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Conductor Assistant Training

Course Information: This course is currently run in Birmingham at the National Institute and at Ingfield Manor School. A new run of the course is scheduled to start in June 2014. Please contact Marie on the details below for more information.

The course is delivered part-time over a period of 18 months and whilst successful completion only will lead to the award of “Conductor Assistant”, credits can be gained for each unit successfully completed.

The course consists of eight units, with each unit carrying three credits at level 3. The Introduction to Conductive Education and the Cerebral Palsy as a problem of learning are both core units. These initial core units must be completed by all attending the course and any subsequent unit.

  • Introduction to Conductive Education
  • Cerebral Palsy as a problem of learning
  • Facilitation and the facilitators role
  • Daily routine
  • Purpose of task series
  • Application of skills: Self care
  • Application of skills: Teaching children to move from one place to another
  • Observation

Entry requirements: there are no formal academic requirements for entry into this course. However the student must have access to conductive practice within their workplace and will require the support of their employer to attend the sessions. All taught sessions will be based in Birmingham.

On successful completion of the course, a conductor assistant will be qualified to facilitate CE programs along aide a qualified Conductor.

For assistants not currently working within a CE environment other workshops/ courses may be of interest. Please contact us for details on our other training activities.

Please contact Marie McCann (Training Manager) for dates and costs for the 2011/2012 course delivery on 0121 442 5556 or email mmccann@conductive-education.org.uk

The Foundation for Conductive Education is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England. Registered No 2083754. Registered Charity No. 295873. The Foundation for Conductive Education promotes and safeguards the welfare of its children and vulnerable adults