International Day of People with Disability

Free Disability Confidence Training to build community inclusion

genU Training believes in the power of education to bring about positive change. That’s why this International Day of People with Disability on December 3, they’re offering their Increasing Disability Confidence digital credential FREE to all Australians.

Lisa Abbott, genU Training General Manager said the digital credential will play a small but important role in the growing movement toward greater inclusivity and equality in the community.

“In just over an hour, everyone in the community can enhance their understanding of the experiences of people with disability,” she said.

“People can learn respectful and inclusive language and communication skills and understand the importance of a person-centred approach when it comes to care and services.

“These skills are invaluable for building a more empathetic, inclusive and open-minded society.”

FREE Registration to the Increasing Disability Confidence training.

Approximately 4.4 million people live with disability across the country according to the Australian Network on Disability – that’s one in five people. This means we will all know someone living with an intellectual, physical, sensory or neurological disability.  

Yet, stereotypes and misconceptions are commonplace in the community, and unconscious bias can lead people to underestimate the abilities and talents of people with disability. Ultimately, this can limit people reaching their potential, an outcome we’re determined to change.

“The Increasing Disability Confidence digital credential will help people understand some of the experiences people with disability face every day, while challenging the stigma and misconceptions that often surround disabilities,” Lisa said. 

“It will give graduates the confidence to be welcoming and inclusive in their interactions, while role-modelling to others how we can better support the needs and abilities of people living with disability.” 

Upon completing the one hour training, individuals will receive a digital credential that they can proudly share with family, friends, and colleagues online.

Why should you participate?

By increasing your understanding of disability and building confidence in using inclusive language and behaviour, you’re taking a significant step toward a more inclusive, empathetic, and diverse society.

Show Your Support

Disability_Confidence_Digital_BadgeParticipation is easy! Register on the genU Training website by 11.55pm Saturday 2 December 2023. 

Everyone who registers will be emailed a link to enrol in Increasing Disability Confidence free of charge.

The digital credential can be completed online at your own pace and will be available for 12 months from registration.

Register Now

*Registrations after 11.55pm on Saturday 2 December will incur a cost.