Disability and health awareness for managers

Build disability knowledge and confidence to attract and retain a diverse workforce. Ensure employees with disabilities and health conditions are supported to flourish in your organisation.

Designed specifically for managers, this disability and health awareness training course provides a broad understanding of disability, its legal definition and how it has been treated by society – as well as a range of different conditions. 

  • Help managers, team leaders and supervisors understand the potential needs of disabled employees and customers
  • Build disability knowledge within your organisation
  • Attract and retain a diverse workforce
  • Support your journey to become a Disability Confident employer

What will your managers learn?

  • A broad understanding of disability, its legal definition and social context
  • An overview of 12 different conditions
  • Practical solutions and adjustments which can be implemented in the workplace
  • Assistive technology and Access to Work

Who this course is for

Line managers, team leaders, supervisors and those in HR roles. The course is also relevant for those wanting to understand how to support people with disabilities in their team.

This course can be easily adapted to front-line staff in education or employment services. 

Duration and delivery 

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

Group bookings:

Online delivery: 

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Four hours (over two sessions) 

Face-to-face delivery: 

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Half day 


  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants 
  • Duration: Full day

Full day vs half day 

The full day course sees topics covered in greater depth, with more time for group discussions, sharing of experiences and guidance from the trainer. Additional activities include experiential learning about sensory impairments, condition research and a case study exercise.

Our expert team have been delivering workplace training and consultancy to organisations from all sectors for over 75 years, helping to shape culture and inclusivity of workplaces across the UK. We specialise 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 our training is delivered by a team of experienced consultants, who have extensive knowledge and a practical understanding of workplace issues.