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Rehabilitation and Travel Training

QAC offers rehabilitation and travel training to develop your independent travel skills.

This training might be really useful for you and enable you to travel with greater confidence. Your training may begin using our own onsite travel training area ‘Independence Street’.

QAC student uses onsite travel training area

The Rehabilitation and Travel Training Team specialises in developing your spatial awareness, using sensory clues and landmarks, protective techniques, long cane skills and sighted guide training. You might also learn to use the latest GPS navigation systems on a BrailleNote or mobile phone.

A student using a long cane crosses the road with their Mobility Instructor

The Team can offer you vital travel training skills including bus and rail travel, road safety, money management, communication skills and ‘stranger danger’ awareness to increase your confidence and independence.

QAC student waits at a bus stop with a Rehabilitation and Travel Training Officer supporting QAC welcomes guide dog users and their dogs. Your accommodation will be selected carefully to ensure that you and your dog are comfortable.

What the students say

I have learnt a lot of new things whilst at QAC and my programme has helped me to develop my IT skills.

Lewis - 19

Information and Communication Technology Student

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