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Farnborough College of Technology - SEND Employability Hub

Offering services to:
  • Young people 16-18
Supporting people with:
  • Education, training and development
  • Special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND)

SEND Employability Hubs provide young people with education, skills, training and personal development, as well as work experience placements, and supported internships. The type of pathway is based on their individual needs and aspirations. The hubs also provide opportunities for young people to access other educational opportunities within colleges (find out more about SEND Employability Hubs here)

At Farnborough College of Technology, the Employability Hub is offered as an extra layer of support for students which runs alongside their mainstream course.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mel Overton
E-mail
m.overton@farn-ct.ac.uk
Website
HCC SEND Employability Hubs
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Where to go

Name
Farnborough College of Technology
Address
Boundary Road
Farnborough
Hampshire
Postcode

GU14 6SB

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Local Offer

Contact Name
Mel Overton
Contact Email
m.overton@farn-ct.ac.uk
What does your service do?

SEND Employability Hubs bring together workplace and non-workplace learning to develop and deliver a flexible programme focusing on the elements young people with SEND need to gain independence and skills which maximises progression into sustained employment and independence to transform the life chances of young people with SEND.

Core elements of the programme include:

  • Education, skills and personal development support, in line with the pathways of ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ framework from the Department for Education (Employment, Independent Living, Community Inclusion and Health).​
  • Opportunities to engage with employers and gain experience in the workplace through work experience, work placements and Supported Internships.
  • Progression pathways into Paid Employment or Supported Apprenticeship
Who does your service provide for?

If you are a young person interested in joining the Employability Hub you can discuss this at your next EHCP review, contact your SEN caseworker or contact the Hub directly.

How can I start using the service?

If you are a young person interested in joining the Employability Hub you can discuss this at your next EHCP review, contact your SEN caseworker or contact the Hub directly.

How are decisions made about who can use your service?

Places will be agreed between Hampshire County Council and the respective college. To discuss joining one of the SEND Employability Hubs, speak to your SEN caseworker and/or discuss options at your next annual review. Alternatively, contact the college directly to have an initial conversation.

If you are unsure of your eligibility or want to discuss your EHCP, contact the SEN helpline on 01329 316165.

Offering services to:
  • Young people 16-18
Supporting people with:
  • Education, training and development
  • Special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND)

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Last Updated: 07 September 2023

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