The Disability Awareness Course (DAC) is a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accredited online training course that has been designed to help businesses become more disability aware. The course has been developed to support managers and colleagues of disabled employees and enable them to become more aware of the disabilities and long-term health conditions that are frequently encountered at work. Completion of DAC provides a CPD accreditation and enables learners to become more Disability Confident.
Who is this course for?
- HR Professionals
- OH Professionals
- Disability Advisors
- Work Coaches
- Line Managers
- Team Leaders
Hands Free Computing have broken down DAC into 10 modules, totalling to approximately 5 hours of learning . This enables training to be flexible for the learner, and can be taken at his or her own pace. Once a module has been completed the learner can test their knowledge with the embedded quizzes to ensure they have understood the material. With instant feedback the learner is provided with support and encouragement during each module.
The modules included in this course are as follows.
- How to get help
- Disability awareness
- Sensory impairments
- Text to speech, spellcheckers, strategy coaching
- Speech recognition
- Planning, organising, mind mapping
- DSE (Display screen equipment)
- Mental Health
CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
5 CPD Points / Hours
Completion of the course provides CPD accreditation but what does this mean? The CPD Standards Office provides independent accreditation to ensure positive and successful experiences for all learners. The CPD mark of excellence demonstrates that the course adheres to CPD best practice and can be included in a formal CPD record.
A computer with internet access
Optional – Sound output
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“…Welcome to the disability awareness course delivered by Hands Free Computing, this course is designed to support professionals increase their awareness of disabilities and long-term health conditions in the workplace as well as look at soft adjustments to hardware and equipment with advice on supporting individuals at work…”
Lawrence Howard, Managing Director, Hands Free Computing.