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The National Award for SENCo-ordination Postgraduate Certificate 2022/23

Do you want to achieve a nationally recognised award as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo)?
Completion of the course has been mandatory for the teacher designated as SENCo since 2009. New SENCOs must gain this qualification within three years of taking up their SENCo post. It may also be relevant for those aspiring to be SENCos or those who were already in the post of SENCo prior to 2009 and wish to pursue accredited professional development in this area. 


Training with University of Northampton

Applications are now open for 2022/23. Closing date: 21 October 2022
For information and applications see the website: The National Award for SEN Co-ordination PGCert
Programme Lead: Nicola Preston  -
Duration: 1 Year part time
Cost: £2,040


Training with University of Derby

For information and applications see the website -  National Award for SEN Co-ordination PG Cert
Programme Lead: Dr. Geraldine Codina -
Duration: 1 Year Part Time
Cost: £670 per 20 credits