The training will assist managers to confidently manage staff with disabilities within their teams and facilitate an inclusive and enabling workplace. 

Registration is now open for the upcoming Disability Confident Managers training on Friday 14 April, 10am – 12pm. This interactive training will be held in person at UNSW’s Kensington Campus for professional and academic staff with people management roles.

The training will challenge participants, disrupt thoughts and has the potential to facilitate change in practice and processes across the organisation. Participants will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools to build disability confidence in the workplace and classroom, and includes employees, students and all stakeholders with disability.

The training will be delivered through interactive discussion, group activities, scenarios and video.

Participants who complete the training will:

  • understand the importance of disability confidence for individuals and the whole organisation
  • have greater awareness of what disability is in the Australian society 
  • be confident in using the right language and doing the right things
  • understand the value of inclusive behaviours and attitudes
  • understand the key concepts, such as workplace adjustments, essential requirements and sharing information
  • understand disclosure of disability from both employees’ and employers’ perspectives
  • be confident to have appropriate discussions regarding performance management
  • have awareness of the legislative requirements and considerations to the management of risk
  • recognise the importance of access to learning and development opportunities
  • know where to find further information and assistance.

Register for the Disability Confident Managers 14 April training session now – places are limited.

If you are interested in other Disability Confident Training sessions, please check out the full 2023 schedule. For more information and additional resources, visit the EDI website.

UNSW’s Disability Confident Training is run by the Australian Network on Disability in partnership with Access, Equity and Inclusion (Division of EDI). For any queries, please email:

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