SEND Code of Practice

The 2015 SEND Code of Practice contains details of the legal requirements and statutory guidance that education professionals must follow regarding children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

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About this SEND Code of Practice Training Course

The 2015 SEND Code of Practice is the official guide for those who work with children who have special education needs and disabilities (SEND). The code of practice covers the principles of the statutory guidance and explains what form the support should take, and in particular what those in an educational setting must do to comply.

This course is made up of 5 modules, providing 4 hours of CPD training, and is suitable for those in the education sector, including local authorities (e.g. education, social care or employment), governing bodies of schools or further education colleges, early years providers and local health boards.

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Dependent on delivery method, this course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
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There are no barriers to entry on this course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
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On completion of this course, either download your certificate or access at a later date online. 
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This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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SEND Code of Practice Training Course Outline

The aim of this SEND Code of Practice course is to greater increase your knowledge of SEND, as well as the relevant legislation.

This five module course provides four CPD hours, and comprehensively covers:

  • Module 1: The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0-25 years
  • Module 2: Establishing effective partnerships across education, health and care
  • Module 3: Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessments and Plans
  • Module 4: Maintaining and reviewing the EHC Plan
  • Module 5: Children and young people in specific circumstances

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SEND Code of Practice Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • The definition of SEND and how to distinguish between a child and a young person
  • The impact of appropriate legislation, such as the Equality Act 2010, on children & young people with SEND
  • The legal requirements and statutory duties that education professionals must follow
  • The principles of the Code of Practice
  • The collaboration between the local authority & other agencies
  • Consideration of inclusive practice & barriers to learning
  • Decision making surrounding the support given to children & young people with SEND
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