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Training & Events


The Support Collective at Project Art Works offers a broad range of training and events in collaboration with trusted contacts and partners. Thanks to our funders we can offer these learning opportunities free of charge to caregivers and personal assistants (employed via a personal budget).

Free online training courses available to book now.

Makaton Level 1 – The Makaton Charity
Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th October: 9.30am-1.30pm each day. Online via ZOOM

Working with & supporting PDA young people & adults – PDA Society
Monday 6th November: 9.30am-1.00pm. Online via ZOOM

Makaton Level 2 – The Makaton Charity
Wednesday 22nd and Monday 27th November: 9.30am-1.30pm each day. Online via ZOOM
Please note Level 1 course needs to have been completed to attend level 2

To book all of the training above please visit: BOOK HERE. If you have any questions please contact [email protected].

Coming soon; 

Sensory Considerations – The National Autistic Society
Introduction to a Trauma Informed Approach – Respond
Pica Awareness – The Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Understanding Stress and Anxiety in Autism – The National Autistic Society


  • Independent Lives provides a wide range of funded training aimed at support personal assistants and Direct Payment employers. Find out more here
  • Amaze is a charity that gives information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Brighton & Hove and Sussex. Find out more here. They offer free workshops for parent carers of children and young people with SEND book here
  • Renaissance Legal specialise in working with families and carers of disabled and vulnerable individuals, helping them plan effectively for the future with Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and Inheritance Tax Planning. They deliver a range of informative legal webinars.  Find out more here
  • Future Learn offer a range of Autism courses and awareness training as part of their psychology and mental health training offer. Find out more here

Please contact [email protected] for further information.

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