Training

Definition: Training is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.

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Computer training - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

Fully trained volunteers provide training in basic computer skills, touch typing, use of email and the internet, on a one-to-one basis.
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Computer training - (Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society))Service

Bridgevis provide computer training and computer drop in sessions for members at Bridgend College.
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RNC Work Ready Programme - (Royal National College for the Blind (RNC))Service

The Work Ready programme provides tailored, flexible, industry-based training to increase your employment prospects. RNC's specialist expertise and personalised approach allows them to provide the training that is right for you. Programmes last from 6 to 26 weeks and are delivered and supported by industry professionals in real working environments with employment outcomes. The length of your programme will vary according to your needs and the employment pathway you select.
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IT training - (British Computer Association of the Blind (BCAB))Service

BCAB holds training and events for blind and partially sighted people who are members. Our tutorials, training initiatives and introductory workshops include something for people of all skill levels. BCAB also provides networking opportunities for members.
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IT Training from UCanDoIT - (UCanDoIT)Service

IT training for disabled people, with the emphasis on internet and email skills. Training is given on a one to one basis in your own home and on your own computer. You arrange lesson times with your tutor - this can be in the evenings or at weekends. You first have an assessment with your tutor, then you will have 10 sessions which last between 1½ to 2 hours each - usually one lesson a week. Your tutor will also come back to see you 9 months after your course has ended to check progress.
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VI Awareness Training - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

Advice and training which will help raise awareness of the needs of blind and partially sighted people in both work and social situations. The training typically includes: low vision awareness, sighted guide techniques and demonstration, eye conditions, communication skills, aids and equipment demonstrations, practical advice and guidance.
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Sight Cymru Training - (Sight Cymru)Service

Qualified staff to provide awareness training to volunteers, carers, nursing staff, GPs, businesses etc. A course that shows you how to understand the perspective of a vision impaired person and how to approach, guide and leave a vision impaired person.
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Specialist Worker Training - (Sight Cymru)Service

Professional training aimed at Rehabilitation officers, Social workers, nursing staff, Optometrists etc. Includes talks from specialist consultants on a variety of eye related topics and networking opportunities.
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VI awareness training - (Visual Impairment Merthyr (VIM))Service

VIM provide vi awareness training to families and organisations.
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Online training for healthcare professionals - (Macular Society)Service

The Macular Society is developing a range of online training modules which will give healthcare professionals a greater understanding of central vision loss.
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NWSB Finding Your Feet - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

A training scheme created by people with sight loss to help their peers gain skills to meet life's everyday challenges, from going out shopping to tips on using transport services. The course has been divided into five topics, all of which have been chosen by people with sight loss. Participants can attend as many days as they choose. The topics cover: Money Management, Travelling, Shopping, Information Technology and Digital Inclusion.
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Visual Impairment Awareness Training - (Visualise Training and Consultancy)Service

In-house Visual Impairment Awareness Training tailored to your business needs.
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Disability Equality Training - (Disability Wales)Service

DW's Disability Equality Training module will provide you with an understanding of the Social Model of Disability and barriers faced by disabled people. They offer bespoke training and can tailor the module to your organisation.
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Disability Equality Training (Arts) - (Disability Arts Cymru)Service

Organisations participating in Disability Equality Training will be able to: demonstrate recognition of their accountability to disabled people; understand the implications of the Equality Act, particularly the disability provisions, and it’s relevance to arts provision in Wales devise an appropriate and realistic format for effective action planning; work towards best practice in inclusion and accessibility.
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Disability Awareness Training - (Alison John & Associates Ltd.)Service

Through disability awareness training you will be able to fully understand the difference between disability and impairment, and how to apply this in a working environment. The aim of this disability awareness training course is to give individuals and organisations the time and opportunity to look at disability from a different perspective.
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Disability Awareness Training - (Accessible Wales)Service

Accessible Wales flagship training course is an Introduction to Disability Awareness which is a program of informal but professional training courses. This course is aimed at addressing day to day issues relating to disability within the workplace.
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Sensory Awareness Training - (Wales Council for Deaf People)Service

Our Sensory Loss Awareness training is primarily aimed at people likely to come into contact with people with sensory loss within their working lives. The aim being to improve their awareness of the difficulties and barriers people with sensory loss encounter interacting within unfamiliar environments where communication and other difficulties are often experienced.
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i2i Creative Learning - (UCAN Productions)Service

UCAN has taken vision awareness training to medical settings, public and private companies, schools, trade unions and youth organisations in the UK and abroad. It is conducted by young disabled people and takes a unique approach to challenging public perceptions and attitudes towards sight loss.
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VI Awareness Training - (Vision Support)Service

