What is DISC?

DISC is the Digital Independent Specialist College, a new and unique opportunity to help young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to move towards working in the creative and digital economy. Based at Holyoake House in the city centre of Manchester, DISC is a creative and digital studio providing supported work-based learning to help talented young people fulfill their potential and their dreams.

Who is it for?

DISC is for young people with SEND aged 16-24 who love creative and digital work and who would thrive in a professional, work-based learning environment, who love learning by doing and making and who want to develop their core skills to help them into the workplace. 

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What do we offer?

Pre-Internship – flexible support based around the young person’s needs and talents can include remote learning, short visits or longer periods of work placement. 

Internship– we have full and part-time opportunities for young people wanting to work in the digital economy and who can commit to working with us for up to a year before they progress to work or other positive destinations. To qualify for the full time Internship you need an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP); for the part-time opportunity you need a diagnosis and live within the Manchester City Council area.

for the part-time opportunity you need a diagnosis and live within the Manchester City Council area.

Employment opportunities – all our efforts are designed to get young people with SEND into the right kind of work for them. We work with a range of employers to ensure our students are work ready and get interviews for positions. These may be Apprenticeships, Freelance positions (including Digital Inc. Agency), full or part-time work or regular volunteering.

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