As an independent traveller you could: Do you want to travel
l Have more choice and be able to go to independently ...
new places on your own
l Have more freedom
... to meet friends?
l Learn how to be safe on or near roads
l Find out more about where you live ... to go shopping?
l Make new friends and do new things
Become a ... to go to the doctors?
l Find it easier to get to college or work
l Improve your communications skills Travel Trainer!
... to college?
l Improve your time management skills
l Rely less on your family
Would you like
... to work?
to change someone’s life?
Do you think you could ... to go clubbing?
This leaflet can be made available in: support someone to get
about more independently? ... to go to the cinema?
• Other languages,
including British Sign Language
• Alternative formats, ... to eat out? Journey Starts Here
... then become an Independent Travel Trainer
including larger print, audio tape,
through an accredited, structured programme
computer disc and braille
designed to equip you with the appropriate
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Q. What is Independent Travel • Giving you the skills and support
Training (ITT)? to travel independently
• One-to-one travel training with • Enabling you to make a specific
a personal, dedicated trainer journey safely on your own
Your Jo ur n
Q. How long does ITT take? Q. How much will ITT cost? Q. What can ITT do for me?
• It depends on you and • Currently the training is free • Develop your confidence
your needs • However travel costs are met and independence
• Between 6 - 10 weeks by the individual • Teach you new skills
• Training once or twice a week • Tell you more about how
to get around
Q. What forms of travel can Q. What if I have concerns and worries?
m o re ?
I be trained to use? • We will talk to you about them
n d out
• Bus • Train and together develop a plan to If
• Taxi • Walking best support you o
• Cycling • Plane
Q. Can anyone apply?
Speak to someone at the
• Yes, if you live in Worcestershire Worcestershire Hub
on 01905 765 943
Go online at
where you can also find
details of your local
Worcestershire Hub centre