Kitchen & Bathroom Design For All Ages & Abilities

Kitchen & Bathroom Design For All Ages & Abilities

Online – flexible

About the course
This course is designed for:
  • interior designers
  • kitchen and bathroom designers
  • sales consultants and product specifiers
This course will create awareness of the design requirements to support livable housing and planning a kitchen and bathroom to cater for the unique requirements for the elderly and disabled.
Course duration and delivery
Duration: Self paced – 6 weeks is recommended, allowing 3-4 hours per week. (Once you have commenced you have 3 months to complete the course.)
Delivery: Online
Course Outline

Module 1: Livable Housing
  • Meeting the needs of all people
  • Relevance to a designer
  • Standards and guidelines

Module 2: Understanding disabilities
  • Physical
  • Age related
  • Vision Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Psychiatric disabilities or mental disorders

Module 3: Communicating and presenting information
  • Appropriate language
  • Physical impairment
  • Vision impairment
  • Hearing impairment
  • Intellectual impairment

Module 4: Designing for walking aids and wheelchairs
  • Accommodating walking aids
  • Accommodating wheelchairs

Module 5: Designing for particular needs
  • Vision and hearing impairment
  • Age related
  • Acquired Brain
  • Injury
  • Intellectual disabilities
Resources
Learner Resources: Upon course commencement you will receive access to electronic learner resources that have been developed by leading design professionals to provide a stimulating learning process.
Other Resources: You will need to have access to a computer with Microsoft Office or equivalent and a high speed internet connection. General stationary items including pens, pencils, notebook, ruler and tape measure are recommended.
Trainers
All trainers are experienced and qualified designers with broad skills and knowledge in design and the home improvement sector.
Projects and feedback
At the conclusion of the course, you complete a project and submit to your trainer for review. Your trainer will provide you with feedback to give guidance on aspects that are well executed and/or opportunities for development.
Support and advice
Our support team offer a range of options for assistance. You can make contact during business hours via phone, or email to log a request for assistance and guidance.
Dates

You can commence this course at any time. Once you have registered you will be contacted by your Course Coordinator within 2 business days provide you with access to your course resources, to allow you to get started.

Certificate of participation
All participants who complete and submit the project will receive a certificate of participation.
Cost
$330 (Inc GST)
Need more information?
If you require any further information regarding this course, please contact us and we would be happy to assist.

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