The complete support service for your apprenticeship students


AT equipment & tech support:

  1. Quotes provided in 3 working hours
  2. Ergonomic / specialist assessments
  3. DSA approved software, hardware & ergonomics

Assistive technology training:

  1. Dedicated team of specialist trainers
  2. Remote & face-to-face sessions
  3. DBS checked

Non-medical help services:

  1. Robust recruitment process
  2. Compliance assurance
  3. Dedicated co-ordinators
At Barry Bennett Ltd we provide a one-stop-shop to your University apprenticeship students who require assistive technology, assistive technology training and/or Non-medical help support. The services we offer are detailed below and if you would like to discuss any element in further detail, or to request a quotation, please complete our simple form and a member of the team will get back to you.

Assistive technology

As the leading supplier of DSA equipment since 1994, we are perfectly placed to assist your apprenticeship students requiring assistive technology to help with their studies. We provide an extensive selection of DSA approved software, hardware and ergonomic equipment with hundreds of options available at competitive prices. Click here to browse our range of products by category.

On receipt of a purchase order, orders are processed within 2 working days and the student will then be contacted directly to arrange delivery. Delivery is guaranteed within 5-10 working days from the point of finalising your students’ order with delivery options such as carrier only, carrier delivery with remote familiarisation or face-to-face delivery, set up and familiarisation.

Should something go wrong with the equipment, our friendly technical support team are on hand to help with queries, no matter how big or small. We also provide DSA insurance via our provider Specialty Risks which covers all of the hardware supplied to your students and includes the following benefits:

  • Zero excess policy
  • Accidental damage, fire damage, liquid damage, malicious damage and theft
  • Full reinstatement of all hardware and software to at least the standard originally supplied
  • No claims limit
  • Cover in transit
  • Worldwide cover


Our dedicated team of trainers are all DBS checked and specialise in working with students with visual and hearing impairments, learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health issues. Where necessary we can provide chaperones, female only trainers, carer support training and translators for hearing impaired students.

Training sessions can be carried out face-to-face at your students’ accommodation, on campus or alternatively, remotely via a broadband internet connection.

With one of the largest and most experienced AT remote training teams in the UK, we are able to provide a customer tailored service that is perfectly placed to train and support students in their requested environment at a time to suite them. Our remote training service is available 7 days a week including evenings.

All our trainers are DBS checked and either certified as, or working towards, Edexcel Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QCF), or equivalent.


Non-medical help support

Non-medical help support

We supply the full range of specialist and non-specialist support across bands 1 - 4. Our highly experienced teams are fully qualified in their fields of expertise and must successfully complete our robust recruitment and onboarding processes before joining our team.

We are successfully continuing to expand our provision of Band 4 NMH support throughout the whole of the UK meaning we can offer a fully national provision. We have continued to provide support throughout the pandemic ensuring our students achieve their potential and where in-person support is required we recruit in those specific areas to ensure we meet the needs of our students and partners.

To deliver our exceptional service we utilise our state-of-the-art CUDOS system which simplifies administrative tasks and helps manage all aspects of NMH provision. A license for universities is available.

Our NMH charge rates are not fixed and are open to negotiation.

Our locations

Based at our HQ in Bolton, and with forward stock locations throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, we are fully operational throughout the UK.

We have over 400 staff, including a nationwide team of fully trained installation technicians, qualified assessors, certified trainers and service support technicians, ensuring we provide a quick, efficient service whatever the requirement.

Our dedicated team of trainers are all DBS checked and specialise in working with students with disabilities.

Contact us

To request a quote or discuss your requirements for any aspect of our service provision , please complete this simple form and a member of the team will contact you.

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