Events / CPD

Providing CPD and additional training

Patoss runs a range of training courses every year as well as an annual conference with an important keynote speaker and a mix of practical workshops to help you update your skills. The courses are offered in London and the regions.Scroll down the page to see individual courses and dates.If you can't find what you're looking for please call the office on 01386 712650. 

Patoss is a SASC (SpLD Assessment Standards Committee) authorised CPD provider and provides SASC-approved CPD for renewal of your APC at a reduced rate for members:

To download a pdf copy of our upcoming programme, including a preview of next year click here. For more information and to book an event scroll down this page and click on individual events.

new events added for Autumn 2016 click below to book: 

Supporting Professional Practice Meeting the Quality Assurance Framework and Developing Students' Academic Writing in Higher Education

Cookstown 07/12/16 Principles & Practice in Assessment for and Management of JCQ Access Arrangements 2017/2018: SASC Accredited

Belfast 08/12/16 Principles & Practice in Assessment for and Management of JCQ Access Arrangements 2017/2018: SASC Accredited

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Assessing for JCQ Access Arrangements

London or Cumbria based events

Designed by Lia Border and Judy Capener

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Patoss AAA is a new postgraduate course and an equivalent to Level 7 qualification meeting the JCQ requirements for Access Arrangements Assessor Training. Successful completion will enable participants to carry out assessment for access arrangements in GCSE and GCE qualifications.The course is delivered through blended learning incorporating 200 hours of study time, 4 Saturday attendance days (London or Cumbria based) and a dedicated online learning platform. Complete fee of £1400. 

The next course will begin in March 2017 and will run through to December 2017. Subsequent courses will run each March/April and September. The course can also be provided as an In-House Training Event – please contact us to discuss. 

Entry requirements apply so please contact us on 01386 712650 or email the course leader Lia Border on to find out more or request an application form.

For more details, download our brochure here, for an application form click here

For details of individual events and to make your booking see below.

Patoss members please note: To get the discounted rate for training you must log into your account as set up already by Patoss using the email address you have provided us with.  Do not create a new account as this will not give you the discounted rate. If you are unable to log in please reset your password, or contact us for help.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Please see terms of our  Cancellation policy which may be applied in the event of a cancelled booking.


Upcoming Patoss Events

LON5/10/16 Supporting Multilingual Dyslexic Learners using Morphology to Develop Vocabulary

Presenters: Val Muter and Kevin Smith Booking Ref: LON5/10/16 Day of Week: Wednesday Course…

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BHM19/10/16 Diagnostic Assessment: Renewing Your Assessment Practising Certificate: SASC Accredited

Presenters: Jennifer McDermott and Sally-Ann Morrison Booking Ref: BHM19/10/16 Day of Week: Wednesday Course…

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LON2/11/16 Diagnostic Assessment at Secondary Level: Best Practice in Testing and Reporting: SASC Accredited

Presenters: Judy Capener and Lesley Burnett Booking Ref: LON2/11/16 Day of Week: Wednesday Course…

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