This in-depth two week course is designed to equip you with the understanding and practical skills needed to meet Deaf and disabled customers’ access requirements at your events.
The course is accredited by Attitude is Everything, a charity with almost twenty years’ experience of working with audiences, artists and the music and events industries to make live events more accessible for Deaf and disabled people.
This training course is suitable for anyone working in the live music and events industry who wants to learn more about inclusivity for Deaf and disabled people.
You may be:
How you'll learn
With Falmouth Flexible, you access your course content, interactions with other students and tutors, and learning resources, through Canvas, an easy-to-use online platform.
You can access the course wherever you are in the world, and you can stop, pause and rewind lectures whenever you want.
Study is entirely online with learning supported by the use of real event case-studies.
It's estimated that you will need to put aside around four hours a week for attending the webinar, reviewing learning materials and completing activities.
The assessment is taken and submitted online at the end of the course and takes the form of multiple choice questions.
You will need to engage with and complete the full two-week course and pass the assessment at the end in order to receive a certificate of completion.
The course content will enable you to consider operational and legal aspects of inclusivity and unpack good practice and innovation.
Please note the topic order is subject to change.
Topic one: Why does access matter?
Topic two: Barriers to access
Topic three: What the Equality Act means for you
Topic four: Making events accessible
Topic five: The social model of disability
Topic six: Language and terminology
Topic seven: Accessible communication and communicating access
Topic eight: The value of lived experience