LiftTraining - Derbyshire

LiftTraining Derbyshire provides free Independent Travel Training (ITT) for young people with disabilities, learning difficulties and behavioural, emotional and social concerns. This enables them to develop the skills and confidence they need to independently travel to school or colleges using a range of public transport.

We offer two types of training: LiftAbility and LiftAwareness. Find out more by taking a look at the table below and complete the referral form.




What is it?

Free independent travel training for young people with learning and physical disabilities, enabling them to access education using different types of public transport Delivering travel safety messages through classroom sessions and group trips. Our topics include road safety, safe behaviour when travelling, problem solving and journey planning

Who’s it for?

  • People aged between 12 – 24 years with a physical disability or learning difficulty
  • Those who wish to access education independently using public transport
  • Learners attending Special Educational Needs schools
  • Those who want to improve their travel skills in a controlled environment
  • A good precursor for learners interested in LiftAbility but would like more time to explore safe travel concepts as part of a group

The benefits

  • Increased independence
  • Increased confidence and self-esteem
  • An ability to keep safe when travelling to access education
  • Increased confidence
  • Improved travel skills

Lift Derbyshire

Find out more and sign up with LiftTraining Derbyshire:

Get in touch with the LiftTraining Derbyshire team by calling us on 07805 745340, sending an email to, completing our online enquiry form or writing to us at Godkin House, Park Road, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3EF.

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