Disability Champion

Drive the disability and health agenda in your business. Develop the knowledge and confidence to help disabled people feel valued and included in the workplace.

Give your organisation the confidence and knowledge to support disabled employees and to ensure they feel included and valued.

  • Build your reputation as an inclusive employer, ensure disability issues are widely discussed and communicated, and attract and retain talented people in your business
  • Create a network of knowledgeable, engaged and proactive employees to support your organisation in promoting the disability agenda
  • Ensure disabled employees, or those experiencing poor health, understand the support available to them


What will your workforce learn?

  • A broad understanding of disability, its legal definition and social context
  • An introduction to a some of the most common conditions and their symptoms
  • The role of a Disability Champion, including how to sensitively discuss disability and health in the workplace
  • How Disability Champions can support each other, increase disability awareness in their organisation and signpost colleagues to support services

Information specific to your company can be added throughout the course, making it more specific to your workplace.

Who this course is for

Disability Champions should be colleagues passionate about disability and health. The roles are voluntary, carried out above-and-beyond regular duties, with managers’ agreement.

Duration and delivery

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

Group bookings:

Online delivery:

  • Group size: Up to 12 participants
  • Duration: Six hours (over three sessions)

Face-to-face delivery:

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

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.