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Education, employment and training

Post 16 Settings

Post 16 settings are required to publish information about how they provide support to students with special educational needs and disabilities.

What are post-16 settings expected to provide?

Best practice approaches are already in place in the majority of Plymouth's post-16 settings.

Education, training and employment

If you are aged 16-25 and have a special educational need or disability, there are lots of options open to you.

Going to university

The transition from sixth form or college to University can be both an exciting and daunting time. On entry to higher education, your Education, Health and Care plan stops.

Education, employment and training guides

Useful education, employment and training guides links that you might find useful.

Dyslexia best practice guidance

Plymouth City Council and schools have worked together to produce guidance on supporting children and young people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

You can apply for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) to cover some of the extra costs you have because of a mental health problem, long-term illness or any other disability.

Supported internships

Supported internships are for young people between the ages of 16-25 who have an education health and care plan.

BIT Training

BIT Training provides leading commercial IT and Cyber Security training for many of today's leading industry vendors.

City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth has more than 300 courses spanning 25-plus subject areas, so all you need to do is choose the right future for you.

Discovery College

Discovery College delivers accredited vocational courses for young people aged 16-19. We believe learning should be inspiring, fun and practical - giving you the experience you need to succeed and thrive.

Eat that Frog

Eat That Frog supports people to identify and overcome their barriers to live a more fulfilled life. Whether you're a teenager or an adult, it's never too late to learn. We provide safe and fun learning environments, tailored around you.

Evolve - The DOVE Project

Evolve offer specialised transition support for young people with learning disabilities and autism from the age of 16 through a group based programme of activities.

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS)

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS) provides information, advice and support relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for parents, carers, children and young people within the Plymouth Local Authority area.

The Disability Service at University of Plymouth

The Disability Service can help with your study support requirements if you have a disability. Whether you're a prospective student, applicant, current student or member of staff supporting students, our team can help.

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