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Workforce training is an effective way to strengthen disability support services. Research shows that people can be supported to access and stick with training when the following elements are in place.
People are also more likely to use their new skills and knowledge on the job when these factors are in place.
The resource What supports effective workforce training? outlines these steps in more detail.
People working in home and community support services can face multiple barriers to training such as cost, lack of supporting infrastructure, and little or no training experience. The research report Promoting training uptake and completion in home and community support services looks at how organisations can support people to overcome these barriers.