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Training for parents/carers

Following feedback we now provide a monthly round up of all training available for SEND parents in Bedford Borough.

Round up of Training available in November

To book training for 

Carers in Beds - visit their what's on calendar by click here then click on the date and time 

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum - Visit their event page on their website by clicking here 

Autism Bedfordshire - Visit their training page by clicking here

Early Help Triple P Training - Email please make the subject the date time and title of the course 

Tuesday 1st, 8th  15th, 22nd, 29th of November and 6th of December 9:30am to 11:30am


Early Help – Triple P Steeping Stones

Wednesdays, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th November; 7th December 2022 9:30 to 11:30am

Early Help - Triple P Fearless (Group 2)

Wednesday on 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Nov & 7 December 11-12pm

Carers in Beds - Managing Challenging Behaviour with Primary school age children'


Wednesday 2nd November 2022 1pm-3pm -


Early Help - Hassle Free Shopping

Wednesday 9th November - 7-8pm


BBPCF - SIBS Workshop - An Introduction to Supporting Siblings


Thurs 3th, 10th, 17th, 24 November to 1st December  10-11am

Carers in Beds - Child Anxiety Group (5 weeks)


Monday 7, 14 and 21st of  November 6pm to 8pm


Autism Beds – Supporting your autistic teenager £15

Monday 7th  November 9:30am to 11:30am

Contact - Speech & Language Support workshop for children Early Years  

Thursday 10th November 2022 7pm-9pm

Early Help - Coping with Teenage Emotions

Wednesday 16 November 10am -1pm


Autism Beds – Autism & Mental Health

Thursday 17 November 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Carers in Beds - Changing Lives Carers Conference 2022


Monday 21st November and Monday 5th December 9.30-11.30am



BBPCF - Polymer Clay Workshop - Parent Carer Wellbeing Session


Monday 21st November 2022 1pm-3pm -

Early Help - Managing Fighting and Aggression for Parents/Carers of Children aged 3 to 12 year old


Monday 28th November - 9.30am-11.30am

BBPCF - Cyber Choices

Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College Autumn Sept to Dec

The 2022 Autumn (September - December) Prospectus is out now.

Click to download here: The latest prospectus.

Click to download the summary version here.

BLMK SEND eLearning for Parents and Practitioners

Bedford Borough Council and Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum have worked with partners from across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes to coproduce a set of 3 eLearning modules where you can learn more about SEND and the Childrens and Families Act 2014.

You can access the training through clicking here . You will need to register as a new user to be able to access the training. For many of the registration questions parents can simply answer N/A.

The below video gives an introduction to what to expect from this eLearning



ONLINE Council for Disabled Children level 1 and 2 SEND basic awareness training (Certificate available)

The Council for Disabiled Children is delighted to announce the launch of their SEND Basic Awareness e-learning course. This freely available, self-guided e-learningwill improve people  knowledge and understanding of:

  • the Children and Families Act,
  • the SEND Code of Practice,
  • the Local Offer,
  • the graduated approach

Level 1 link -  Level 1: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

Level 2 link - Level 2: SEND Basic Awareness | Council for Disabled Children

ONLINE Parent/Carer Module An Introduction to Speech and Language Communication