SEND Casework Award
Training and accreditation for staff working on the frontline of SEND
SEND casework teams
This Award is the only on-the-job training and accreditation written specifically for those directly involved in SEND casework. To date more than 50 local authorities and 375 candidates nationally have participated in the Award.
Several Local Authorities are also using the award as part of their induction programme for new staff, reflecting the importance of the Award when training and developing team members.
Here's what some of the successful candidates have to say:
The Award is a way of developing staff to respond to the changes arising from the SEND reforms and new Code of Practice.
Information, advice and support services
In partnership with the national Information, Advice and Support Services Network we aim to make the Award fully accessible to all IASS staff. The same levels and units are available, with guidance and support customised for any staff working in IASS across the country.
Further information and contact details
An information sheet will give you more information about the programme in the 2017-18 academic year.
The candidates’ and assessors’ page has more information about what is currently happening with the Award. Key documents from the manuals are also available on that page to give you a sense of what the Award involves.