Kitchen & Bathroom Design for all Ages & Abilities

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 including the elderly, disabled and for all ages and abilities.


Delivery and Duration

Online and self paced – 6 weeks is recommended, allowing 3-4 hours per week. (Once you have commenced you have 3 months to complete the course).

Cost inc GST



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
Learning Resources

Online and downloadable

Student Resources

Computer with Microsoft Office or equivalent
High speed internet connection
General stationary items including pens, pencils, notebook, ruler and tape measure are recommended


Experienced and qualified designers with broad skills and knowledge in design and the home improvement sector

Support and advice

Phone and email throughout the course

Projects and feedback

Trainers will give written feedback, which may include general guidance and industry tips and tricks


Anytime. We will contact you within 1 business day of registration to organise access to course resources

Certificate of participation

Available for all students who submit a project

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