Understanding supported employment

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the tools and techniques used to place people in sustainable employment


This course will help participants to understand the tools and techniques used by supported employment services to ensure individuals get the right job, and employers get the right employees. 

We use the place, train, maintain and fade model as the best-practice approach to secure sustainable employment. 


Book, schedule and buy your training online.

Group bookings from £1,099 + VAT

What will your team learn?

  • The benefits of working with a supported employment service 
  • What a job coach does, and how they can find the right job for the right person 
  • How a job coach can support the individual to learn 
  • What adjustments and changes might be needed to help an individual thrive at work 

”The course really helped me understand the responsibilities as an employer for people with disabilities. The pace of training was good, participation encouraged and the trainer was very approachable.” James, North Yorkshire

Key topics

  • Adjustments to the recruitment process which could be useful for individuals
  • Training methods
  • Key elements of the role of a job coach
  • Task analysis and when/how to use it
  • Job carving, job stripping and job developing
  • The benefits of employing disabled people and working with a supported employment service
  • Workplace adjustments which could be helpful for individuals with disabilities
  • Key factors of maintaining performance and fading out support

Duration, delivery and cost

We can deliver these group courses face-to-face or online, to suit your needs.

Group bookings:

  • Online delivery:
  • Group size: 8 to 12 participants
  • Duration: Five hours (over two sessions)
  • Online cost: £1,099 + VAT

  • Face-to-face delivery:
  • Group size: 8 to 12 participants
  • Duration: Full day
  • Face-to-face cost: £1,699 + VAT

Our supported employment training programmes are delivered by our sister organisation, Remploy, which specialises in helping both employers and employees to develop the knowledge, confidence and capacity to effectively support colleagues and individuals with a disability or health condition.

All the training is delivered by a team of experienced consultants, who have extensive knowledge and a practical understanding of workplace issues.

The course has been developed by qualified training designers, in line with the Training Accreditation Programme methodology.