VI Awareness Training covering North-East Wales delivered by the regional society for blind people for the area.
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VI Awareness Training - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

CIB offer a basic vision awareness training course which includes sighted guiding training, covers basic eye conditions, as well as demonstration of the use of products. It takes place in their HQ in Womanby Street, Cardiff.
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Access Design training - (Access Design Solutions)Service

Access Design Solutions provides training in the design, development, management, and operation of the built environment and transport services.
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Vocaleyes Awareness Training - (Vocaleyes)Service

Courses for museum staff to develop and deliver live descriptive tours. Visual awareness and guiding training.
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The Accessible Friends Network - (The Accessible Friends Network)Service

The Accessible Friends Network (TAFN) is a national independent UK charity providing social networking, computer technical support, training and entertainment via the internet. It is a user-led voluntary group run for and by vi people which uses email, the internet, voice conferencing and other resources to improve the quality of life for vi people and their partners by networking. Events, which are moderated, include quizzes, musical theme nights, jazz club, & computer skills workshops.
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Independent living support - (Cil de Gwynedd)Service

Provides support to encourage independent living for disabled people. Independent Support Officers provide support throughout the process, including recruitment, management, training and payroll setup. The Support Officers at CIL provide an ongoing support service once everything is set up.
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Grants from RBS - (Royal Blind Society)Service

Grants can be made to blind & vi people on low incomes. Examples of how they can be used are: IT equipment; reading and literacy aids ; to help pay household bills; to fund work-related training; to buy specialist medical equipment such as thick-lens spectacles; to provide daily living aids such as a washing machine with Braille controls; to meet emergencies and unforeseen needs.
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Grants from VI Breconshire - (Visual Impairment Breconshire)Service

Grants are offered to anyone with a permanent and uncorrectable eye condition, living in Breconshire to help pay for equipment, services, training, education and experiences (such as holidays). Applications are welcome from the visually impaired, their families and carers.
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Dr. Rhydian James Grant Fund - (North Wales Society for the Blind)Service

A grant to empower and enable future generations of people who are blind and partially sighted to reach their goals and fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be. Applicants in receipt of means-tested benefits will be given priority. They are happy to consider applications for specialist software, equipment and specialist training in the use of access technology.
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Gwent Mobility specialist - (Gwent Visual Impairment Service (GVIS))Service

GVIS provides five local authorities with staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Ann Tansley.
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Bridgend Mobility specialist - (Bridgend CBC Education Department)Service

Bridgend CBC has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Helen Jenkins.
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Cardiff Mobility specialist - (Cardiff Council Education Department)Service

Cardiff Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Roberta Veryard.
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Carmarthenshire Mobility specialist - (Carmarthenshire Education Department)Service

Carmarthenshire Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Gareth Morgans.
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Conwy Mobility specialist - (Conwy Education Department)Service

Conwy Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Steve Boothby.
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Denbighshire Mobility specialist - (Denbighshire Education Department)Service

Denbighshire Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Paul Montgomery.
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Mobility Specialist - (Flintshire CC Learning Inclusion Service)Service

Flintshire Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Anne Noden.
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Merthyr Tydfil Mobility specialist - (Merthyr Tydfil Education Department)Service

Merthyr Tydfil Council as a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Lisa Beattie.
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NPT Mobility specialist - (Neath Port Talbot Education Department)Service

NPT Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Martha Rees.
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RCT Mobility specialist - (Rhondda Cynon Taf Education Department)Service

RCT Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Sharon Phillips.
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Swansea Mobility Specialist - (Swansea Council Education Department)Service

Swansea Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Cherrie Neal.
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Vale of Glamorgan Mobility specialist - (Vale of Glamorgan Education Department)Service

Vale of Glamorgan Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Helen Davies
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Wrexham Mobility specialist - (Wrexham Education Department)Service

Wrexham Council has a member of staff qualified to provide mobility training to vi children in a school environment. The contact is Graham Edwards.
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EYE CAN - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Eye Can aims to provide social groups and activities for young visually impaired people, and to give them specialist support in a wide variety of areas including sight loss, health, education and training. The project is also providing workshops to local schools and colleges so that they are able to promote the service to their visually impaired students.
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Local Minds - (Mind)Service

Local Minds support over 370,000 people across England and Wales. Their services include talking therapies, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, employment and training schemes, counselling and befriending. Each local Mind is an independent charity run by local people, for local people. They are responsible for their own funding and services. Mind Cymru works together in partnership with local Minds.
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Sense Usher Service - (Sense UK)Service

The Sense Usher Service specialises in the field of Usher syndrome and supports people with Usher, their families and professionals. Support covers advice, assessments, training, mentoring and professional support.
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