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Member webinar: Budget Briefing with Ken Baker

NDS Chief Executive Ken Baker gives expert analysis on what this year’s Federal Budget holds for the NDIS and disability employment.

Pro Bono Salary Survey: 50% member discount

NDS has negotiated a 50% discount for our members on the 2018 Pro Bono Salary Survey.

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The Managing cyber risk webinar with Gallagher is designed to help you better understand the impact a cyber incident could have on your organisation and what steps you can take to manage your digital...

Training Funding

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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.

Key benefit points

  • National coverage
  • Flexible Account Management Model
  • No cost to service providers

Who is this for?

Human Resource Managers
Learning and Organisational Development Managers

Holistic Approach

ASA can assess your entire learning strategy in conjunction with workforce planning (new hires and promotions) to identify opportunities for a wide range of funding to increase your overall training budget and/or off-set training investment.

New Entrant Federal Funding (current as of 23 February 2017):

The new entrant federal incentive is available for employers signing new entrants into a traineeship with the commitment to support the completion of a Certificate 3 or 4 qualification (within three months for full-time employees and within 12 months for part-time employees).

Eligibility criteria:

Full-time: $1500 at 6mth point and $2500 at completion

Part-time: $1500 at completion

Rural and regional bonus: Cert 3 and 4: $1000 at 6mth point

State Based funding (current as of 23 February 2017):

QLD: Payroll tax rebate

NSW: Payroll tax rebate for eligible new entrant trainees providing employers meet criteria - See

VIC: Skills First – Eligible RTO funding for specific eligibility criteria to reduce the cost of training 

WA: Payroll tax rebate

Further information

To arrange a free consultation please contact Steve Hyde, National Business Development Manager , ASA,  0408 275 962, or Nicole Jenkins, National Learning & Development Manager.

Contact information

Nicole Jenkins, National Learning & Development Manager, 02 92563107,