Disability and health awareness for employment services

Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to help disabled people find sustainable employment


This course can enable your staff to respond appropriately to the disability and health-related needs of participants on your employment service programmes – helping to place people more effectively into suitable and sustainable employment. 

We’ll help your advisors to understand the participants’ potential employment needs, helping them become more effective in placing disabled participants in sustainable employment. 

Group bookings from £799 + VAT

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“Disabled people are still far less likely than the non-disabled to be in employment.” 53.7% vs 81.7% (Office for National Statistics quarterly summary, May 2020) 

What will your employment services team learn?

  • About disability, its legal definition and societal attitudes - as well as a range of different conditions 
  • A holistic view on disability, and what it means for the organisation 
  • Suggested practical solutions and adjustments that can be implemented in the workplace 

"The training was very informative and makes you think about the less-obvious support that can be easily adapted to meet the needs of individuals. It was very interactive, lots of sharing of opinions was allowed which made the information stick a lot more." Delegate from Caerphilly Council. 


Key topics

  • The definition of disability and its legal and social context
  • Introduction to a range of disabilities
  • Adaptations to the support offered on the employment programme
  • Workplace adjustments, equipment and support.

Full day vs half day 

The full day course sees topics covered in more depth, with more time allowed for group discussions and for delegates to share their experience and real-life examples. 

Additional activities include experiential learning (sensory impairments) condition research and a case study exercise to help embed learning further.  

The trainer can provide additional guidance and information by being able to interact with all groups during activities – and your employment services team will receive a printed workbook, which can be referred back to as needed. 


Duration, delivery and cost 

We can deliver these group courses face-to-face or online, to suit your needs. 

Online delivery: 

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Four hours (over two sessions) 
  • Online cost: £799 + VAT  

Face-to-face delivery: 

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Half a day 
  • Face-to-face cost: £1,149 + VAT  

Or:

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Full day 
  • Face-to-face cost: £1,699 + VAT  

Our supported employment training programmes are delivered by our sister organisation, Remploy, which specialises in helping both employers and employees to develop the knowledge, confidence and capacity to effectively support colleagues and individuals with a disability or health condition. 

All of the training is delivered by a team of experienced consultants, who have extensive knowledge and a practical understanding of workplace issues. 

The course has been developed by qualified training designers, in line with the Training Accreditation Programme methodology. 


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