School and further education

Pre-school and school

Support for children with disability is available at pre-school and at school.

Leaving high school and planning for the future

  • Transition to Work is a government program that helps young people who are early school leavers or having difficulty entering employment after school. Program providers offer intensive pre-employment support to help people set and achieve their employment and education goals.
    Phone 1300 854 414
  • School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) is an NDIS support for students with disability. SLES offers individualised support for up to two years after finishing year 12 to help people get ready for work and plan a pathway to employment. The program is tailored to meet individual employment goals.
    Phone 1800 800 110
  • National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) program informs people with disability about their post-school options and supports.

Further education

The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training has resources and information if you are considering post-secondary school education.

Studying at TAFE

TAFE SA provides vocation education and training through a broad range of course types and subjects. The TAFE SA Disability Support Program provides support services and special arrangements to assist students with their study.

Training and apprenticeships

Studying at university

South Australia's universities have information about services and supports for students with disability.

Other study options

Related information

On this site

Work and career support for people with disability

Other websites

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