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Open course: Visual Impairment Awareness courses

Our Visual Impairment Awareness course raises your awareness of visual impairment and how to effectively support VI customers and/or colleagues – leaving you educated, motivated and inspired.

lady with a white cane asking a man for directions and he says over there, she replies where

We run various half day open-courses throughout the United Kingdom.

What Visual Impairment Awareness course covers

These courses are intended to raise awareness of visual impairment, and best business practice in supporting VI customers and colleagues. Informative, motivational and inspiring.

You will gain an understanding of:

  • The main eye conditions and the importance of eye health care
  • How to safely guide a person with a visual impairment
  • Appropriate language and effective communication, is it ok to say “see you later”?
  • Reasonable adjustments as per the Equality Act 2010

These courses are interactive and engaging, encouraging attendees to understand the issues and challenges having a visual impairment may cause; it also provides practical, informed advice.


Your local Visual Impairment Awareness courses

Below are some of the courses that are currently planned:


Visual Impairment Awareness Training

Date: Wed 4th October 2017
Time: 09:30 – 12:30


London Canal Museum,
12-13 New Wharf Road,
N1 9RT

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Visual Impairment Awareness Training

Date: Wed 27 September 2017
Time: 09:30 – 12:30


2nd Floor, Hallinans House,
22 Newport Road,
CF24 0DB

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In house training

Our specialist trainers can visit you on site to provide tailored in-house training for your employees. Contact us below to enquire about this option.

Contact us

For more information call us on 07472 305 268 or email us at:

What do others say about this service?

“This course gave me a much greater understanding. Practical discussions were very useful. I will now relate more efficiently with visually impaired service users” – Telecare installer, Herefordshire Housing

Herefordshire Council