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Visual Impairment Awareness

This Visual Impairment Awareness course has been created for those who may encounter people who are visually impaired either through their work or in a social environment.
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Course Title:Visual Impairment Awareness

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

The Visual Impairment Awareness course has been produced to provide information and understanding to sighted people so that they can better understand and assist visually impaired people. The knowledge gained will enable the learner to communicate in a more effective way, with the visually impaired.

With almost two million people living in the UK currently with sight loss, it is important to be aware of visual impairment in our society.

The course has been designed for anyone in a work or social capacity who has the potential to come into contact with people who are visually impaired
e.g. banks and retail staff, care workers, education and training bodies, emergency services, hospital and health centre staff, housing associations, legal services, public sector workers, support organisations, theatre and cinema staff, transport bodies and breakdown services, friends, family members and partners.

This course is aimed towards those who may come into contact with those with a visual impairment in either a work or a social environment. It is also a means for those who wish to work supporting or rehabilitating people with a visual impairment to improve their knowledge of the subject.

The course teaches students how to minimise the barriers that those with a visual impairment face in their daily lives. It covers the best terminology to use to describe those with visual impairments, strategies to aid difficulty in communication, assistive devices, rehabilitation professionals, legislation and support organisations.

Course Info

Course Title:Visual Impairment Awareness

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:200 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge Required

The great news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course! However, if you would like to improve your maths and english skills before undertaking this, why not have a look at our Basic Maths and Basic English skills courses?

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Module 1 - Myths & Facts
Module 2 - How the Eye Works & Eye Conditions
Module 3 - Visual Impairment Registration
Module 4 - Communication & Assistance
Module 5 - Mobility
Module 6 - Low Vision
Module 7 - Assistive Equipment
Module 8 - Technology
Module 9 - Social Interaction & Leisure Recreation
Module 10 - Legislation & Support
Module 11 - Organisations & Support

All students will be assigned a personal tutor who will be available to answer any questions or queries you may have during your studies. You will have access to 12 months tutor support. 

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Course Description

The Visual Impairment Awareness course has been produced to provide information and understanding to sighted people so that they can better understand and assist visually impaired people. The knowledge gained will enable the learner to communicate in a more effective way, with the visually impaired.

With almost two million people living in the UK currently with sight loss, it is important to be aware of visual impairment in our society.

The course has been designed for anyone in a work or social capacity who has the potential to come into contact with people who are visually impaired
e.g. banks and retail staff, care workers, education and training bodies, emergency services, hospital and health centre staff, housing associations, legal services, public sector workers, support organisations, theatre and cinema staff, transport bodies and breakdown services, friends, family members and partners.

This course is aimed towards those who may come into contact with those with a visual impairment in either a work or a social environment. It is also a means for those who wish to work supporting or rehabilitating people with a visual impairment to improve their knowledge of the subject.

The course teaches students how to minimise the barriers that those with a visual impairment face in their daily lives. It covers the best terminology to use to describe those with visual impairments, strategies to aid difficulty in communication, assistive devices, rehabilitation professionals, legislation and support organisations.

Previous Knowledge Required

The great news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course! However, if you would like to improve your maths and english skills before undertaking this, why not have a look at our Basic Maths and Basic English skills courses?

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

All students will be assigned a personal tutor who will be available to answer any questions or queries you may have during your studies. You will have access to 12 months tutor support. 

Module 1 - Myths & Facts
Module 2 - How the Eye Works & Eye Conditions
Module 3 - Visual Impairment Registration
Module 4 - Communication & Assistance
Module 5 - Mobility
Module 6 - Low Vision
Module 7 - Assistive Equipment
Module 8 - Technology
Module 9 - Social Interaction & Leisure Recreation
Module 10 - Legislation & Support
Module 11 - Organisations & Support

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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  • Exceeded our expectations by a long way.

    By on 28 October 2015
    We at Christopher Grange would like to thank the team at NCC in helping us achieve our goal with the development and marketing of the Visual Impairment Awareness Training Course. From day one NCC have done exactly what they said they would do! NCC have delivered in the manner they said they would and have exceeded our expectations by a long way.

    I would have no hesitation in recommending NCC as they have acted as the ultimate professional organisation and it has been a pleasure to work with them. Thank you for your support and helping us make it happen!

    Regards,

    Mike
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