Intervenor Course (5 Day)

Date: 
14th May 2018

Intervenor Course (5 Day)

Seashell Trust are pleased to announce that we are holding a Intervenor Course for Intervenors or staff offering 1:1 support to someone with congenital Deafblindness/Multi-Sensory Impairment in association with NatSIP and Sense. This is the original Intervenor course, developed and delivered by Jenny Fletcher and colleagues from Sense. 

Dates: 14th – 18th May 2018
Time: 9am (for 9.30 start) to 16.00
Price: £450

Participants will gain the practical skills and an understanding of the theories behind them to carry out their roles as Intervenors. as the course focuses on the in-service needs of Intervenors, Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Staff, Health & Social Care workers and those employed to give 1:1 support to learners who are congenitally multisensory impaired/deafblind, or who have a single sensory impairment with additional complex needs.

On successful completion of the five-day course participants will receive a certificate of attendance and can be classed as a Trained Intervenor. They are also eligible to join the National Organisation of Intervenors (NOI) and attend annual NOI Network days.

This course meets the requirements of the Intervenor Standards issued by NatSIP.

What does this course include?

  •  Vision
  •  Hearing
  •  Assessment
  •  Legislation
  •  Mobility
  •  Implications of multisensory impairments
  •  Communication
  •  The role of the Intervenor
  •  Learning environments

The course will take place at our campus in Cheadle Hulme. Lunch and refreshments provided.

Booking your place
For further information and to book, please call 0161 610 0741 or email: admissions@seashelltrust.org.uk