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Current employees in the disability sector

Find resources for workers currently employed in the disability sector.

Build your skills

Are you a disability support worker looking to upskill and move ahead in your career?

Perhaps you are passionate about working in the disability sector, but looking for a different role? 

Here are some links to resources and information that disability workers may find useful.

Explore disability careers

Information about the different roles available in the disability sector.

Victorian Skills Gateway

The Victorian Skills Gateway is a valuable resource for exploring vocational education and training options offered by TAFE and training providers, and for making informed career decisions. By using the keyword search function, you can explore the latest Victorian TAFE and training opportunities to further your disability career.

A list of qualifications that can help build and further a career in the disability sector can be found on the Training and education section on the Start your disability career page.

There are also accredited training courses to support advancing a career in disability. See Targeting Quality Training below for more information. 


Free TAFE for priority courses reduces financial barriers to further study. Individuals can train in courses that lead to jobs that are in demand from Victorian employers. Free TAFE for priority courses covers tuition fees for individuals who are eligible for government-subsidised training.

Find out if you are eligible for one of the many Free TAFE courses currently available - including a Certificate IV in Disability.

Case studies

Additional resources

Keeping Our Sector Strong is Victoria’s $26 million workforce plan to provide disability workers an opportunity to develop their skills and consider more roles.

Here are some tools and resources developed under Keeping Our Sector Strong, that you might find useful.

Targeting Quality Training

In consultation with the disability sector, advocacy groups and unions, the Department of Education and Training developed additional accredited courses in areas that were not yet addressed by existing disability qualifications.

Below are some examples of the disability-related courses currently available. These courses are ideal for those who need to skill up further in a particular area relevant to their work: 

  • Supporting People with Complex Support Needs and Complex Physical Needs (22540VIC)  
  • Providing Support to People with Psychosocial Disability (22532VIC)  
  • Performing Allied Health Tasks and Supporting People with Disability (22529VIC) 
  • Culturally Considerate Disability Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (22531VIC)  
  • Supporting People with Disability to use Medications (22558VIC) 
  • Identifying, Reporting and Preventing Abuse and/or Grooming of People with Disabilities (22530VIC) 

You can search these course names in the Victorian Skills Gateway website to find out where you can enrol in these courses and other disability training.

Allied health resources

My allied health space

Information, tools and training resources for allied health workers working in the disability sector.

Allied health capability framework: disability and complex support needs

Tools and guidance to assist allied health professionals to support people with disability and complex support needs.

Supervision and delegation framework for allied health assistants (AHAs)

Information and guidance on the use of the AHA role in the disability sector.

Promoting Best Practice

Mainstream services resources

Access resources to support the NDIS and mainstream service systems to work together across children, youth and families, health, mental health and justice. 

Job vacancies in the disability sector

If you are looking for a new challenge or a change in your disability career, right now there are a range of jobs available.

Jobs Victoria

The Jobs Victoria online hub matches jobseekers who are ready to work, with employers who are looking for skilled and talented workers.

Once you register as a jobseeker, you will receive job alerts that match your skills, experience and location. 

Register on the Jobs Victoria online hub

National Disability Services (NDS) CareCareers

You can also visit the NDS CareCareers web page for more information and to view available jobs.

Visit the NDS CareCareers web page