Diploma in Disability and
Community Practice

With Flinders University

Duration: 1 year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Become job ready, faster. Understand the skills and knowledge required to help promote the rights of people with disability to live inclusive lives.

This Diploma is available to students seeking a short program which will provide foundation knowledge to support their professional development in the field.

Study Mode
Online, with local support through Uni Hub Spencer Gulf



The Diploma of Disability and Community Practice is focused on promoting the rights of people with disability to inclusive lives.

The program provides students with work-relevant skills and knowledge they can apply in a wide range of contexts in disability, health and human services fields.

What you will study

  • Topics which build foundation skills, understanding how systems work, introduction to a range of contexts, and making connections between theory and practice.
  • Core topics include perspectives on disability, introduction to disability and neurodiversity, research and study skills 1, disability across the life course, introduction to communication diversity and support needs, critical issues in disability practice, and the disability landscape.

Potential employers

  • disability support services
  • government sector/NDIS
  • non-government agencies
  • private sector
  • self-employment

Contact Uni Hub

Want to know more?

We can organise an appointment to explain specific course information or answer any questions. We provide full application and enrolment support. We communicate direct with the university and are here to help throughout the entire process and beyond.