pdnet Online Training

L2 Training: Supporting Learners with Physical Disability

Who is the training for?

These online training units are designed to provide support staff with the level of understanding required to support learners with physical disability in mainstream or special education. Level 2 training builds on the knowledge developed in Level 1 training, so it is suggested that this is completed prior to starting the Level 2 units.

What does the training involve?

The training comprises of 8 individual units. These units will develop knowledge and understanding of the most common physical disabilities and covers the concepts, principles and core skills needed to provide effective support. The units provide activities and opportunities for reflection which support participants to apply their knowledge in the form of workbook activities and a case study.

In addition, you will find example pupil profiles. These detail good practice for including and supporting learners with physical disability.

How do I get started?

Please click the Get Started button below. Here you will be able sign in as a member or register if you are new to pdnet. Following payment, you will be able to access your Level 2 training dashboard, download your workbook and view the online learning sessions. The units need to be completed in order, but you can work through the training at your own pace, exit and save at any point, and revisit as many times as you need.

A downloadable digital certificate is awarded upon completion of all of the units.

If you were unable to attend the pdnet level 2 training launch event, please click on the link below to view the recording:


Please click through the screenshots below to preview the training: