Mark Kilsby and Julie Allan

Our TSI courses are typically delivered over 3.5  consecutive days and  are for a maximum of 10 participants.  There are a number of options for setting up a TSI workshop for your organisation. Please contact us for more details. Our available dates to deliver TSI workshops are listed on our Homepage.



  • Practical hands-on sessions working alongside people with learning disabilities;

  • Open forums and discussions;

  • Powerpoint presentation;

  • Some we made earlier' – presentation of good/best examples;

  • Role play;

  • A TSI workbook;

  • A Certificate upon Successful Completion.


Course Aims

  1. To provide the background, context and values of TSI and how it relates to supported employment and independent living skills;

  2. To demonstrate that people with disabilities have a history of failure and explain how this can lead to ‘learned helplessness’;

  3. To introduce the concept of ‘task analysis’ (TA) as an essential method for preparing to train employment skills for disabled people;

  4. Participants will conduct a TA;

  5. To present a set of rules for assisting people with disabilities to overcome learned helplessness, increase motivation and learn employment tasks quickly and independently;

  6. To provide a practical demonstration of the method through a live CCTV training demonstration by one of the presenters with a person with a learning disability on a practical task;

  7. Participants will work one-on-one with a person with a learning disability on the model task, which is filmed to provide practical experience of the training techniques;

  8. To record the trainee’s learning curves during the practical session and to provide feedback on the participant’s training;

  9. To understand a range of alternative methods of task presentation available to the trainer according to the trainee’s needs and safety concerns;

  10. To discuss how TSI fits into the real world and ways for participants to take the approach forward in their work.

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