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IPSEA are experts in the field of special educational needs and disability law. We have been providing advice and advocacy to parents from the first stages of advice right through to tribunal and higher level appeals.

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Our combined package will enrol you on the IPSEA learning path for parents and carers. You will be enrolled on our Levels 1, 2 and 3 training. You will work through these in succession starting with Level 1 and you will have 18 months to complete the three courses. Level 1 / Elementary SEND Law Online Learning Our modular online course looks in detail at the scope of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. It is more in-depth than the Foundation Level and covers additional material. It is aimed at professionals supporting and advising parents or parents themselves who wish to gain a greater knowledge. Level 2 / Intermediate SEND Law Online Learning This modular online course builds on the learning acquired in the Level 1 / Elementary online learning and face-to-face training to give a more in-depth knowledge of certain areas of law relating to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.The online 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.  Level 3 / Advanced SEND Law Online Learning We have devised IPSEA's Level 3 training as an advanced level training 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 SEND even further, but with a particular emphasis on gaining knowledge to support parents and young people to bring different types of appeal to the SEND Tribunal. The course relates to the law as it applies in England. Read More

You will be enrolled on our suite of online training courses, and will need to complete each course in succession. On completion of each course, you will be issued with a certificate before moving on to the next level.  You will have eighteen months from purchasing your courses to complete your training, allowing you to learn at your own pace when and where it is most convenient for you. All of our online training courses are accompanied by comprehensive resources which you can keep for future reference. This enrolment includes your sign up for our Legal Updates subscription. Your details will be added to our subscription list by our team for your termly updates on the latest developments in SEND Law for twelve months. The course relates to the law as it applies in England. Read More

Why not combine our Foundation online learning with our legal update subscription? If you are the parent or carer of a child or a young person with SEND, our online learning and updates combined package will help you navigate the legal framework. Our quarterly updates cover the law relating to the education and training of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).  You will receive at least one  legal update each term for 12 months. These updates are written by IPSEA's legal team and will not be publicly available - they will only be sent to those who subscribe to them. The income we receive from subscribers is put towards funding our free and independent services. Overview and purpose This is an online course designed as an introduction to special educational needs and disability (SEND) law as it applies in England. Summary The course is in 10 sequential modules All modules must be undertaken to complete the course The pass mark is 75% - on successful completion you will receive a certificate which details your proficiency in each module Learners do not get an index of wrong or right answers. If you score lower in particular modules you can refer to the resources to refresh your learning If you fail the pass mark you are given one more opportunity to complete the course. Audience This course is for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) but would also be suitable for anyone who wished to gain a basic understanding of this area of law. You do not need any knowledge of SEND Law in order to take this course. Course delivery and cost This is an online course. Each module takes approximately two hours to complete and you have six months to complete the course. The course and updates package costs the reduced rate of £99 (booked online individual parents only).  Why choose IPSEA IPSEA are experts in the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. We have been providing advice and advocacy to parents for over 30 years; from the first stages of advice right through to tribunal and higher level appeals. We are involved in over 5000 consultations a year and support over 400 appeals to Tribunal. Unlike solicitors or barristers we see the breadth and depth of all legal issues and take on cases from beginning to end. Many of our staff are legally trained and some of our courses are accredited with the Bar Standards Board. We pride ourselves on the level of expertise we offer; even barristers undertake our training. We are in a unique position having the history, scope and knowledge in our field. How to book Please book and pay for this course online, unless you need an invoice raised in which case please email training@ipsea.org.uk. You will be automatically enrolled on the training to begin at your convenience. The IPSEA training team will add your details to our legal updates subscription list once you have booked. You will then receive our email legal updates once a quarter.   Read More

Overview and purpose This modular online course looks in detail at the scope of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. It is aimed at professionals supporting and advising parents or parents themselves who wish to gain a greater knowledge. This enrolment includes your sign up for our Legal Updates subscription. Your details will be added to our subscription list by our team for your termly updates on the latest developments in SEND Law for twelve months. Summary The course is in 10 sequential modules All modules must be undertaken to complete the course The pass mark is 75%, on successful completion you will receive a certificate which details your proficiency in each module Learners do not get an index of wrong or right answers. If you score lower in particular modules you can refer to the resources to refresh your learning If you fail the pass mark you are given one more opportunity to complete the course. Audience This course aimed at professionals advising and supporting parents and carers of children and young people with SEND including: Teachers, School Governors, SENCOs, Learning Support Assistants and advisory professionals although it would also be suitable for parents who have completed the Foundation Level online learning and wished to increase their knowledge of this area of law.  It is not necessary to have prior knowledge of SEN law in order to take this online course.   Course delivery and cost This is an online course. Each module takes approximately three hours to complete and you have six months to complete the course. The course costs: £350 for individuals local parent groups and charities with an income of less than £200k £500 for schools and  charities with an income over £200k £700 for private and public sector organisations independent consultants If you are purchasing this course in bulk, discounts may apply. Why choose IPSEA IPSEA are experts in the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. We have been providing advice and advocacy to parents for over 30 years; from the first stages of advice right through to tribunal and higher level appeals. We are involved in over 5000 consultations a year and support over 400 appeals to Tribunal. Unlike solicitors or barristers we see the breadth and depth of all legal issues and take on cases from beginning to end. Many of our staff are legally trained and some of our courses are accredited with the Bar Standards Board. We pride ourselves on the level of expertise we offer; even barristers undertake our training. We are in a unique position having the history, scope and knowledge in our field.   Read More

