Disability Awareness Training

This Disability Awareness Training is offered throughout South Africa
– Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth –

We now offer this Disability Awareness Training, and all our training courses as Virtual Training / Remote Training,
to meet your unique needs arising from the CO
VID-19 Corona Virus epidemic.

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Disability Awareness Training

Suitable for:

All businesses and organisations

Course Duration: 1 day
Course Objective:
This Disability Awareness Training Course will enable your managers and staff to understand the intricacies and business rationale of becoming a disability confident organisation.
Course content and outcomes:
    Through this Disability Awareness Training Course, delegates will learn:

  • Defining disability in the context of the workplace
  •       •   Definition of disability: Code of Good Practice: Disability
          •   Checking disability criteria: Examples
          •   The prevalence of disability: statistics and trends

  • Code of Good Practice and Technical Assistance Guidelines
  •       •   Their purpose and inter-relationship with the EE Act
          •   An analysis of their content and role in guiding the process

  • The business rationale for strategically recruiting persons with disabilities
  •       •   Removing the barriers and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities
                –   Removing barriers and building in accommodation in the job profiling phase
                –   Removing barriers in the job advertising and interview phases
                –   Removing bias and prejudice in the assessment / skills testing phase
          •   Hiring the right person for the job
          •   Probation / Conditional job offer
          •   Sensitizing the organisation prior to placement
          •   Training and career advancement for persons with disabilities
          •   Retention of persons with disabilities through further reasonable accommodation
          •   Health, safety and working environment

  • Building a disability-confident business and delivering change: 6 building blocks
  •       •   Building Block 1: Strategic benefits
          •   Building Block 2: Commercial benefits
          •   Building Block 3: Legal benefits
          •   Building Block 4: Societal benefits
          •   Building Block 5: Ethical benefits
          •   Building Block 6: Professional benefits

  • Disability Etiquette
  •       •   Basic disability etiquette when interacting with any person who has a disability
          •   Specific disability etiquette
                –   People in wheelchairs or mobility devices or who have loss of limbs
                –   People who are blind
                –   People who are deaf or have a hearing loss
                –   People with speech disabilities
                –   People with other disabilities (e.g. cerebral palsey, multiple sclerosis, etc.)

  • Confidentiality and disclosure of information

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