Disabilities Awareness


This course will look at what disability means in the workplace and in wider society. Learners will look at definitions of disability, learn about the Equality Act 2010 and explore discrimination, inequality and prejudice for people with disabilities. The course is designed to help identify and overcome barriers in the workplace for people with disabilities. This course will give staff at all levels grounding in creating a positive workplace culture and celebrating a diverse workforce. 

Learning objectives
  • Explore definitions of disability 
  • Learn about the law and disabilities 
  • Understand discrimination, equality and diversity  
  • Know how to deal with unacceptable behaviour 
  • Create a positive and diverse workplace 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion. 

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