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We are pleased to announce that booking is now open for a new NatSIP training day Supporting the achievement of apprentices with sensory impairment.  This interactive training day is for apprenticeship training provider staff.

The workshop will be available in two different venues on separate dates:

Date 1: Friday 17 November 2017
Time: 10:00-16:15

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

Date 2: Friday 1 December 2017
Time: 10:00-16:15

Hamilton House,
Mabledon Place,

 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 £50/delegate, reduced to £25/delegate for NatSIP‐affiliated organisations.  The cost includes refreshments and lunch.

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