Overview and purpose This modular online course looks in detail at the scope of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. It is more in-depth than the Foundation Level and covers additional material. It is aimed at professionals supporting and advising parents or parents themselves who wish to gain a greater knowledge. Summary The course is in 10 sequential modules All modules must be undertaken to complete the course The pass mark is 75%, on successful completion you will receive a certificate which details your proficiency in each module Learners do not get an index of wrong or right answers. If you score lower in particular modules you can refer to the resources to refresh your learning If you fail the pass mark you are given one more opportunity to complete the course. This enrolment includes your sign up for our Legal Updates subscription. Your details will be added to our subscription list by our team for your termly updates on the latest developments in SEND Law for twelve months. Audience This course aimed at professionals advising and supporting parents and carers of children and young people with SEND including: Teachers, School Governors, SENCOs, Learning Support Assistants and advisory professionals although it would also be suitable for parents who have completed the Foundation Level online learning and wished to increase their knowledge of this area of law.  It is not necessary to have prior knowledge of SEN law in order to take this online course.   Course delivery and cost This is an online course. Each module takes approximately three hours to complete and you have six months to complete the course. The course costs: £350 for individuals local parent groups and charities with an income of less than £200k £500 for schools and  charities with an income over £200k £700 for private and public sector organisations independent consultants If you are purchasing this course in bulk, discounts may apply. Why choose IPSEA IPSEA are experts in the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. We have been providing advice and advocacy to parents for over 30 years; from the first stages of advice right through to tribunal and higher level appeals. We are involved in over 5000 consultations a year and support over 400 appeals to Tribunal. Unlike solicitors or barristers we see the breadth and depth of all legal issues and take on cases from beginning to end. Many of our staff are legally trained and some of our courses are accredited with the Bar Standards Board. We pride ourselves on the level of expertise we offer; even barristers undertake our training. We are in a unique position having the history, scope and knowledge in our field.   Read More

Overview and purpose This modular online course looks in detail at the scope of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. It is more in-depth than the Foundation Level and covers additional material. It is aimed at professionals supporting and advising parents or parents themselves who wish to gain a greater knowledge. Summary The course is in 10 sequential modules All modules must be undertaken to complete the course The pass mark is 75%, on successful completion you will receive a certificate which details your proficiency in each module Learners do not get an index of wrong or right answers. If you score lower in particular modules you can refer to the resources to refresh your learning If you fail the pass mark you are given one more opportunity to complete the course. This enrolment includes your sign up for our Legal Updates subscription. Your details will be added to our subscription list by our team for your termly updates on the latest developments in SEND Law for twelve months. Audience This course aimed at professionals advising and supporting parents and carers of children and young people with SEND including: Teachers, School Governors, SENCOs, Learning Support Assistants and advisory professionals although it would also be suitable for parents who have completed the Foundation Level online learning and wished to increase their knowledge of this area of law.  It is not necessary to have prior knowledge of SEN law in order to take this online course.   Course delivery and cost This is an online course. Each module takes approximately three hours to complete and you have six months to complete the course. The course costs: £350 for individuals local parent groups and charities with an income of less than £200k £500 for schools and  charities with an income over £200k £700 for private and public sector organisations independent consultants If you are purchasing this course in bulk, discounts may apply. Why choose IPSEA IPSEA are experts in the field of special educational needs and disability (SEND) law. We have been providing advice and advocacy to parents for over 30 years; from the first stages of advice right through to tribunal and higher level appeals. We are involved in over 5000 consultations a year and support over 400 appeals to Tribunal. Unlike solicitors or barristers we see the breadth and depth of all legal issues and take on cases from beginning to end. Many of our staff are legally trained and some of our courses are accredited with the Bar Standards Board. We pride ourselves on the level of expertise we offer; even barristers undertake our training. We are in a unique position having the history, scope and knowledge in our field.   Read More

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