Free Advocacy and Employment Training Course

Disability, Social Welfare

Start date

19/09/2019

End date

12/12/2019

Overview

Are you a disabled person looking for work? Or are you looking for more experience working with adults at risk? 

Our free accredited course features extensive training on disability rights, legislation, services, and benefits. We also have a strong confidence building component and employability skills. 

Disability Advocates help disabled people to stand up for themselves and secure their rights. You can learn the skills to become an advocate and support disabled people to live independent lives. 

Courses run every Friday for 13 weeks and are followed by a 12 week work placement on one day a week. 

We are accredited by OCN Credits 4 Learning, and are offering 20 credits at Levels 1- 3 to successful trainees.

What you will learn

You'll learn about: 

  • Disability History and Models
  • Disability Advocacy Roles and Responsibilities
  • Disability Legislation
  • Statutory Authority Services
  • Benefits
  • Communication Skills
  • Confidence Building Techniques
  • Employability Skills

Where

Venue

Disability Action in Islington, Greater London, N1 2SY

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