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Into Apprenticeships and Training: Why Employing Disabled Young People Will Benefit Employers

05 December 2019

This seminar will provide information and advice for employers, careers and enterprise advisers, disabled people, family carers and those supporting disabled young people into work, training and education.

The event will cover topics including:

  • Disability as an asset and best practice examples
  • Apprenticeship funding and extra support for employers
  • Support available for disabled people in education, training and work
  • Assistive Technology
  • Top-Tips and solutions dealing with barriers in training and employment

Keynote contributors include: ESFA/DfE; Amazing Apprenticeships; Mencap; Mike Thompson; AbilityNet; others tbc

Date: Thursday 27 February, 2020

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, Islington, London, N7 6PA

This is a free event - a light lunch will be provided

Please advise as soon as possible if you have any access, dietary, or other requirements with regard to attending and participating in this event. Registration for the event will close on February 12th 2020

Book your place here


Resource for London has free parking for registered Blue Badge holders based on availability: please email your details in advance – date, name, car registration and the name of the event to reception@resourceforlondon.org

For further directions and map: http://www.resourceforlondon.org/contact-us/

By London Underground

Take the Piccadilly line to Holloway Road station. On leaving the station, turn left and walk that direction, under the railway bridge for five minutes. Resource for London in on the opposite side of the road and can be reached by using the pedestrian crossing.

There are also direct busses from Finsbury Park Station ( 29, 153, 259) and Highbury & Islington Station.

By bus

Buses 4, 17, 29, 43, 153, 253, 259, 271, 279 and X43 stop within a short walk of Resource for London.  There are also mobility buses available in the area, these are numbered 920, 921, 923 and 927.

There are also private parking facilities in the area – please see internet.