Policies & Procedures

This section contains links to key policies, procedures, legislation and planning documents relevant to people with a disability in TAFE NSW.
Memorandum of Understanding
TAFE NSW
Legislation

Memorandum of Understanding

On 23 December 2009, Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) and TAFE NSW signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) related to young people attending post school programs who access vocational education and training was signed between.

The MOU identifies how ADHC, TAFE NSW and ADHC-funded service providers will work together to support young people to access TAFE NSW as part of their Transition to Work (TTW) or Community Participation (CP) program. Refer MOU.pdf for details.

SI&VA has developed information to assist Institutes with the implementation of the MOU:

TAFE NSW

The TAFE Training and Education Support - Social Inclusion Intranet site includes links to key policies, procedures and legislation relevant to people with disability in TAFE NSW.

These include:

  • Students with Disabilities – Policy Implementation Procedures is the companion document to the Students with Disabilities Policy - TAFE NSW and outlines the procedures underpinning the policy. It also includes information about procedures for making reasonable adjustments for students with disability who wish to undertake an assessment, while maintaining the integrity of the assessments.

  • Interpreting Policy – TAFE NSW addresses the provision of interpreter services for people from language backgrounds other than English, including users of Auslan. Response to Institute feedback related to the Interpreting policy and Auslan guidelines.

  • Interpreting Policy Guidelines 2008 - TAFE NSW provides guidelines in support of quality interpreting services delivered through interpreters accredited or recognised by The National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). These guidelines are currently under review.

  • Disability Data Collection - Support Materials provide promotional material for data collection to record the participation of students with disability in TAFE NSW. The material includes a Staff Information Sheet, a Student’s FAQ and a Data Collection poster.


Legislation

  • Commonwealth and State legislation related to people with disability in TAFE NSW is located on the Training and Education Support Intranet at: Social Inclusion - Legislation.