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Course Duration

4 day(s)

Course Fee

Includes lunch, light refreshments and course materials

Course Schedule

No course schedule now

Course Location

The Irish Times Building, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2

This course can also be offered on a tailored in-company basis.

This course will run for 4 days - Tuesday 8th,  Wednesday 9th,  Thursday 17th  &  Friday 18th  May 2012

Irish Times Training is delighted offer FETAC 5 Equality & Disability Training in association with Frontline Training

In today’s world there are a lot of fears and misconceptions with regard to disability –  Equality & Disability Training offers the opportunity for participants to explore disability related issues, share experiences and ask questions and dispel the myths.  

This highly interactive and activity based course provides each participant with practical insights to the needs of people with disabilities both in the workplace and society at large. The course provides a full range of practical ideas to develop key skills and techniques in participants, which encourages mindset change and empowers individuals to enable them to become disability equality confident and competent.
Course Benefits
After this course participants will have: 
  • An insight and understanding of disability and people with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of disability in the context of Equality Legislation
  • Gained a better understanding of the Medical and Social Models of disability
  • An understanding and insight to barriers faced by people with disabilities and some solutions.
  • Recognition of the myths and stereotypes commonly held regarding people with disabilities. 
  • Knowledge and learning of effective communication techniques to utilise when working and providing services to people with disabilities.
  • Gained knowledge of what is best practice in relation to disability equality.

Participants will be better able to
  • Interact more confidently and competently with customers and work colleagues with and without disabilities
  • Work toward further developing disability equality and best practice within their own organisation
  • Help remove attitudinal barriers to people with disability in society at large.
  • Reduce anxiety and stress that may relate to disability in the workplace.


The Course has five Units:  
  • Historical background & content of Disability
  • Disability & Society
  • Disability and Equality / Diverity
  • Disability and Communication / Assessibility / Positive action
  • Plans & Equality / Diversity Proofing 
Special Features  
  • Good number of participants so active involvement of everyone.
  • Varied and interactive learning methodologies
  • Case Studies and Simulations
  • Expertise and vast business/HR experience of trainers in disability  
 This minor award has links with several other modules and can be used as an elective on these major awards:

FETAC 5,  DHSXX Health Care Support,  DCHSX Community and Health Services  and  DCHCC Community Care. 

Equality & Disability Training


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