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NDS Victoria is offering a comprehensive Learn and Develop program for disability service providers as part of the Victorian Sector Development Project (SDP) for 2019/2020.

The training and resources are designed to promote business excellence, financial sustainability, and Zero Tolerance -  to support providers to prevent and respond to abuse and neglect.

Workshops and training resources target different levels of organisations including frontline workers, leaders and boards.

This page brings you all Victorian Learn & Develop offerings in one place - aiming to connect you with the training and resources that are right for you. Explore the digital resources and face-to-face training listed below.

For Organisational Leaders

Reliable Record Keeping

A series of six webcasts produced by Russell Kennedy Lawyers on Reliable Record Keeping.

Each webinar is 20 minutes and is accompanied by downloadable supporting documentation. This includes: FAQs, checklists and strategies.

NDIS Simple Financial Management

An online training program designed to support providers operating in an NDIS environment to understand the financial levers that underpin sustainability of their organisation.

The series of six webcasts explores key financial levers and provide simple worked examples, questions, models and templates.

Business excellence beyond NDIS transition

Four eLearning modules have been developed with funding from the Victorian Government to support business excellence beyond NDIS transition.

Zero Tolerance

A collection of resources built around the Zero Tolerance Human Rights Framework to educate and train staff at all levels within an organisation to understand their responsibilities in recognising, preventing and responding to abuse and neglect.

For boards

What every board member should know about finances

A series of three webcasts with Our Community, The Institute of Community Directors Australia explains what board members need to know about financial reports and statements.

NDS will be offering the following 15 workshops around Victoria this year from the selection of the most sought after training.
These workshops are highly subsidised through Victorian Government Funding support: 

Workshop: Format / About: 
The Change Room One day with Linda Rowley
The Emerging Leader
One day presented by People Development Australia
Lean Thinking and PracticeTwo days presented by Lean Enterprise Australia 
Lean thinking and Practice Management SystemsOne day workshop, presented by Lean Enterprise Australia on the components on Lean management systems.
Person Centered Thinking One day presented by Helen Sanderson Associates 
NDIS Leadership in Practice Transformational Leadership 

Register and find out more

The Victorian Learning and Develop offerings are also available at events and training on the NDS website.

If the workshop is not yet scheduled- register your interest so you don’t miss out!


Stay informed about workshops happening in your area by registering for the monthly ‘What’s on’ email for your region.

Want to keep learning? Head over to to access resources about operating in the NDIS environment. Watch, listen and learn from the range of free resources, including webcasts and podcasts and videos

With thanks to Victorian Government funding support NDS can offer subsidised workshop costs.