The READ Initiative in partnership with the Rick Hansen Foundation is proud to offer the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) Training, as part of the Accessibility Certification program (RHFAC). With its long established leadership in accessibility and extensive expertise in the field, Carleton University is an ideal host institution for the RHFAC Training Course. Please review the detailed information below.
Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm (:30 min lunch)
Duration: 48 hours (7 days)
Tuition Fee: $1,497.25
Instructor: Matthew Cole, BA (Law), BSW, MPNL
Who should take this course?
|People who wish to become RHFAC Professionals or those who wish to simply apply the skills in their current role. It is recommended for professionals who are involved in assessing, designing, constructing, commissioning, or maintaining buildings or their surroundings or have related experience. They would include Architects, Engineers, Developers, Municipal Planners, Consultants, Builders, Contractors, Interior Designers, Building Code Specialists, Policymakers, Building Inspectors, Auditors or Assessors.|
Individuals with a background in disability / accessibility issues and advanced knowledge of issues regarding the built environment will also be considered.
You should possess a high level of proficiency with computer systems and programs, including MS Excel, as well as solid written and verbal communication skills.
|Evaluation||Full attendance and an assignment (case study)|
|Credential||Statement of Completion or official transcript|
|Course Description||One in five Canadians has a disability and with our aging population, the need for increased accessibility in our communities continues to grow. Be at the forefront of Canada’s growing accessibility movement with Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™ (RHFAC) Training. Using a comprehensive national rating system, RHFAC measures meaningful accessibility from the perspective of those with mobility, vision and hearing disabilities, and promotes increased access through the adoption of Universal Design principles.
This course teaches individuals how to use the RHFAC methodology to rate buildings on their level of meaningful access. Upon successful completion and passing the subsequent RHFAC Professional exam, individuals will obtain their RHFAC Professional designation, qualifying them to conduct RHFAC ratings.
|Course Outcomes||Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
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call: 613-520-2600 ext. 7323 (READ)