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National Disability Coordination Officer Program

Name

National Disability Coordination Officer Programme (NDCO)

Description of program or service

The National Disability Coordination Officer Programme (NDCO) is funded by the Australian Government Department of Education to improve the coordination and delivery of local support services to help make it easier to enrol and participate in post-school education, training and employment.

How To Use This Service or Program

For Graduates

Students and graduates with disability can use the NDCO programme to get information about local agencies and programs available to assist and strategies for making a successful transition from tertiary education to employment.
Your local NDCO maybe running local events, workshops or know of relevant graduate networks and/or resources that could help build your work readiness.
Get in contact with your local NDCO to find out more (go to section below to see how to contact your local NDCO).

For Employers

Employers can use the NDCO programme to get information about local agencies and programs available to assist them in their efforts to recruit and accommodate graduate employees with disability.
Your local NDCO may be running local events, workshops or know of relevant employer networks and/or resources that could help build your disability confidence.
Get in contact with your local NDCO to find out more (go to section below to see how to contact your local NDCO).

For Practitioners

Your local NDCO will know how to get in contact with other relevant agencies in your local area. This will help you to make a start in building stronger linkages with those other practitioners who also support students and graduates with disability in the sector.
Your local NDCO may be running local events, workshops or know of relevant graduate networks and/or resources that could help build your linkages and knowledge of transition of graduates with disability.
At times a NDCO may be available to assist with the start up or maintenance of a local network of practitioners involved in supporting students and graduates with disability.
Get in contact with your local NDCO to find out more (go to section below to see how to contact your local NDCO).

Where to Get More Information

You can find more general information about the NDCO by calling the Department Education (DET) 'Skilling Australia Hotline' on 13 38 73 between 8am and 8pm (EST) Monday to Friday.
You can find more details about NDCO programme, and contact details for your local provider on the DET website.