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This seminar provides participants with an introductory understanding of the wide range of disability access and universal design considerations that must be addressed in planning, design, development and upgrade of major commercial developments. This includes:

  • An introduction to the principles of universal design
  • An overview of relevant access legislation and Australian Standards
  • The differences between universal design and access
  • Practical perspectives relating to access barriers and solutions
  • Access Checklist for Commercial Developments.

The seminar highlights the wide range of challenges that are experienced by people with various access issues in utilising buildings and facilities. This includes mobility, vision, hearing, intellectual and cognitive issues.

The seminar importantly provides a practical framework for understanding the principles of Universal Design as well as relevant legislation including the Disability Discrimination Act 1992, the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010. The seminar identifies the key access elements to consider in buildings and facilities. CPD certificates are provided. 2 hour seminar. Seminar Cost: $220.00 per participant.

Locations and Dates:

  • Sydney: 27 July 2018 (2pm – 4pm)

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Sydney MC1$220.0027 July 2018 (2pm - 4pm)

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‘The course was a great mix of theory and practical. Having two course facilitators provided great balance and continued interest. I would recommend this course to all Council staff across all departments.’ — Ben Dowler, City of Sydney