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Community partnerships

The education of students is a shared responsibility, therefore parents, the broader community and schools must engage with each other to provide an appropriate and fully rounded education.  Parents/carers and community members play a vital role in the education of students who attend Nambour Special School.  Staff at Nambour Special School aim to engage in partnerships with parents and community members to maximise student learning outcomes.
Nambour Special School better meets the needs of students and supports student achievement by developing strong partnerships with and between
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Parents and carers
  • Support staff
  • Community, industry and business groups
 STEP Program - Certificate Courses

Student in STEP at Nambour Special School may be enrolled in one or more VET certification courses offered through the Special Education Training Alliance (SETA).  These courses are overseen and managed by SETA central RTO (RTO 41021). On successful completion of the course, students are awarded a nationally recognised qualification.  Students who do not complete the full qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment outlining the units that have been completed successfully.

The courses available at Nambour Special School are:

  • Certificate I Hospitality
  • Certificate I Access to Vocational Pathways


For more information on SETA, specific certificate courses and copies of the complains and appeals policy please visit


  • STEP program partners

    Supporting transition through engaging partnerships

  • Support staff

    Support provided includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and nursing services. A guidance officer is on site and appointments can be made by contacting the school. Nambour Special School also has a chaplaincy program.