Events and Training

The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program in Western Australia publishes information on events and training related to the transition of people with disability between schools, post secondary education and training and employment.


The Abilities EXPO 2017

To be held at the Crown Burswood on Tuesday the 19th of September.

This year's Expo will be bigger and better than ever before as we welcome Disabilities Services Commission on board as a major partner in this year's event. Current partners Public, Catholic and Independent schools will remain strong contributors to the Abilities Expo.

This year promises to have more active displays, more information booths and an evening session for those unable to make it to the morning/afternoon session.

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Bunbury Future Possibilities Youth Conference 2017

The Bunbury Future Possibilities Youth Conference will occur in the latter part of 2017. Date to be advised. This Conference targets students with learning difficulties, physical, sensory, intellectual and/or psychiatric disability, as well as those students who are at risk of not making a successful transition from school to further education/training and employment.

The aim of the Conference is to:

  • Inform students about employment, further education and post school pathways to better prepare them for life after school;
  • Promote the excellence and use of Vocational Education and Training in School to potential employment and training agencies and higher organisations; and
  • Create partnerships between students, schools and post school destinations.

Albany Future Possibilities Youth Conference 2017

The date for this Conference is set for the 29th August 2017.

This conference will be modelled on the Bunbury conference described above.


Links to Training Resources

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