Accessibility and the Great Outdoors Workshop

 25 Sep 2019

This free training is aimed at developers, managers, planners and designers of publicly accessible Great Outdoors facilities and amenities in Ireland including those responsible for:

  • Site and landscape management, planning, development and upgrade
  • Online information pertaining to outdoor sites and their access 
  • On-site display information and way-finding 

The training is designed to give an overview of the best practice outlined in Great Outdoors, A Guide for Accessibility and a foundation understanding of how to approach implementation of the guiding principles and recommendations of this document. It will cover use of the Self Assessment Checklist (auditing tool) and the preparation of an Access Improvement Plan for your amenity.  

The guidance is relevant to all publicly accessible outdoor landscapes including high and lowland areas, parks, national parks, boglands, forests and forest parks, greenways, waterways and beaches and their associated amenities and facilities. 

Accessibility and the Great Outdoors Workshop:   

9.00am – 9.30am: Registration   

9.30am – 1.30 pm: Indoor Training      

Part 1:  Disability Awareness       

Part 2:  The Guidance    

2.30pm – 4.00pm:  Training - Group Practical      

Part 3:  Use of Self Assessment Checklist