Course Code: TT138 - Course Duration: 3 Hours

We provide visual impairment awareness training to increase understanding when communicating with and assisting visually impaired individuals.

Info & Booking Enquiry

The training is designed to give attendees an insight into the barriers that visually impaired individuals may face and to gain a better understanding of how attendees can help to remove these barriers. This will give staff the confidence and skills to better assist and support those living with sight loss.

Course content

  • Eye conditions and their effects
  • The emotional impact of sight loss
  • How to assist and guide a visually impaired or blind person
  • Effective communication and appropriate language
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Accessible buildings and environments
  • The importance of eye health
  • Simulation Specs exercise
  • Sighted guiding

There is a fun practical element to the course where attendees will go through scenarios and exercises using a range of visual impairment glasses.

Course Assessment and Certification
Assessment will be by continuous assessment by the trainer – there is no ‘test’ paper.

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course.

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Both courses are half day course and if booked in the same day we can offer a reduced rate.


Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Visual Impairment Awareness Training

This Visual Impairment Awareness Training course and all of the Health and Social Courses we provide can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!