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Professional development for NDIS support workers

Looking to learn new skills, and expand your career in the NDIS?

The Australian Services Union (the NDIS Union) has partnered with ACE Community Colleges and Training Services NSW to provide free accredited training for disability sector workers to advance their skills and career in the NDIS.


  • study for free

  • online

  • on demand

  • at a time and pace that works for you

These courses are all accredited courses that can contribute towards nationally recognised qualifications.


Places are strictly limited.


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to boost your career in the NDIS.

Contact Helen Westwood at the ASU College to register today.


p. (02) 9310 4000

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Mental health skills

Learn skills that will help you specialise in high intensity, psychosocial and recovery coach roles in the NDIS

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Leadership skills

Learn skills that will help you applying for team leader, coordinator and manager roles in the NDIS

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Case management

Learn skills that will help develop pathways into roles like case worker, local area coordinator, support coordinator

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Family & Domestic violence & trauma informed care

Learn skills to support NDIS participants who have experienced family and domestic violence

The ACCDP offers a range of continuing professional education for those working in the NDIS

The Australian College of Community and Disability Practitioners (ACCDP) is your professional voice in the disability services sector.

Recent ACCDP training include:

  • Understanding the NDIS Code of Conduct

  • Understanding behaviour support plans 

  • Disability Rights and Advocacy Series

To access upcoming College training and receive your completion certificate you must be a member of the ASU

ASU Career Launchpad offers live and on demand courses to boost your career

Interactive courses with presenters who are experts in their field, as well as online video workshops available on-demand that you can undertake at your own pace. Access to all courses is an exclusive ASU member benefit.

Coming up:

  • Top Skills for Successful Leaders and Managers

  • Industrial Foundations: Your basic rights and entitlements at work

  • A survival guide to dealing with difficult people

  • Your Rights At Work: Dispute resolution in the workplace

  • Cultural Competence: Voice Treaty & Truth; Cultural awareness training

  • Ignite your IT skills: Excel advanced course

ASU members get access to discounted First Aid Training

As a disability support worker, you ensure the safety of your clients every day.

ASU members get up to 30% off accredited first aid training as an exclusive member benefit.

First aid training teaches you the skills to assist people who become injured in an accident or emergency situation until help arrives. So get confident, learn these essential skills and save money with your ASU Membership.

Some of the courses on offer are:

  • Provide First Aid

  • First Aid for Babies and Children

  • ​Mental Health First Aid

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