Tamworth Community College

Support Services

At Tamworth Community College we are committed to providing our students with the support that they need to confidently undertake their training. 

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support

  • Our student support officers and training team can assist individuals to identify areas where they may require extra support and arrange support where necessary. 

  • Our trainers are there to help our students and are highly experienced in assisting students at all skill levels to reach their training goals. 

  • We also have trainers who are dedicated to getting students ready to undertake studies or gain entry level employment via our Certificate I and II level qualifications in Vocational Pathways which address key areas such as language, literacy and numeracy.

Study Support

We are committed to supporting all students in the completion of their studies. If you are experiencing difficulties please speak to our student support staff. Options of support may include:

  • Flexible learning options

  • Study break

  • Additional learner support

  • 'Catch-up' sessions

Accessibility and Disability Support

Tamworth Community College embraces the universal design approach to accessibility, whereby spaces, services and resources can be readily accessed and used by everyone, regardless of ability or disability.  We provide a wide range of services and support to students with a disability and students with additional needs relating to learning difficulties. 

Accessible features include:

General Access

  • Designated access parking
  • Clear, wide pathways free from obstructions
  • Wheelchair access throughout the building and grounds
  • Accessible toilet compliant with Australian Building standards
  • Signage, including braille and universal access symbols
  • Sheltered outdoor areas
  • Assistance animal friendly
  • Accessible lift
  • Non-slip, low friction floor surfaces
  • Height adjustable desks in one training room

Staff

  • Staff who have undertaken disability awareness training
  • Staff suitably prepared to assist the public with a range of disabilities

Communication                   

  • Information and resources available in a range of formats
  • Various communication options
  • Signage, including braille and universal access symbols
  • Use of the National Relay Service to receive and make calls
  • Large size font
  • Volume control phones

Other

  • Established relationships with local disability and community groups
  • Individualised support
  • Reasonable adjustments for students as required by the Disability Standards for Education 2005

 

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