Achieve your educational and vocational goals... regardless of disability! Our Teacher Consultants are here to help you.
Support is available if you:
- are blind or vision impaired
- are deaf or hearing impaired
- have a mental illness
- have an intellectual, physical and/or neurological disability such as learning disability, ADHD or acquired brain injury
- have a medical condition or chronic illness.
Support services include:
- course selection
- help with course entry tests and exam modifications
- tutorial support
- communication aids such as note takers and interpreters
- adaptive equipment
- customised courses
- assistance at TAFE Illawarra to help you participate and achieve your learning goals.
Fee exemptions and concessions
Students with disabilities may be eligible for one TAFE NSW Student Administration Charge exemption per year. They may also be eligible for a concession fee.
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Make an enquiry
Teacher Consultant for Vision Impaired: All Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4421 9865 Mobile: 0437 035 042
Teacher Consultants for Intellectual disabilities
Bega, Cooma, Moruya, Nowra and Ulladulla Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4474 1813
Dapto, Moss Vale, Shellharbour, Wollongong, West Wollongong and Yallah Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4229 0165
Telephone: (02) 4823 1836
Queanbeyan and Yass Campuses
Telephone: (02) 6298 4415
Teacher Consultants for Physical disabilities (includes Medical Conditions and Chronic Illnesses)
Bega, Cooma, Goulburn, Moruya, Nowra, Queanbeyan, Ulladulla and Yass Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4454 9200 or 4454 9222
Dapto, Moss Vale, Shellharbour, Wollongong, West Wollongong, Yallah Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4229 0163
Teacher Consultants for Psychiatric disabilities
Shellharbour, Cooma, Goulburn, Moss Vale, Queanbeyan, Yass, Dapto, Wollongong, West Wollongong and Yallah Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4295 2261
Teacher Consultants for Psychiatric/Neurological disabilities
Teacher Consultants for Neurological disabilities
Cooma, Dapto, Goulburn, Moss Vale, Queanbeyan, Shellharbour, Wollongong, Wollongong West, Yallah & Yass
Telephone Wollongong: (02) 4229 0422
Teacher Consultants for both Psychiatric and Neurological disabilities
Bega, Moruya, Nowra and Ulladulla.
Nowra Phone: 4421 9878
Ulladulla Phone: 4454 9200
Teacher Consultants for Deaf/Hearing Impaired
Shellharbour, Cooma, Goulburn, Moss Vale, Queanbeyan, Yass, Dapto, Wollongong, West Wollongong, Yallah, Nowra, Ulladulla, Bega, Moruya Campuses
Telephone: (02) 4229 0649
Mobile: 0423 848 238