Supporting young people with a physical disability in the post-16 Further Education and Training Sector (Code: C0613)

This course will help you to increase your knowledge and understanding of physical disability, its impact and a range of strategies to successfully support a young person with physical disability, whether in a mainstream, specialist or work place setting so they can take greater ownership of their own learning.

Pricing options

SET member: £85

Non-SET member: £100

This is a subsidised rate for providers that receive funding from the ESFA.

For providers not receiving funding the full cost is £150.

Free Places

A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:

  • Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
  • Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
  • Consider yourself to have a disability
  • Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background

You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.

To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book a single place. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet. Once selected, click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero and complete the booking.

If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please advise us at least one week before the course takes place. This will allow us to offer the free place to someone else who works in the FE sector, so they can take advantage of this offer.

SET Membership

SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

Who is this for?

This course is designed for all staff working in the Further Education and Training sector, including mainstream curriculum and support staff and employers working with young people with a physical disability transitioning from education into work.

Training aim

This course will help you to increase your understanding of physical disability and its impact, and, develop confidence and awareness of how to provide a high quality and inclusive educational experience for learners. 


You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • understand physical disability and how it can impact on an individual's learning
  • understand how to include learners with a physical disability in the post-16 Further Education and Training sector
  • deliver effective teaching and learning for young people with a physical disability by making adjustments to teaching, resources and environments
  • implement strategies which promote resilience and ownership for learners with a physical disability through developing a supportive environment in the classroom and workplace
  • recognise the support and resources available to support you and your setting. 


This is a one day face-to-face course with opportunities for collaborative learning. At the end of the day, you will receive post-course information providing key learning and signposting to additional helpful resources.

Entry Requirements

The course will be relevant for those with little knowledge as well as those who want to learn more. It will recognise what is different about learning in a post-16 environment from school for a young person with a physical disability.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830