There are millions of Canadians living with some form of a mobility, hearing or vision disability, and they often struggle with barriers to accessibility in schools, offices or libraries.
This foundational exam is designed for professionals looking to become a qualified assessor with the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification program.
The exam aims to provide interested candidates with the necessary knowledge on relevant legislation & regulations, guidance on how to incorporate inclusive design principles into an assessment and guidance on how to communicate findings to clients.Learning Objectives
Explain the impact of the social and physical environment on people with disabilities
Effectively integrate relevant legislation, regulations and standards when planning and executing an assessment
Integrate inclusive design principles and standards when planning and executing an assessment
Interpret and navigate a set of construction drawings
Communicate and support assessment findings to clients, reflecting compliance and gaps related to relevant human rights and accessibility legislation, regulations and inclusive standards
Prepare a formal recommendation report of the assessment findings reflecting compliance and gaps related to relevant human rights and accessibility legislation, regulations, and Universal (Inclusive) design standardsWho Should Use It?
- City planners
- General contractors
- Anyone interested in becoming a qualified Assessor with the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification program