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Introduction to DDA Design and Audits Course

Making locations more acessible for all users

Making locations accessible for all users, whether it be those with disabilities, who have mobility issues, are elderly, is being seen as increasingly important worldwide, and is in fact law in many countries. In this course you will gain a strong understanding of how to understand how to make a location accessible friendly, and how to audit a location.

This course is for you if you:

  • manage a location and need to understand how to make the location suitable for all users.
  • want to become a DDA auditor (check locations for disability compliance in respect of wayfinding).
  • are looking to improve your knowledge and understanding on accessible environments.

If you are unsure if this training course is suitable for you, please feel free to email us at [email protected] or use our contact form.


Aims and Objectives

1.Help you to understand what an access audit is, especially in relation to the old Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and to the Equality Act 2010.
2.Help you to understand what reasonable adjustments are and what changes can be made.

3. Provide you with an appreciation of what to look for in accessible audits and how to make locations more environmentally accessible.


Your Instructor


Dr Paul Symonds
Dr Paul Symonds

Paul has a PhD in Wayfinding and has provided wayfinding consultancy for a number of locations including international airports, bay trails, university campuses and hospitals. Paul also runs TravelWayfinding.com.


"Another extremely useful course. A key subject area for the signage industry also and one that I recommend to you!" - James Townsend, UK Sales Manager, SignsExpress.co.uk

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Does this course come with a certificate?
Yes. A certificate is included at the end of the course. You can download it or if you need your name electronically printed on it you can email for a free certificate to be sent digitally to you. Full information is inside the course regards the course completion certificate.
Is this course certified?
This DDA course is certified by https://cpdcertify.com and you can view the Advisory panel here: https://cpdcertify.com/advisory-panel/ - The panel have over 100 years of training end educational teaching experience between them and include 4 Doctors (with PhD's).

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