The Disability Awareness & Confidence Training (DACT) for Employment Service Providers (ESP) will prepare staff to confidently support people who have a disability. It explains the benefits of inclusive hiring practices and dispels the misconceptions and myths that frequently surround people who have a disability. This course will also prepare ESP staff to help employers onboard new employees who have a disability, with confidence.

Course Description

Learning objectives

  • The importance of language — an introduction to people-first terminology 
  • Dispelling myths that create biases and barriers 
  • Understanding disability:
    •  What it is 
    • What disability looks like in Canada — the facts 
    • Types of disabilities- an introduction to disabilities and a general overview of attributes  
  • Basic guidelines for supporting people who have a disability 
  • Understanding the Business Case for Hiring Inclusively
  • Creating and Supporting Inclusive Workplaces

Audience: This training is appropriate for employment service providers and any other human service organization staff who have minimal experience supporting people who have a disability.

Length:  Approximately 1.5 hours depending on user pace.

Certificate: A certificate will be available after you successfully complete the course and the evaluation.

Pricing Information

The ODEN Disability Awareness and Confidence Training for Employment Service Providers is offered with tiered pricing for those wishing to purchase multiple licenses. Please consult the table below for pricing details. When you click to register for the course, you will be directed to a form that will ask how many licenses you wish to purchase

Tier Level Price per Unit Number of Licenses
1 $44.25 ea. Up to 25
2 $40.00 ea. 26-50
3 $36.00 ea. 51-100
4 $32.50 ea. 101-150
5 $29.25 ea. 150-200
6 Please inquire. 201+

How To Register

Please complete the registration form below. You will be contacted within 2-business days for payment and instructions on accessing the course you have selected.

DACT For Employment Service Providers Registration