Definition: Training is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.
Services mentioning Training
training in the design, development, management, and operation of the built environment and transport services.
Blazie accessibility scripting and training - (Blazie) Access technologyBlazie write custom scripts for screen readers, as well as provide training teams of software engineers on the latest WCAG guidelines and HTML accessibility practices.
Bridgevis Coffee Mornings - (Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society)) Clubs and social groupsThese coffee mornings often include invited guests for talks and presentations. 1st Friday of the month, 11.30am-1pm at St. John's Ambulance Training Centre, Minerva Street, Bridgend, CF31 1TD.
Cardiff Mobility specialist - (Cardiff Council Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)Cardiff Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Roberta Veryard.
Ceredigion Association for the Blind IT Support - (Ceredigion Association for the Blind) Access technologyOur IT service provides advice, one-to-one training, short term equipment loan, and some financial support towards purchasing equipment. The service is completely free and we do not sell equipment, we just advise and support. Try before you buy: if you want to try before you buy, we can offer the loan of phones and tablets for 2 weeks. This would help you decide on the type of technology that meets your requirements and skills. We have an iPad and iPhone as well as an Android Synapptic tablet and phone.
Computer training - (Sight Life) Access technologyFully trained volunteers provide training in basic computer skills, touch typing, use of email and the internet, on a one-to-one basis.
Conwy Mobility specialist - (North East Wales Sensory Support Service (NEWSS)) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)NEWSSS has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to VI children in a school environment. The contact is Rachel Ward below.
Denbighshire Mobility specialist - (North East Wales Sensory Support Service (NEWSS)) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)NEWSSS has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to VI children in a school environment. The contact is Rachel Ward below.
Digital Skills Training - North East Wales - (Vision Support) Access technologyVision Support provide digital training whether you are a complete beginner and want to know about the technology available or you have a device and you want to make it more accessible/learn how to use the accessibility features. We are able to come to your home and provide one-to-one training. We provide support throughout North-East Wales.
training course is an Introduction to Disability Awareness which is a program of informal but professional training courses. This course is aimed at addressing day to day issues relating to disability within the workplace.
Disability Equality Training module will provide you with an understanding of the Social Model of Disability and barriers faced by disabled people. They offer bespoke training and can tailor the module to your organisation.
Disability Equality Training will be able to: demonstrate recognition of their accountability to disabled people; understand the implications of the Equality Act, particularly the disability provisions, and itâ€™s relevance to arts provision in Wales devise an appropriate and realistic format for effective action planning; work towards best practice in inclusion and accessibility.
grant to empower and enable future generations of people who are blind and partially sighted to reach their goals and fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be. Applicants in receipt of means-tested benefits will be given priority. They are happy to consider applications for specialist software, equipment and specialist training in the use of access technology.
EYE CAN - (Sight Life) Support GroupNot currently running. Eye Can aims to provide social groups and activities for young visually impaired people, and to give them specialist support in a wide variety of areas including sight loss, health, education and training. The project is also providing workshops to local schools and colleges so that they are able to promote the service to their visually impaired students.
Flintshire Mobility Specialist - (North East Wales Sensory Support Service (NEWSS)) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)NEWSSS has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to VI children in a school environment. The contact is Rachel Ward below.
Grants are offered to anyone with a permanent and uncorrectable eye condition, living in Breconshire to help pay for equipment, services, training, education and experiences (such as holidays). Applications are welcome from the visually impaired, their families and carers.
Independent living support - (Cil de Gwynedd) Direct payments / personalised budgetsProvides support to encourage independent living for disabled people. Independent Support Officers provide support throughout the process, including recruitment, management, training and payroll setup. The Support Officers at CIL provide an ongoing support service once everything is set up.
Local Minds - (Mind) Counselling and emotional supportLocal Minds support over 370,000 people across England and Wales. Their services include talking therapies, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, employment and training schemes, counselling and befriending. Each local Mind is an independent charity run by local people, for local people. They are responsible for their own funding and services. Mind Cymru works together in partnership with Local Minds.
Merthyr Tydfil Mobility specialist - (Merthyr Tydfil Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)Merthyr Tydfil Council as a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Lisa Beattie.
NPT Mobility specialist - (Neath Port Talbot Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)NPT Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Martha Rees.
NWSB Assistive Technology - (North Wales Society of the Blind) Access technologyOur technology service enables individuals to become more independent and access information, and includes specialist training advice and guidance from an experienced tutor who will work with you through a program of individual learning aims to help you reach your personal goals. We can advise on appropriate technology or software including: accessibility options; magnification and speech software; tablet devices including the iPad and Kindle.
