Lancashire County Council are holding a special training even for businesses offering supported internships already or those interested in doing so.

If you manage or mentor young people with a learning disability or autism or both and are passionate about changing people's views of the contribution that they can make to the workplace then this course is for you! You will attend a CPD accredited course and join a growing network of business people who want to make a difference to a longstanding social injustice!

You will discover:

·         What is a supported internship? (Linked to national guidance and Quality Framework)

·         How to present the business case for supported internships

·         Strategies to engage other employers and teach them what you know

·         How to present about supported internships at business events

·         How to develop your networking skills

·         How to create long term relationships with other businesses on this topic

·         How you can galvanise your sector to be at the forefront of change!


You will also:

·         Get CPD accredited hours

·         Join a professional network of likeminded managers

·         Receive a real and digital pin badge to use

·         Receive training and information from DFN Project SEARCH in the future to keep you up to date

Taking place on Tuesday 9th April, 13:00-15:30 online via Teams. You can book your free place here > Employer Champion Training bookings

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In partnership with

Lancashire Local Skills Improvement Plan
North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Department for Education

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