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Support to develop work skills


Koomarri has a limited number of vacancies in work skills courses that are customised for people with mild and moderate intellectual disability.

These courses can be accessed by ACT and NSW residents with NDIS funding. People without NDIS funding can access this on a fee for service arrangement.

Nationally Recognised Qualifications and Work Experience 

Koomarri offers two nationally recognised qualifications and work experience:

Statement of Attainment - Work Skills for Life covers topics such as:

  • Working independently.
  • Protective behaviours.
  • Money management.
  • Dress and hygiene.
  • Punctuality and attendance.
  • How to catch buses in Canberra and more

Further information about this course can be found here.

Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways covers topics such as:

  • Using digital technology.
  • Reading and responding to routine workplace information.
  • Writing and numeracy for the workplace.
  • Customer service and job searching.

Further information about this course can be found here.

These courses each run for six hours over two days a week, for 40 weeks in line with ACT school terms. They are run in Woden and Belconnen (depending on interest).   Work experience placements are found in mainstream productive businesses for up to 15 hours over five days. 

Information Technology

Koomarri offers beginners, intermediate and advanced course modules in Information Technology.  This is not a nationally recognised course. 

The course covers topics navigating a computer, using Word, Excel, the internet, email, drawing and work-based communications, and is run for three hours a week for 12 weeks per module.  The course is run at Woden and Belconnen (depending on interest).  

How do I register?

Complete an online registration, call 6280 6143 or email

You can use the form on the right to register your interest in a course, and we will be in touch shortly to confirm your details.