Macular Society is developing a range of online training modules which will give healthcare professionals a greater understanding of central vision loss.
RCT Mobility specialist - (Rhondda Cynon Taf Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)RCT Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment.
Reineker access solutions - (Reinecker) Access technologyReinecker offer a wide range of products and individual solutions. This includes optical and electronic magnifiers, desktop video magnifiers, transportable camera systems, vocal systems and magnifying Software for PC and MAC. They also offer individual consulting and training.
Sense Active Programme - (Sense) Sports, arts, leisure and holidaysWe have a host of resources that will help sports practitioners, coaches, teachers and support staff provide sensory experiences for people who are deafblind or disabled. We also support the sports and social care sectors through consultation and training. Our tools, training and resources can help you ensure your sports programmes are more inclusive and accessible.
Sense Usher Service - (Sense) InformationThe Sense Usher Service specialises in the field of Usher syndrome and supports people with Usher, their families and professionals. Support covers advice, assessments, training, mentoring and professional support.
training is primarily aimed at people likely to come into contact with people with sensory loss within their working lives. The aim being to improve their awareness of the difficulties and barriers people with sensory loss encounter interacting within unfamiliar environments where communication and other difficulties are often experienced.
Services for Businesses - (RNIB) TrainingWith over 150 years' experience of working together with blind and partially sighted people, our knowledge can help your business open up a host of new opportunities. We can help with websites, apps, accessible communications, user testing, training and much more.
training to organisations and businesses in Wales. The sessions look at the barriers that people with sight loss face and how those barriers can be broken down. We also run the accredited Sight Loss Friendly Organisations scheme. A Sight Loss Friendly accredited organisation would be required to meet several criteria, with the ultimate aim of ensuring organisations are better equipped to support and provide services for people with sight loss.
training aimed at Rehabilitation officers, Social workers, nursing staff, Optometrists etc. Includes talks from specialist consultants on a variety of eye related topics and networking opportunities.
Swansea Mobility Specialist - (Swansea Council Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)Swansea Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Cherrie Neal.
Techno-Vision Systems products and services - (Techno-Vision Systems) Access technologyTechno Vision Systems Ltd sell Braille translation software, Braille embossers, Braille paper, music products, keyboard enhancements and tactile drawing. They also provide telephone support, training, repairs and maintenance.
Technology for Work Training Course - (Technology Association of Visually Impaired people (TAVIP)) Access technologyTAVIP's Technology for Work Training Course offers members up to 5 hours of free one-to-one training to help them gain the IT skills needed in the work place so that, with other pre-employment support, they are ready to make the step into paid work.
The Accessible Friends Network - (The Accessible Friends Network) Clubs and social groupsThe Accessible Friends Network (TAFN) is a national independent UK charity providing social networking, computer technical support, training and entertainment via the internet. It is a user-led voluntary group run for and by vi people which uses email, the internet, voice conferencing and other resources to improve the quality of life for vi people and their partners by networking. Events, which are moderated, include quizzes, musical theme nights, jazz club, & computer skills workshops.
UCAN Professional Activities - (UCAN Productions) Sports, arts, leisure and holidaysUCAN has delivered vision awareness training in medical settings, as well as to public and private companies, schools, trade unions and youth organisations in the UK and abroad. This training is delivered by young disabled people and takes a unique approach in challenging public perceptions and attitudes towards sight loss. UCAN Productions also works with Cardiff University School of Optometry, delivering lectures on the lived experience of vision impairment to optometry students.
Vale of Glamorgan Mobility specialist - (Vale of Glamorgan Education Department) Mobility / habilitation (Children & young people)Vale of Glamorgan Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Helen Davies
VI Awareness Training covering North-East Wales delivered by the regional society for blind people for the area.
VI Awareness Training - (Sight Life) TrainingSight Life offers a basic vision awareness training course which includes sighted guiding training, covers basic eye conditions, as well as demonstration of the use of products. It takes place in their HQ in Womanby Street, Cardiff.
Advice and training which will help raise awareness of the needs of blind and partially sighted people in both work and social situations. The training typically includes: low vision awareness, sighted guide techniques and demonstration, eye conditions, communication skills, aids and equipment demonstrations, practical advice and guidance.
VIM provide vi awareness training to families and organisations.
Visual Impairment Awareness Training tailored to your business needs.