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Disability Awareness in the Workplace

This is a highly interactive workshop lasting 3 hours.

Who is the course for?

It is aimed at staff, managers and HR professionals.


  • Recognise visible and hidden disabilities and ensure delegates feel more disability aware and confident.

Workshop Content

  • Welcome, introduction
  • What is meant by disability
  • What is meant by reasonable adjustments with examples and case studies
  • Managing disability in the workplace
  • Managing mental health and unconscious bias
  • Practical hints, etiquette and tips
  • Specific questions or case studies

During the workshop, we will be showing some video clips and there will be facilitated discussions and activities around the issues identified.

We will be including a disability handout for all delegates, with hints and tips on managing disability in the workplace.


Sally Baker has worked in the field of diversity in both the private and public sector. She has held senior roles in corporate organisations, has been consulting on diversity for over 18 years and is regarded as senior in her field. She has been recognized for her work in diversity and was made a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD in 2005.

Certification and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and can be counted as 9 CPD points.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to those who complete this course.

We evaluate all of our training events, to make sure that we maintain a high quality of training.


Society members - £100 + VAT
Staff and members of Member Organisations, staff of SCAS members and staff of HUBS members - £200 +VAT
Non-members - £400 + VAT

Non-members who have completed a membership application and made payment can also benefit from the discounted member rate.

Group-booking discounts of up to 10% are now available, for Members and Member Organisations who would like to send four or more of their staff on this course. If you would like to make a group booking please contact our training officer.


For further information about the course please contact our training officer.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation with over 10 working days' notice = 100% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with 5-10 working days' notice = 50% refund, less 25% admin fee
Cancellation with less than 5 working days' notice = 0% refund

The Royal Society of Biology reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training event up to 10 working days before the event is due to take place. A full refund will be issued.

If the Royal Society of Biology is required to cancel or reschedule a training event with under 10 working days' notice due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued and 50% of attendee pre-paid travel will be compensated.