Online Accredited Advocacy and Employment Training Course

Disability, Advocacy

Start date

10/09/2020

End date

10/12/2020

Overview

Come out of the lockdown with new skills and new opportunities! Entirely remote learning conducted over Zoom. 

There are many barriers Disabled People face when looking for work. This course will help you to identify, challenge and overcome these barriers. Whether your a disabled person or have an interest in disability, this course will give you a new perspective and essential skills and knowledge. 

Free Disability Advocacy and Employment Training Course, accredited at Levels 1-4 at 20 credits. Graduates recieve an accredited certificate and an academic job reference. 

Choice in Hackney has been delivering it's training course for over ten years to over 300 trainees. We are proud to offer this course completely online. 

What you will learn

You'll learn about the history of attitudes towards disabled people, services and benefits available to disabled people (including PIP, Universal Credit and Access to Work), legislation concerning disabled people and disability rights. You'll be taught important confidence building techniques and job search skills that will help you realise your career goals by finding and retaining meaningful employment. 

You'll also be supported to attend a work placement that will develop your skills further, and you'll gain access to our job coaching service as well as the disability newsletter we release monthly. 

What you require

You will need to be able to access zoom to attend our sessions. The sessions shall be held every Thursday for 13 weeks from 10.30 to 16.00. You'll need to able to access the zoomcall from a quiet environment to fully participate.