CDC e-learning courses

The Council for Disabled Children has developed a suite of online training for CDC members and affiliated organisations and services. The courses have been developed to improve knowledge, understanding and practical skills and support in range of key areas that impact children and young people, particularly those with special educational needs and disability. 

eLearning courses include: 

  • Introduction to Mental Health

  • Introduction to Children’s Social Care

  • Information, Advice and Support

  • Holistic Outcomes in Education, Health and Care Plans

  • Delivering Quality Annual Reviews *New

  • Focus on Health Advice *New

  • CETRs and DSRs 

  • Supporting Children and Young People with SEND and their families: SEND Basic Awareness Training Levels 1 and 2

Each module takes between 30-45 minutes to complete. The training is free to complete online from any computer/tablet. You can complete it at your own pace. 

For further information, please visit our e-learning platform:

CDC e-learning

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Please use our Technical Checker Tool to make sure you have the minimum requirements for the e-learning platform. If you experience any technical issues with the online training, please see below for our FAQ document. Alternatively, please contact [email protected].

We have collated a list of frequently asked questions which you can read here.