Would you like to know more about our qualifications? Click on the courses below for more information.

If you're ready to sign up to one of our courses, please complete the Qualification Enrolment Form and Payment Plan  and send it to us. 

Have you worked in the sector for some time? We can assist you in developing portfolios for Recognition of Prior Learning! The Self Assessment Tool can give you an indication of whether you're ready to apply for RPL. Complete the Application for RPL and we'll work with you to achieve your goals. 

Have you already obtained qualifications? Maybe you could apply for a Credit Transfer for your new qualification. 

Managing in the community sector is a continual improvement challenge, both personally and professionally. This course will support you to build upon your theoretical understanding and practical strategies regarding leadership, legislation, compliance, risk and finance.

Consolidate your leadership and management skills with studies in risk, recruitment, management, teamwork and continuous improvement.

An essential qualification for roles that involve direct client work and/or case management, program/staff management and development of new business opportunities.

Develop your knowledge and skills to design and deliver person-centred services to individuals and/or groups in a range of community service, case work or case management contexts.

This qualification will develop your skills and knowledge to support and empower people with disabilities to participate in the community and achieve greater levels of independence and self-reliance.


Consolidate your leadership and management skills with studies in risk, recruitment, management, teamwork and continuous improvement.

Do you have a lived experience of mental illness as either a consumer or carer and are living well and wish to use your experience to assist others towards recovery, building capacity and improving their access to service delivery?

This course will take you through a program based on person-centredness and the key principles of peer work which include respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful.

This course will introduce you to all areas of a carer’s knowledge, roles & responsibilities, teach you how to implement individualised plans and prepare you to provide person-centred support to people due to ageing, disabilities or other reasons.

MDS Training is offering the following FREE course for first step learners in 2016.

The ‘Introduction to Community Services’ program aims to increase the participation of people with disabilities, carers and marginalised first step learners in career and volunteering opportunities in the community services sector, particularly in the changing and expanding aged and disability sector.