The Autism Trust UK

The Vocational Training Centre gives young people who are on the autism spectrum the chance to get work experience in an environment that is a real work environment, yet also provides specialised support and encouragement to gain skills. 

The shop, gallery and office it is the “hub” of The Autism Trust and the vocational   training we provide. 

The Autism Trust is also an Approved Centre to deliver ASDAN qualifications in Employability. The young people who choose this qualification avenue will be working towards this qualification alongside their work experience. See ASDAN page for more details.

Young people with an autism spectrum condition, are able to access real work and help them to gain confident in communication and employability skills, that can prepare them for employment in many office, retail, charity, IT or manufacturing jobs. Giving them a chance to feel good about themselves and be a contributor to society. We value and enhance their unique interests and abilities to progress them to their fullest potential.

We can offer development in skills for social interaction targeted at preparation for the work environment, valuable work experience and a chance to work towards a nationally recognised qualification. 

If you are interested in attending please either call, email or complete this **Interest Form** and post in.

See some of the skills we train below:- 



Welcome to The Autism Trust and Polly's Place Shop & Gallery, A Vocational training & support centre for Individuals with autism & families. All products and art are crafted by individuals with autism, or the families and supporters.

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