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Workshop: Supporting the achievement of apprentices with sensory impairment


An interactive training day is for apprenticeship training provider staff.

Available on multiple dates

Date: Friday 17 November 2017
Time: 10:00-16:15

Hilton Doubletree Hotel,
One Piccadilly Place, Auburn Street
M1 3DG

 Who is this training day for?

This new, interactive, one‐day training course is for apprenticeship training provider staff to help you meet the needs of deaf/hearing impaired and vision impaired apprentices and fulfil your duties under the Equality Act 2010.

Delegates will receive a comprehensive resource pack and practical information on the following:

  • Understanding the barriers young people with sensory impairments face on apprenticeships and how they can be overcome.
  • Technology and support workers used by young people with sensory impairment.
  • Funding for additional support.
  • Assessing the needs of young people with sensory impairment.
  • The latest policy developments.

Who is leading the day?

The day will be facilitated by Martin McLean from the National Deaf Children’s Society, and Jude Thompson, a qualified teacher of children and young people with vision impairment.

How much will it cost?

The event costs £25 per delegate.  The cost includes refreshments and lunch.

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