Working in the Disability Support Sector

Working in disability support services is a rewarding career that helps people with disabilities and their families achieve goals to maximise their independence.

Careerforce offers a range of pathways for disability support workers to upskill and ensure their practices are aligned with the vision and principles of Enabling Good Lives. Whether you are new to the sector or want to explore on-the-job training, Careerforce can help find a disability support qualification right for you.

Explore our Qualifications for the Disability Support Sector

We offer a range of qualifications for support workers in a disability setting or working with disability support service users. These qualifications range from entry level through to advanced specialist qualifications.


Support your Disability Services Workforce with On-the-Job Training

Careerforce can support you to enhance your workforce’s skills and knowledge through our well resourced, on-the-job training programmes.

A Careerforce Workplace Advisor will work with you to determine which qualifications are right for your workforce. Together, we’ll develop a comprehensive training plan and discuss steps to set up your training. We will also guide you through funding opportunities to support the growth of your employees, such as Te Pou Training Grants.