Toucan Diversity Training

Because Equality Matters

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Covid-19 Important Notice

Toucan Diversity Training has suspended all face-to-face training sessions during this pandemic.  We are working on moving all our training sessions to virtual training. 

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Our Story

Toucan Diversity Training

Toucan Diversity Training Ltd is a not-for-profit organisation that provides equality training in order to promote social inclusion for disabled people. We are an award-winning, user-led social enterprise based in Portsmouth. 

Our training is designed and delivered by our team of accredited trainers who all have first-hand experience of a disability. 

Employees at all levels of your organisation probably need to be better informed about disability, including the practical issues that might arise.

Disability Equality Training will extend their understanding and
help them capitalise on the value that disabled customers and employees bring.

For more information and fees please get in touch.

 

Sally Phillips at the top of the Spinnaker Tower preparing to abseil

meet Our amazing trainers

About our training Team

Our training is designed and delivered by an accredited team of trainers who all have lived experiences of a disability. They are accredited to Level 3 in Education and Training. Our trainers will help your staff gain the confidence and awareness to work with and assist your disabled staff members or clients effectively. 

Disability Equality Training

20% of the UK population has some kind of impairment.  Disability equality training is therefore, vital for anyone working in any industry.  Our trainers will help you to make practical changes to ensure all people are included and treated equally 

Disability Awareness Training

Toucan Diversity currently offer disability awareness training on various impairments, including visual impairment, autism and Invisible Impairment. Our awareness sessions are facilitated by accredited trainers, who have direct and personal experience of the impairment they focus on.

Autism Awareness Training

About 700,000 people in the UK live with autism. This will include your employees, colleagues, customers, pupils and service users. Our training aims to give participants a basic understanding of how people with autism relate to the world around them.

Visual Impairment Training

In the UK, almost 2 million people are living with sight loss. Of these, around 360,000 are registered blind or partially sighted. This will include your employees, colleagues, customers, pupils or service users.

Invisible Disability Awareness

Invisible disabilities are impairments that are not immediately physically visible. It is estimated that around 80% of the UK’s disabled population have invisible disabilities. This training aims to…

Inclusive Employment

Disabled people face discrimination when looking for employment. Though there have been improvements, disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed than non-disabled people. Disabled people who find a job are likely to be paid less than….

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Dave Small University of Portsmouth, Equality & Diversity Manager

“We are very pleased to be working with Toucan Diversity Training in the delivery of our disability awareness training to staff. The Toucan team are highly professional and knowledgeable in this area and the feedback from the staff attending has been very positive, rating highly both the delivery and content of the training provided.”

 

Jay Wood Guest Services Manager, Gunwharf Quays

“After attending the Toucan Diversity training at the Gunwharf Quays Academy, I left with a better understanding of the current situations and difficulties that people with disabilities face every day of their lives. The training was extremely thorough and the Trainers were professional in explaining the information and I left feeling motivated to improve the accessibility across our shopping centres. I would highly recommend the training to all employees in any business.”

Clair Lawrence, General Manager, Otakar Kraus Music Trust

A great training session run by young people who are able to share their experience first-hand. It reminded me of how attitudes and approaches to disability have changed only relatively recently, and that there is still a long way to go to having a really inclusive society. I will strive to make this happen as much as I can.

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