Independent Travel Training

Young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) can now access free Independent Travel Training (ITT).

‘Lift Training’, learning independence for travel, is a 2-year ITT pilot scheme run by National Star College in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council.


To qualify for the programme, young people must:

  • Be above Year 8 at school or;
  • Aged between 16-25 accessing post-16 education
  • Have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)/identified Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) and;
  • Currently has/or is entitled to transport assistance under the Council’s Transport Assistance Policy to access school/college

National Star’s multi-award-winning Lift Training programme will empower young people with the skills and confidence they need to travel independently to their place of education by offering:

  • 1:1 personalised Travel Trainer support
  • Increasing self-confidence and esteem
  • Journey planning
  • Road and personal safety skills
  • Time and money management skills
  • Emergency strategies
  • The opportunity to work towards an Edexcel/Pearson qualification

Contact the Lift Training Cambridgeshire team

Tel: 07549 032441