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Disability Awareness

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In our disability awareness course, you will gain a greater insight into what a disability is, the different types of disabilities and how to ensure workplaces make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities. You will also explore how to ensure the recruitment process is fair and the responsibilities of employees and employers.

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All about this Disability Awareness course

In the disability awareness course you will explore the different disabilities that affect people, and how these can affect their working life too. The course as a whole will help with acceptance and inclusion, in turn, will help to change attitudes towards disabilities in the workplace.

Throughout the course you will gain awareness regarding the multiple difficulties faced by those with disabilities, and how we can approach this. You will look at the different types of disabilities, and the different laws that protect people who have disabilities.

You will also review recruiting people with disabilities while exploring the organisation, employer and employee responsibilities in the workplace.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Suitable for all industries
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – The different types of disabilities – In the first unit of our disability awareness course you will focus on the different types of disabilities, including visible and invisible disabilities. You will also explore some misconceptions and misunderstandings of disabilities.
  • Unit 2 – Introduction to disabilities and the law – In this unit you will explore what the law says about disabilities in the workplace, how the law protects people with disabilities in the workplace and the different types of discrimination. Towards the end of the unit, you will explore two case studies of discrimination against disabled people in the workplace.
  • Unit 3 – Recruiting people with disabilities – In this unit you will focus on the recruitment of people with disabilities, how you can ensure you don’t discriminate when advertising and receiving job applications and interviewing candidates.
  • Unit 4 – Workplace responsibilities – In the final unit you will be introduced to workplace responsibilities when it comes to working with people with disabilities. You will also explore what organisations can do to make it easier for disabled people in the workplace. You will also explore safety in the workplace and what adjustments may need to be made when it comes to fire safety and evacuation plans.

RoSPA assured training course

This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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Disability Awareness
Disability Awareness
£20 + VAT