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Training Funding

NDS Learn & Develop has partnered with Apprenticeship Support Australia as a funding consultant. ASA is available to assess eligibility for federal and state employer based incentives. 

School-based Traineeships in Disability Support Work

This project aims to support the recruitment and work of young people to meet the expectations of people with disability, and to increase the number of disability service organisations offering school-based...

E-Learning Development Collaboration

NDS is inviting service providers to participate in the collaborative development of some new sector specific e-Learning modules.

projectABLE

projectABLE

A free program for students, offering inspiring, interactive disability awareness, career workshops and workplace experience.

What are the key benefits?
  • Half-day career workshops inspire students to apply their passions, skills and abilities to enrich their lives and the lives of others by pursuing a rewarding care career
  • Students get the opportunity to meet staff members who work in the disability and community care sector, learning about their careers and working life.
  • Students learn about the variety of career options in the disability and community care sector, from support workers and nurses, social workers, advocates, physiotherapists, marketing professionals, business managers and IT support staff

Who is this resource for?

High school Career Advisers can express their interest in having a projectABLE workshop visit their school via the inquiry form on the projectABLE website. Students from years 10, 11 and 12 are encouraged to participate.

Find out more

Further Information:

projectABLE is a response to the increasing demand for skilled workers in the disability and community care sector. Through interactive workshops and hands-on experience, projectABLE encourages students to consider a career in the sector – so far, more than 4,300 students from over 250 Australian schools have participated in a projectABLE workshop.

Contact information
For more information contact Jillian Black, Student Programs Manager New South Wales, 02 9256 3157,

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