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NDS WA Year in Review 2016/17

NDS in WA is pleased to present its 2016/17 Year in Review which was presented at the Annual Members Meeting on 14 November 2017.

NDS WA 2018-19 Pre-Budget Submission

The NDS WA PBS is the policy centrepiece for state-level disability advocacy and is instrumental in identifying areas of critical need and the investment to continue to deliver effective services.

WA Disability Services Sector Industry Plan

NDS commissioned ACIL Allen Consulting to research and establish a knowledge base on the contribution and potential of the WA disability sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Training Funding

NDS Learn and Develop logo

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,