Programme for

Programme for 

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Course Details

Deaf Awareness

Event Description

A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest. 


Content will include:

  • Causes, ranges, statistics and terminology about deafness
  • Effective communication lipspeaking and fingerspelling
  • Identifying problems and solutions to deaf and hard of hearing problems
  • Good and bad practice when dealing with people with disabilities
  • Issues around inclusion for people with deafness and hard of hearing people

Each delegate receives and RNID information pack, which includes fact sheets, finger spelling cards, etc.  After training has been completed a certificate of attendance will be issued by RNID. 

Aims/Aimed at


This course will enable staff to use basic communication skills and be aware of the needs of deaf and hard of hearing people when accessing services or opportunities within the University.  The sessions cover general issues around deafness, with a focus on the barriers and solutions in communicating with Deaf and hard of hearing people. 

Booking Information

Register for a course via Queen's Online: then click on iTrent training link in the list of services for staff

Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: No
Course Type(s): Supporting Staff and Students with a Disability
Staff Categories: All Staff
Keywords: Deaf, Deafness, Hearing, Sign Language

Course Contact Details

Name: Staff Training and Development Unit
Telephone: 6590/6601