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Disability Awareness

Important Announcement - Covid 19

We will be resuming face to face open training courses in Manchester and London from 1st September 2020

Note that we can still deliver open courses online via video conferencing - contact us for information

Open Courses are full day courses and cost just £395

This training course offers you an in depth understanding of disability, impairment and mental ill health.

The course is suitable to people who want to increase their awareness of disability issues or gain more confidence in working with or supporting people with a disability, impairment or mental ill health.

The course gives an in depth understanding of disability, impairments, mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

Delegates will gain:

  • Practical skills to make reasonable adjustments, meet needs and to explore the issues from different perspectives (race, gender, sexuality etc)
  • Confidence to proactively make reasonable adjustments, meet needs and to offer tailored services
  • Knowledge to guide you to further resources and materials to meet your needs

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Disability and different models
  • Disability myths and misconceptions
  • Disability matters
  • What the law says
  • Including everyone, regardless of their disability, impairment or mental health
  • The importance of language
  • Reflecting on experiences
Disability in the workplace training course

This course is available as an In-House Course and we also run it monthly as an Open Course

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The Benefits of attending Equality, Diversity and Inclusion training

The course introduces the Equality Act 2010 and details each of the protected characteristics so you can learn more about what they are and how to avoid discrimination through your behaviours, language, attitudes, conscious and unconscious bias and actions.

The course looks at good EDI processes, practices, procedures and policy and aims to help you to manage/promote a fairer, more accepting and more diverse working environment.


How is the course structured?

The course is run as a 1-day workshop. Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive.


Cost

Open Course

Delegate Rate: £395.

This includes lunch, refreshments and course pack to take away

When more than one person from an organisation books on to the same course, this is reduced to £355 for additional delegates

In House Course

Half Day: £495

Full Day: £795

These rates are for groups of up to 20 delegates

Travel costs are in addition. Please see our Costs and Agreement


Course Dates

10 September Manchester
5 October London
2 November Manchester
8 December London

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Terms and Conditions

This booking constitutes a legally binding agreement. Payment must be made before the course date. If you have not heard from us within 7 days prior to the event please contact Registrations on 0161 763 4783.

Cancellations notified more than four weeks in advance of the Course will incur no charges. Cancellations made less than four weeks before the event will be charged in full. Substitutions will be accepted right up the date of the event. We will not be held liable for the non-arrival of registration information.

For booking information please email: seminars@equalityanddiversity.co.uk or telephone 0161 763 4783. Event Programme and address will be sent on receipt of completed booking form.

Thank you for undertaking your staff development training with Equality & Diversity UK. We hope you will find this event enjoyable and useful

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