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“The course was easy to follow and gave a good taster. Work sheets were helpful and overall felt confident to use Makaton” Claudia attending Makaton Course
“Very insightful training into the topic of sensory processing. It gave me an understanding of the challenges SEND students may face on a daily basis. I also found this training helpful to apply to my role in a special school working with Five Education” Laura attending BIBIC training
“Five Education's Team Teach course was a fantastic opportunity to learn and apply our learning in just a short amount of time. We got to dive deep into the subject of positive handling and build our skills in a focused and immersive way. Overall, a very enriching experience!” Craig attending Team Teach training
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Courses we currently offer

Five Education are committed to providing you with high quality free training while you are on supply in our partner schools and SEND settings. All of our training is related to Special Educational Needs & Disabilities. 

Whilst this training enhances your practice while on supply; we also want to give you wider skills and knowledge in this area. These training sessions will prove useful not only for your time on supply with us, but also to take forward in your career, wherever it may lead you.

  • Makaton

    Online

    Tue, 11 June 2024, 17:00 BST

    Cost: £0.00

    We are excited to offer Makaton Training to candidates!

    Makaton is extensively used within childcare & education to support learning and is an invaluable skill to have! You will learn how and why the Makaton Language Programme is used, how to easily implement Makaton into a setting & learn over 50 signs and symbols.

    The course is free for Five Education employees. 

    Book here!
  • Child Protection – the Essentials in Education

    Online

    Cost: £0.00

    Before your first day working with Five, we will need you to complete our free online training course for child protection and safeguarding in schools. This training has been written and accredited by Jane Bee Safeguarding. This course is only available to Five supply staff. 

    Book here!
  • Understanding ADHD

    Online

    Thu, 20 June 2024, 17:00 BST

    Cost: £0.00

    Understanding ADHD; strategies and tools to use in an education setting.

    This training is being run by Pippa Whittaker who has over 20 years’ experience as a SENDCo, Deputy Headteacher, and Assistant Headteacher in mainstream schools, special schools and resource bases. Pippa is currently the SENCo in a diverse secondary school in Bristol.

    The training is aimed towards anyone working in education who want to have a better understanding of ADHD and learn techniques and strategies, to improve the learning and quality of life of children and young adults with ADHD. The training is for 90 mins with 30 mins optional questions.

    Book here!
  • Team Teach

    In Person BS32 8BH

    Wed, 28 August 2024, 09:00 BST

    Cost: £0.00

    This training is in person and from 9am to 4.30pm. Spaces are prioritised for candidates working in long term roles in Sep 2024 in SEND settings and primary 1:1.

    A toolkit of holistic strategies on de-escalation and crisis intervention, both verbal and non-verbal for supporting and reducing instances of disruptive and distressed behaviours.

    This course will equip individuals with an understanding of the values and philosophy of the Team Teach approach to behaviour support. We are motivated by the need to support the individual with the aim of keeping those who have become distressed safe, as well as those around them.

    We believe that all behaviour is communication being driven by experiences and emotions. We deliver a toolkit approach that is 95% understanding behaviours and encouraging de-escalation. The 5% assesses the need for physical intervention in conjunction with a need’s analysis.

    Book here!
  • Prevent Training

    Online

    Cost: £0.00

    Before your first day working with Five, we will need you to complete Free Prevent Training. 

    Book here!

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