Workplace Assessor Course (WAC)


5 STARS – A suitably engaging, challenging and informative course that has certainly left me better equipped for the role than I was before starting it.

Gareth, Workplace Needs Assessor

The Workplace Assessor Course (WAC) has been designed to support holistic assessors as well as help employers become more confident when working with, or employing people with disabilities. The course equates to approximately 11 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) learning. Rather than a one-off course it is an on-going resource that is continually updated to ensure that the material remains current.

Who is this course for?

  • Workplace Needs Assessors
  • Disability focussed HR Professionals
  • Occupational Health Professionals
  • Disability Advisors
  • Description

The course has been designed to increase knowledge about and understanding of disabilities and the reasonable adjustments that employers can make to support disabled employees. The course addresses a number of different areas around disability awareness, assistive technology and the appropriate adjustments that can be made to support disabled people at work.

As industry experts, we have worked with many different specialists to produce a detailed and holistic course. This ensures that the course’s broad content can benefit as many departments and people as possible. This includes but is not limited to the following: workplace assessors, HR professionals, occupational health professionals, work coaches, disability advisors and line managers.

Modules

The course is broken down into separate modules so that it can be undertaken at the learners own pace. These include the following.

  • Introduction to the Workplace Assessors Course
  • The purpose of a need’s assessment
  • Disability Awareness
  • No cost / low cost mobile applications
  • Assistive Technology
  • Assistive Ergonomics
  • Mental Health
  • Workplace strategy coaching
  • Final Assessment

Each module has embedded quizzes and tests with immediate feedback to ensure the learner feels supported and encouraged.

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CPD (Continuous Personal Development)

11 CPD Points/Hours

Completion of the course gets CPD accreditation, but what does this mean? The CPD Standards Office provides independent accreditation to ensure positive and successful experiences for all learners. The CPD mark of excellence demonstrates that the course adheres to CPD best practice and can be included in a formal CPD record.

Requirements

  • Access to a computer with internet access
  • Optional – Sound output
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