Disability Awareness Training - Working with People with Disabilities

The Disability Awareness training course offers a deep understanding of the different types of disabilities that they may encounter in workplaces and the ways to work with people with disabilities. This immersive training program teaches working professionals about workplace disability inclusion. During this training program, participants are given a great opportunity for their professional development as they get trained to build flexible thinking, which can help them thrive in today’s dynamic and inclusive work environments.

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  • 28 Hours Training
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  • 19 May, 2024 / 22 May, 2024
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What is this Disability Awareness course all about?

The Disability Awareness training offers a comprehensive overview of the various ways to encourage an inclusive workplace. The course discusses disability awareness and etiquette that are essential for creating a diverse work environment. With ample real-world case studies and activities, this training help professionals understand more about the legislation that protects employees with disabilities and their responsibilities regarding disability inclusion.

Why is getting trained on Disability Awareness important?

As organizations are encouraging diversity in their work environment, there has been significant growth in the number of employees with disabilities. This Disability Awareness training trains professionals to be more inclusive of people with disabilities in their workplace. Participants get equipped with the knowledge of the common barriers that people with disabilities face. In today’s inclusive work environment, this training enables professionals to have an edge.

Why do companies hire professionals with Disability Awareness certification?

Today, the majority of organizations are integrating people with disabilities into their pool of employees. This has given rise to the demand for disability awareness among employees. Hence, companies hire skilled professionals who have a sound understanding of the different types of disabilities and the ways to interact with people with disabilities. These professionals play a vital role in organizations as they acknowledge, understand and embrace the widespread nature of disabilities.

Industry Trends


Organizations are at their best when they acknowledge, welcome and involve people of all backgrounds, including people with disabilities. The Disability Awareness certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

Today, diversity is cited as a top value by almost every organization across the globe. This makes disability awareness a highly demanding skill. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of persons with disability employed has risen to 19.1% in 2021 from 17.9% in 2020. This makes the job prospects bright for professionals with disability awareness skills.

Salary Trends

With an ever-increasing number of companies and start-ups in Dubai, the demand for skilled professionals is higher than before. On top of that, the inclusive work culture of today is attracting professionals who have demonstrated knowledge and skills for working with people with disabilities. The pay scale for such professionals is usually high and further depends upon their experience and the sector they work in.

Demand & Opportunities


Organizations across the globe are employing people with disabilities as they make good business sense for companies. The Disability Awareness certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought jobs available in the Dubai region that seek disability awareness (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. Department Managers are responsible for overseeing the functioning and productivity of the organization
  2. Team Managers coach team members on achieving goals and developing necessary skills that get results
  3. HR Managers are responsible for the smooth and profitable operation of a company's human resources department
  4. Small Business Owners communicate the vision and mission so that employees, customers, and the world understand
  5. Supervisors oversee and manage their team to ensure effective performance

Course Outcome


Successful completion of this Disability Awareness course will help you to:

  • Understand different types of disabilities encountered in workplaces and ways to work with them for creating a satisfied and productive workforce
  • Discover tools and information required to build a fully inclusive workplace
  • Learn in-depth about the legislation that protects employees with disabilities
  • Understand the barriers that employees with disabilities face 
  • Learn how to make reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities

Course Module


What is a disability? Types of disabilities, past disabilities, and how might a disability affect a person’s work? The disability employment gap.

Health and safety for disabled people, risk assessments, fire safety, emergency evacuation and personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPs).

Discrimination, disclosing a disability, reasonable adjustments, enquiring about a disability and failing to make reasonable adjustments.

Disability etiquette, appropriate language, employee responsibilities, the equality policy, workplace disability discrimination and further support.

Program Dates


19 May
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22 May
  • 11:00 AM
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


Ashraf Shawky is a seasoned training professional with over 15 years of extensive experience working with leading organizations in the UAE and MENA region. He began his career as an Assistant Manager with Oberoi Group in Egypt. He then worked at Americana as the Training and Development Manager. He has also worked as the Senior Human Resources Manager for Emirates Flight Catering and as the Human Resources & Development Manager for the Faisal Jassim Group. Ashraf Shawky has successfully delivered training programmes on HR, managerial, and supervisory soft skills topics like Entrepreneurship, HR Administration and Policies, Leadership Skills, Strategic Management, Balanced Score Card, Train the Trainer, Root Cause Analysis, Building Self-esteem and many more. He has also developed and delivered training workshops for leading organizations such as Emirates Foundation, Jumeirah Group, ADNEC, Emirates Post, and Dynamic Hospitality Group. Ashraf Shawky uses his extensive practical industry experience to deliver a complete and effective learning experience, adapt to various learners' profiles, specifically UAE Nationals, and equip them with the latest best-in-class on-job application.

Educational Qualification

  • ⦾ Post-Graduate Diploma, Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, India
  • ⦾ Bachelor of Commerce, Alexandria University, Egypt

 

Professional Certification

 

  • ⦾ Associate of the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD), UK
  • ⦾ Certified Level A & B Occupational Psychometric Assessor (British Psychological Society - BPS)
  • ⦾ Lean Master (Green Belt) – Lean Manufacturing
  • ⦾ Smallpeice Enterprises – UK

Ashraf Shawky

Why Count on Learners Point?


Being the leading provider of the Disability Awareness course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skill set for a successful career ahead. 

Following are the USPs our Disability Awareness training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our Disability Awareness training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke Disability Awareness course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our Disability Awareness training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience


"This training has been a game-changer for me as a healthcare professional. I'm now better equipped to provide care that respects the dignity and autonomy of patients with disabilities. It's made me a better nurse."

David Akram

Healthcare Disability Care Provider (HDCP)

"I work in customer service, and this training has completely transformed the way I interact with our customers. I now have a better understanding of their needs and can provide a more accommodating experience."

Sajid Ali

Customer Service Disability Specialist (CSDS)

"As a future educator, this training has been invaluable. I've learned so much about creating accessible learning environments and ensuring that all my students have the support they need to succeed. Thank you!"

Wajid Ali

Accessible Learning Facilitator (ALF)

Our Graduates


Our graduates are from big companies, small, companies, they are founders, career changers and life long learners. Join us and meet your tribe!

FAQs on Disability Awareness Training - Working with People with Disabilities

With an ever-increasing number of companies and start-ups in Dubai, inclusivity is cited as a top value by almost every organization. Organizations are employing people with disabilities. This makes the demand for skilled professionals who can work with people with disabilities. Besides technical skills and qualifications, companies are on a hunt for professionals with demonstrated ability to work in an inclusive work environment for managerial roles.
The Disability Awareness training offers a comprehensive overview of the various ways to encourage an inclusive workplace. The course discusses disability awareness and etiquette that are essential for creating a diverse work environment. With ample real-world case studies and activities, this training help professionals understand more about the legislation that protects employees with disabilities and their responsibilities regarding disability inclusion.
No, there are no prerequisites for enrolling in this Disability Awareness course. Anyone looking forward to enhancing their workplace skills can join.
At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.
The Disability Awareness training program offers a deep understanding of the different types of disabilities that they may encounter in workplaces and the ways to work with people with disabilities. This immersive training program teaches you about workplace disability inclusion. During this training program, you are given a great opportunity for your professional development as you get trained to build flexible thinking, which can help you thrive in today’s dynamic and inclusive work environments.
This Disability Awareness course in Dubai is ideal for any professionals in managerial or supervisory roles wanting to enhance their knowledge about workplace disability inclusion.
The training at Learners Point is interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-to-one training session, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.
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