Youth Services & innovative training for practitioners working with young people

Certificate in Working with Young People with Disabilities (SEN/LDD)

Accredited Short Course

Duration : 3 days   Cost : £350

This 3-day course is to support professional workers to develop practice in working with disabled young people. It aims to support the development of professional practice for workers to ensure positive outcomes for disabled young people.

The course will cover:

  • Policies and initiatives relating to disabled young people.
  • The role of professionals working with young people.
  • Assessment and planning with disabled young people.
  • Transitions and transition planning.
  • Meeting the needs and supporting disabled young people’s aspirations.

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion the learner should be able to:

  • Recognise barriers to developing practice.
  • Appreciate the impact of current legislation on professional practice.
  • Recognise the benefits and importance of adopting the Social Model of Disability.
  • Carry out an analysis on the service provided to disabled young people by a specific organisation.
  • Appreciate the history of disability.
  • Understand disability culture.
  • Recognise the benefits of accessibility and support.
  • Understand how to adopt the Social Model.
  • Appreciate possible barriers and solutions in professional practice.

To date there has been a 97% success rate by participants on the course and very positive feedback and satisfaction levels from both learners and the external verifier.


Successful completion of the course will confer three credits, at level 3 from the Open College Network (OCN). Requirements for completion; full (100%) attendance and successful completion of a written assignment.

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Triple Helix Training

0208 -1-333-168