NDS Workforce Essentials eLibrary

Your comprehensive list of eLearning assets in the NDS Workforce Essentials.

Standard 1: Rights and Responsibilities for Participants
In disability support, it’s important to understand and acknowledge human rights when providing high-quality care.

Aligned with Standard 1: Rights and Responsibilities for Participants, the eLearning assets under this standard look at human rights and the responsibilities of support workers when supporting people with disability.

  • Bullying Awareness for Senior Managers
  • Bullying Awareness for Workers
  • Disability Induction
  • Food Safety for Disability Support Workers
  • Human Rights and You - Zero Tolerance
  • Human Rights Resources
  • Impairment in the Disability Sector
  • Infection Control for Disability Support Workers
  • Managing Stress and Building Resilience
  • Manual Handling for Disability Support Workers
  • Manual Handling Resources
  • Orientation for External Support Workers in Tertiary Settings
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Risk Management
  • Slips, Trips and Falls Awareness Training for the Disability Sector
  • Understanding Abuse - Zero Tolerance
  • Working with People with Disability
Standard 2: Provider Governance and Operational Management
Under Standard 2, these courses help service providers effectively govern and operate the supports they offer. With a focus on leadership and management, these courses help you better understand the behind-the-scenes pillars of disability support.

  • Adapting to the NDIS
  • Business Writing Skills
  • Coaching The Coach
  • Communication Skills
  • Dealing with Complaints and Difficult Customers
  • Effective Record Writing
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • First-Response Evacuation Instruction
  • Incident Reporting
  • Managing Change and Communication
  • Reliable Record-Keeping Webinars
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Safeguarding for Boards
  • Sustainable Service under NDIS
  • The Science and Art of Realising Human Potential
Standard 3: Provisions of Support
What are service providers’ roles and responsibilities when providing support? What are people with disabilities’ rights under this standard?  The topics outlined in Standard 1: Rights and Responsibilities partly covered this information. In this section, we will expand on and explore the content more comprehensively.

Through video resources, written resources, and eLearning modules, learners can learn more about providing effective support to people with disabilities in a variety of situations—including decision-making, financial management, and conflict.

  • Foundations of Positive Behaviour Support Films
  • NDIS Financial Management: Cost Attribution
  • NDIS Simple Financial Management
  • Participation Project - Resources
  • Person-Centred Practice Across Cultures - Resources
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Recognising Restrictive Practices
  • Supported Decision-Making
  • Supported Decision-Making (Resource)
  • Understanding Care Plans
Standard 4: Provisions of Supports Environment
In any industry, in any environment, fostering a supportive environment is crucial for quality work outcomes and employee welfare. This section of the practice standards dedicates itself to providing a supportive and safe environment conducive to effective care.

While some of this information may have been covered in previous standards, these courses act as supplementary material and expand learners’ knowledge in such an essential topic. And with a series of video resources, learners can build upon their pre-existing knowledge in creating a safe environment.

  • Child Safe Standards (Victoria)
  • Child Safe Standards (National)
  • COVID-19: What It Is & How to Prevent Its Spread
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Leading Work Health & Safety in the Disability Sector
  • Management of Waste
  • Introduction to Mealtime Management
  • Medication Management
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Positive Cultures Films
  • Trauma Informed Support Films