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Transport Operator Disability Awareness Training

Event Code TOP 20/2436
Event Description This half day course is aimed at transport staff working with children and vulnerable adults. The course seeks to provide staff with an awareness of disability issues and an overview of common medical conditions in order to be able to provide a safer and more comfortable journey for passengers.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Wednesday
4 November 2020
09:45 - 14:00Horsham - County Hall North/ParksideMain Conference Room£0£0£35
Subject areas Disability / Safeguarding
Target audience
Transport Operators
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
Trainers
Nicholas Thomas
tutors
Training objectives The aim of this course to improve service delivery and customer skills for drivers and passenger assistants transporting passengers with disabilities.

The course delivers its objectives from a customer perspective and focusses on a range of disabilities and epilepsy. It also delivers participants information on legislation and good practice on the transporting of wheelchairs, plus direction on the procedures for responding to and reporting medical incidents.