The voice of specialist further education

Join us

Natspec is the membership association for organisations, including colleges and independent providers, with specialist further education provision for students with learning difficulties and / or disabilities.

There are two types of membership: full membership and membership of the Natspec Transform CPD service.

Why join? Benefits of membership

Natspec is the voice of specialist further education, and represents the views of members to government relating to policy, quality and funding issues. Members enjoy discounts on training, advice from Natspec staff, and access to the wider network for peer support.

The full list of benefits, and costs, for each type of membership can be accessed using the links below:

Application forms

Please complete the relevant membership application form if you wish to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the office at

Opening new provision for 16 to 25-year-olds?

If your organisation is setting up new provision for high needs students aged over 16, you can access support, training and information in our resources section.

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