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Disability Confidence Training for Managers - April 2019

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The course is designed for line managers, HR professionals and other interested individuals.

Is this course for you?

Yes if you are a manager wanting to increase your awareness and knowledge of supporting disabled colleagues – as members of staff, volunteers or young people on work experience.

Course objectives

By the end of our course, you will:

  • have a solid understanding of disability equality and what this means in managing and recruiting disabled staff
  • be confident in identifying access issues, interacting with disabled employees and supporting them
  • develop and motivate your workforce through inclusive practices
  • understand the issues that disabled people encounter and the range of needs of disabled employees
  • understand the Equality Act and your obligations as an employer
  • appreciate the real benefit that supporting and employing disabled people can have on your workplace
  • become more effective in accessing a pool of diverse talented people
  • have a set of tools that can help you to reduce sickness and stress in your workplace

Course content

  • the definition of disability
  • barrier removal
  • the models of disability
  • the law and the obligations on your business
  • applying the law – reasonable adjustments
  • the business case for disability equality
  • disability myths and misconceptions
  • changes in communication style and behaviour
  • the importance of language and avoiding assumptions
  • signposting to resources, funding, support, external opportunities to develop leadership of disabled staff
  • helping your staff become open about their impairment or health condition and their access needs
April 9th, 2019 10:00 AM   to   4:00 PM
City Bridge Trust
Guildhall
London, EC2V 7HH
United Kingdom
Course Fee - Including VAT
Third and Public Sector £ 135.00
Private Sector £ 180.00

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