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This popular and practical access course is ideal for people who have responsibility for reviewing, planning, designing, managing or maintaining parks, playgrounds or open space, as well as those who are required to provide advice to others regarding access issues in these areas.

These issues can incorporate those experienced by people with disabilities and older adults as well as others with access challenges. This includes users of wheelchairs, scooters and prams. In addition, with more grandparents taking on childcare roles, park users with disabilities such as vision and hearing impairments and cognitive issues are also on the rise. Of course, importantly, children with disabilities want to participate, play and interact in outdoor environments, not just sit and watch others enjoy these experiences.

The course provides a framework for participants to address access issues in parks and outdoor spaces and covers the essential key components of access including:

• Overview of disability access issues
• Overview of relevant State and Federal legislation and Standards
• Identification of key access issues, barriers and solutions
• Development and use of an Access Checklist

Locations and Dates:
  • Sydney: 16 August 2018

Purchase Course

3 available
Sydney UP$715.0016 Aug 2018 (9am - 4.30pm)

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‘The course has been interesting, challenging, rewarding and very professionally and expertly delivered. I look forward to utilising the skills I have developed to enhance my current role and to enhance access, inclusion and equity for all now and into the future.’ — Leanne Wishart, Wellington Shire Council