Training

We’re educating people and organisations about disability, access and inclusion.

We provide a range of workshops and training activities for people with and without disability to help them improve their knowledge and skills.

About our training

For over 20 years, we’ve been delivering education and training to empower people with disability to take control of their own lives and to help workers in the broader community improve how they work with, provide services for and support people with disability.

The workshops and training activities we provide are developed and presented by people with disability and focus on providing information in a productive and engaging format that delivers a meaningful outcome for all participants.

  • Our workshops can be delivered face-to-face or provided online anywhere in Australia via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
  • Our workshops can be booked for any time during business hours.
  • The cost of our workshops varies depending on content, location, and number of participants. Please get in touch at training@pwd.org.au for a quote.
  • We have a minimum booking of 10 people and a maximum booking of 30 people for any session.
  • We can tailor our workshops or create bespoke training packages to meet the specific needs of any organisation. Please get in touch at training@pwd.org.au to find out more.

Book a training session

Ready to get upskilled? Please email training@pwd.org.au or call us on 02 9370 3100.

Our workshops

Disability Awareness

Designed for workers in any sector or industry, this one-day or three-hour introductory workshop is all about helping you and your team improve how you connect with and support people with disability. Discover practical solutions and easy wins for making your organisation disability-aware. Read more.

Facilitating Access for People with Disability

Designed for workers in any sector or industry, this three-hour advanced workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of how to be more supportive when communicating with and addressing barriers experienced people who are d/Deaf or hard-of-hearing, blind or low vision, have a disability that affects mobility, or have an intellectual disability. Read more.

NDIS and Advocacy

Designed for people with disability or workers involved with supporting people with disability, this one-day workshop is all about demystifying the process of becoming a participant of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read more.

NDIS Reviews, Appeals and Self-advocacy

Designed for people with disability or workers involved with supporting people with disability, this one-day workshop is all about getting better outcomes for people who are not getting the support they want under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read more.

Responding to Abuse and Neglect of People with Disability

Designed for workers involved with supporting people with disability, this one-day or half-day workshop looks at how to recognise and respond to the abuse and neglect of people with disability. Read more.

Responding to Sexual Assault of People with Disability

Designed for workers involved with supporting people with disability, this this one-day or half-day workshop looks at how to recognise and respond to sexual assault of people with disability, primarily people with intellectual disability.

Why choose us?

  • Subject Matter Experts: As Australia’s peak disability rights organisation with a proud 40-year history of advocating for people with disability, we have genuine understanding and extensive knowledge of disability-related issues.
  • Disability-Led: All our trainers are people with disability. It makes a world of difference.
  • Rights-Based Framework: All our training activities are developed from a rights-based perspective, ensuring workshop content aligns with all relevant disability rights, legislation and international conventions.
  • Cost-Effective: We understand the budget constraints under which many organisations operate and ensure our prices are the most competitive in the market.

Enquiries

If you have any questions about participating in one of our workshops or want to find out more about our training services, please email training@pwd.org.au or telephone 02 9370 3100.