Hands Free Computing was established in 1997 and specialises in supporting people with disabilities and Neurodiversities in their workplace by providing Assistive Technology    software, hardware, coaching and training both in-person or online.

Hands Free Computing’s mission statement of “Harnessing the power of the latest technology to remove barriers, enabling efficient and accessible means of communication to everyone” really echoes through everything the company does.

CPD activities

  • Disability Awareness Course (DAC) – the online course has been designed to help businesses become more disability aware.  DAC includes 10 modules, totalling to approximately 5 hours of learning. The course has been designed to be flexible for the learner, allowing them to undertake it at their own pace.  Completion of DAC provides a CPD accreditation and enables learners to become more Disability Confident.
  • Workplace Assessor Course (WAC) – the online course has been designed to support holistic assessors as well as help employers become more confident when working with, or employing people with disabilities. The course includes 9 modules, totalling to approximately 11 hours of learning. The course has been designed to be flexible for the learner, allowing them to undertake it at their own pace.  Completion of WAC provides a CPD accreditation and increases the learner’s knowledge around disabilities as well as the reasonable adjustments that can be put in place to support disabled employees in the workplace.

Who should attend?

  • Disability Awareness Course (DAC) – This course can be undertaken by a wide-ranging audience. Some of these include; Line Managers, Team Leaders & colleagues of disabled individuals, HR Professionals, Occupational Health Professionals, Disability Advisors and Work Coaches.
  • Workplace Assessor Course (WAC) – This course is aimed at; Workplace Needs Assessors, Disability focussed HR Professionals, Occupational Health Professionals & Disability Advisors.

Further Information:
https://www.hands-free.co.uk/