Foundation SEND Law one day training for Parents and Carers

Our one day introductory level course is aimed specifically at parents and aims to provide them with an overview of the law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (“SEN”). The course will provide information on the law, guidance, policy and practice and but also aims to show parents how they can begin to use the law to gain support for their child with SEN. The course relates to the law as it applies in England. This is a condensed one day course specifically tailored to parent groups and is delivered during school friendly hours.  

Cost

£1,200 (plus expenses) for parent groups, schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for parent groups, schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

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Level 1 / Elementary SEND Law one day training

This one day introductory level course aims to provide an overview of the law relating to children and young people with SEN. The course will provide information on the law, guidance, policy and practice but also aims to enable participants to see how the law can be applied to support parents and young people with SEN. The course relates to the law as it applies in England.

Cost

£1,500 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

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This training is not appropriate for those such as local authority staff who may be responding to the rights of a parent or young person. Our Local Authorities SEND Law one day training has been developed specifically for local authority staff.

Level 2 / Intermediate SEND Law one day training

The aim of this intermediate level course is to provide a more in-depth knowledge of certain areas of law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (‘SEN Law’).This course also aims to provide an introduction to the elements of health and social care law which would be relevant to a child or young person who had or wished to have an Education Health and Care plan (‘EHC plan’).The course relates to the law as it applies in England.

Cost

£1,500 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

Email the IPSEA Training team to book

Please note: this training is not appropriate for those such as local authority staff who may be responding to the rights of a parent or young person. Our Local Authorities SEND Law one day training has been developed specifically for local authority staff.

Level 3 / Advanced SEND Law one day training

IPSEA's Level 3 training is an advanced training day for those who have successfully completed Level 1 and Level 2. It will enable you to take your understanding of the law relating to the education and training of children and young people with SEN and disabilities even further; with particular emphasis on gaining knowledge to support parents and young people to bring different types of appeal to the SEND Tribunal.

Cost

£1,500 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

Email the IPSEA Training team to book

Please note: this training is not appropriate for those such as local authority staff who may be responding to the rights of a parent or young person. Our Local Authorities SEND Law one day training has been Developed specifically for local authority staff.

SEND Tribunal one day training

This one day course is aimed specifically at those advising or representing parents and covers the essentials of preparing and presenting a case in the First Tier Tribunal (‘SEND Tribunal’).  It is anticipated that participants will have already completed other IPSEA training (online or face-to-face) and as such, this course assumes some prior knowledge of SEN law but aims to equip participants with knowledge of law, practice and procedure necessary to conduct hearings in the SEND Tribunal.

Cost

£1,500 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

Email the IPSEA Training team to book

Please note: we cannot deliver this training to Local Authority staff.

SEND Tribunal Hints and Tips

This course is aimed at parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), this half-day training is suitable for those currently going through the following appeals processes:

  • Refusal to assess
  • Refusal to issue a plan
  • Cease to maintain appeal
  • Appeals against the contents of a plan
  • Appeals against the name of a school

The training will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding the steps and stages of the appeal process and what to do at each stage
  • Looking at the test in law for carrying out an EHC needs assessment, issuing an EHC plan and ceasing a plan
  • Evidence, case law, preparing submissions and analysing and responding to any local authority response to the appeal
  • Preparing effectively for your appeal hearing day
  • Law guidance and case law around the need of an EHC plan to specify and quantify
  • Law guidance and case law in naming a school in a plan
  • Preparation of working documents
  • Hints and tips on how to put your case across well on the day

Cost

£1,200 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

Email the IPSEA Training team to book

EHCP Masterclass

Aimed at parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), this one-day training has been developed to guide you through the entire EHC plan process. From the decision of local authorities to assess, right through to the final EHC plan, this training day will help you navigate the system, supporting you to make informed and positive decisions regarding your child’s education and getting the right plan in place. Topics covered include:

  • The structure of an EHC plan
  • Where information should be within an EHC plan
  • The legal status of an EHC plan
  • What a good EHC plan looks like
  • Q&A with a SEND expert

Cost

£1,200 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income of less than £200k per annum

£1,900 (plus expenses) for schools and charities with an income exceeding £200k per annum

Email the IPSEA Training team to book

IPSEA Terms and Conditions for Training.