Disability Awareness for Employers Training
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In the UK, there are approximately 16 million people with disabilities, nine million of whom are of working age and could be contributing towards your business. However, people with disabilities face a number of challenges to employment, beginning with inaccessible job applications. They also experience negative attitudes and behaviours, including people making assumptions about their condition and judging their capabilities.
This Disabilities Awareness for Employers course will support you in playing your part in reducing the disability employment gap by giving you the confidence to successfully recruit and retain workers with disabilities. The course explains the different types of disabilities people may have, how disabilities can impact people’s work and how you can support them with reasonable adjustments, how to create a more inclusive workplace and how to ensure your recruitment processes are accessible to all.
By the end of this course, you will:
Accredited by CPD
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Assessed by Diversity Scotland
Additionally, this course has been assessed by Diversity Scotland to ensure the content aligns to current best-practice thinking in diversity, equality and inclusion.
What does this mean? This certificate does not have an expiry date, however, based on industry best practice guidelines there is a recommended renewal period.
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This module introduces the definition of a disability, covers the different types of disability people may have and how these may affect them at work and explains what is meant by the disability employment gap.
|Disability and the Law
This module covers the main types of discrimination and outlines the reasonable adjustments that people with disabilities may request or need in order to carry out their job roles effectively.
|Recruiting People With Disabilities
This module explains how job adverts and recruitment processes can be made more accessible for people with different disabilities and how your company can be recognised as Disability Confident.
|Health and Safety
This module outlines what managers and employers can do to reduce the health and safety challenges that people with disabilities may face in the workplace and explains what a personal emergency evacuation plan (PEEP) is.
|Creating an Inclusive Workplace
This module explains what language and behaviour are appropriate, why having an equality policy is essential and how to respond to disability discrimination at work.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This Disability Awareness for Employers course is suitable for employers and people at management level who want to understand more about their responsibilities regarding disability at work. The content is written at an introductory level, so no previous knowledge or experience is required.
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Simply click the "Get Started" button on the email, and from there you can select whether the training is for yourself or for your team.
If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
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