Disability access and inclusion

If you are considering a course at TAFE SA, please connect with student services for planning your support needs.

Student services provides support to assist students living with disability, medical condition or mental health to achieve their learning goals. Our staff are available to confidentially discuss support at any stage during your studies. Our services are provided free of charge.

When you enrol

When you enrol you can indicate you have a disability or a medical condition on your enrolment form. Information will be sent to you via email. This includes:

Printed copies of the kits are also available from student services or student hub staff at any TAFE SA campus.

If you don’t indicate your disability at enrolment you can do it any time during your studies or simply contact student services to discuss support.

Access Plans

An Access Plan is one way TAFE SA can assist you to identify and communicate your learning needs.

An Access Plan can assist you to share your personal information about your disability, medical condition or mental health support needs to lecturers so that reasonable adjustments can be negotiated. It also details any agreed services which will be provided by student services. You will need to provide student services with supporting documentation. Having an Access Plan is a choice.

Support for Apprentices/Trainees with a Disability

The ‘Disabled Australian Apprentice Wage Support’ (DAAWS) scheme is a Commonwealth-funded initiative which supports apprentices/trainees to help them reach their potential as skilled workers.

The scheme may provide support for the off-the job component of your apprenticeship/traineeship, including mentoring, tutoring and interpreting. More information is available at these websites:

For more information, contact Student Services or an Australian Apprenticeship Network Provider. 

Contact us

Whatever and however you are studying, if you need support, please contact Student Services.

Connect with our student support team

Enrolled and future students can book a telephone or online (Microsoft Teams) appointment using this link, or by calling TAFE SA on 1800 882 661.  

Appointment Booking

Following your initial phone/online appointment you can negotiate on-campus appointments with the counsellor where required.

Legislation and Policy

Useful Links

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