Ability Focus is a recognised CPD accredited disability training provider and a member of the leading independent CPD organisation in Ireland and the UK - The CPD Certification Service. Our Disability Awareness Training Programmes are the first disability equality programmes of their kind in Ireland to be accredited, having passed the rigorous academic review process implemented by the CPD Certification Service Assessment Team.
All who attend our disability awareness/disability equality training programmes will be participating in training which is both certified and accredited. For members of professional networks requiring CPD credits/points, attendance at our Disability Awareness Training can be considered towards your yearly credit total with the permission of your network.
All participants who register the programme for CPD credits will receive a CPD Certificate. All other participants will receive accredited certification on request.
The Learning & Development Institute (L&DI) formerly known as the Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD), founded in 1969, is the non-profit professional body representing the Learning & Development profession in Ireland. Leading the learning & development profession, the L&DI encourages excellence to develop both organisations and individuals in driving best practice standards. Over 2,000 L&DI members work in business, industry, consultancy, voluntary, community, education and the public sector.
The purpose of the L&DI Endorsement Awards is to provide professional body recognition and validation for programmes and development initiatives which demonstrate excellence, best practice and innovation in the field of learning & development.
To secure L&DI endorsement, programmes must adhere to strict criterion, demonstrating market leading innovation and in-depth knowledge of the relevant subject while ensuring an exceptional learning experience for participants.
Programmes are comprehensively reviewed by the L&DI and formally confirmed by the L&DI Academic Director.
Having completed a comprehensive review of our Live Online Disability Awareness Training Programmes, the Learning & Development Institute offered Ability Focus an Official Endorsement Award.
External endorsement of our live online disability equality programmes and professional body validation distinguishes our online disability training programmes as market leading initiatives.
These are the only Live Online Disability Awareness Training Programmes in Ireland to have external professional body endorsement.
Statement of Endorsement from the L&DI:
'L&DI, as the professional body for learning and development in Ireland, is delighted to endorse the Ability Focus 'Live Online Disability Awareness Training Programme'. The strength of the approach to building this programme demonstrates excellence, best practice and innovation in the development of disability awareness training. The inclusion of an innovative delivery methodology through the live online training platform, demonstrates a contemporary and skilled approach to delivering this disability awareness programme. This industry leading programme includes peer learning, knowledge sharing, and a professional presentation style which will successfully support participants to increase overall awareness of disability. We are confident that on successful completion of this programme participants will demonstrate a greater understanding of key topics relating to effective disability awareness.'
Learning & Development Institute (L&DI), January 2023