Finding a job for the first time is a very daunting experience. What do I say? Where do I go? Why would they want me? These are all normal feelings to have, which is why knowing how to confidently respond and showcase your skills to employers is key to landing that job.

Our Work Skills short course is aimed at participants with a disability who are looking to take the next step in their professional lives, whether it is supported or open employment. 

We will teach you:

  • What the world of work can be like
  • What are employers looking for?
  • How to behave in a suitable and appropriate manner
  • Why employers are looking for you
  • How to write a standout resume
  • How to calm the nerves and present at interviews
  • Got the job? Keep the job! How to demonstrate your worth

This is a Government-funded short course that can open up new employment opportunities and pathway into an accredited course across various vocational areas.

  • Blended: Face-to-face and online
  • Part-time: 50 hours (typically one day a week for 10 weeks)

Extremely broad; digital skills are required in most jobs

No formal assessment is required in this course. There will be learning activities to demonstrate knowledge and understanding.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

All students will engage in a language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) activity to evaluate potential support requirements.

No Units of Competence are contained within this short course.

This course is fully funded by the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board.

Part-time: 50 hours (typically one day (5 hours) a week for 10 weeks.

Access Skills Training was the best experience for me, and the best thing that I could have done.

Course Participant Kylie

Thoroughly enjoyed completing my cert 3 and 4 in disability with AST, and am now working in a very rewarding career.

Course Participant Joanne

Completed Cert IV in Disability with AST online, trainers were extremely helpful and the online portal was easy to navigate. Would highly recommend AST.

Course Participant Emma

I would highly recommend AST and if I decide to do more study I will definitely be using AST.

Course Participant Heidi