual packages of services. But to achieve that goal, the system must facilitate ongoing investments in specialised skills and qualifications, rather than relying on short-term 'gigs' performed by high-turnover, casualised workers. Most disability support workers are employed in part-time or casual jobs, and spending on staff training by established service providers has shrunk as the NDIS has been rolled out. The NDIS is expected to spur massive job...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Disability; Finance; Qualifications; Providers of education and training; Quality; Career development

Keywords: Education and training needs; Funding; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Centre for Future Work, Australia Institute, 2018

Physical description: 67 p.

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https://www.futurework.org.au/portable_training_system_would_help_to_address_staff_crisis_in_ndis_services

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.69

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