Disability Awareness Course

Disability, Human Resources


This Disability Awareness course will introduce you to legislation surrounding disability and how it relates to employment. It will also outline the implications of failing to support, or even discriminating against, employees who have disabilities.

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the following:

  • Legislation relating to disability
  • Types of discrimination
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Effective workplace policies

Module 1 – General principles of disability awareness In this module, you will learn:

  • What a disability is
  • Legislation surrounding disability
  • Types of disability discrimination

Module 2 – Employer responsibilities

In this module, you will learn:

What a ‘reasonable adjustment’ is, and when it is necessary

  • Duties of employers in the public sector
  • The types of questions an employer cannot ask
  • Employers’ obligations for fair treatment of staff with disabilities

Module 3 – Providing goods and services

In this module, you will learn:

  • Which organisations are liable under disability legislation
  • Behaviour that is classed as discriminatory
  • Dealing with complaints of discrimination

Module 4 – Implementing Equality

In this module, you will learn:

  • How to identifying inequality in the workplace
  • Where to find advice on equality policies

Exams and Accreditation Features:

  • This course is accredited by The CPD Standards Office and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality and BIIAB.
  • Our Online test will be multiple choice. You can retake the test at no extra cost to improve your grade.
  • An accredited certificate is awarded upon completion which enable you to obtain certified CPD hours.

E-Learning Format

This eLearning is accessed through a dedicated learner portal. Your course material is presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace.

The course is divided into simple sections with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the course sections you can complete an end of course quiz which consists of multiple-choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Once you have passed the course you can download your fully accredited CPD certificate (PDF format) directly from your learning account.

Duration and Time Limit

The course takes approximately 40 minutes to complete, although there is no time limit and you can do it in your own time and in stages.


Completing this course is the perfect way to prove your knowledge. The certificate achieved is fully registered with the CPD Standards Office.

You don’t need to have any previous training to do this course.

In order to complete this course, you must achieve 70% or more in the final multiple-choice quiz.


  • 100% Pass Rate.
  • Easy to complete.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your accredited CPD certificate on successful completion.

Course Compatibility

All our courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed our courses to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices.