Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities


There are many ways that young people can gain experience and knowledge, prepare themselves for the world of work and develop independence skills.

Academic Qualifications - a formal style of learning based more on theory than practical activities. Examples are GCSE's and A Levels.

Vocational Programmes - learning involving more practical activities. Examples are BTECs, NVQs and ASDAN.

Work Based Programmes - learning while in a working environment. This is a practical way to learn in real life day to day situations whilst working towards an industry related qualification. Examples are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

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