Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

Price: $72

It is about time employers and employees engaged Disability Awareness programs in their workplace. People with disabilities represent a significant and largely under-utilised resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or unemployed.

As a result of advocates for diversity, as well as a shrinking labor pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. Implement Disability Awareness program in your office today.


Workplace Diversity Course

This course is designed to provide all  supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants the tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace to cater for disabled employees.

  • Defining the Word “Disabilities”
  • Putting it Into Perspective
  • About Stereotypes
  • Common Phrases and the Stereotypes Behind Them
  • Misconceptions and Realities
  • Dissecting Labels
  • Giving Your Words Some Thought
  • Ground Rules
  • Using Sensitive Language

Recommended for:

  • For all Employers, Contractors and Employees
  • All students commencing work for the first time;
  • Disability Providers and Carers; and
  • Everyone.

This Professional Development Disability Awareness course is a non -accredited course, which does not require a formal qualification. Non-accredited courses provide several advantages if gaining a qualification is not a key reason for the learning:

  • Great for a Refresher and CPD Points*
  • The course can be built around a client’s specific training needs
  • There is no formal assessment requirement

* Check with your association as to whether the course will meet CPD guidelines.