Online Deaf and Hearing Loss Awareness Training in the UK


At Visualise Training and Consultancy, we understand that when someone is deaf or has hearing loss, it changes their communication needs and their ability to distinguish certain sounds. This never diminishes their value or capability to perform highly skilled tasks within the workplace. Our Online Deaf Awareness Training e-learning package is designed to entertain, inform, and educate, ensuring your team is equipped to interact confidently and respectfully with individuals who have hearing impairments.

The Growing Need for Deaf Awareness

Even mild to moderate hearing impairment can significantly impact a person’s life. According to The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), there are currently 12 million people with hearing loss in the UK, a number expected to rise to 14.2 million by 2035. Partial hearing loss in adults and children is increasing, making deaf awareness training more crucial than ever.

Confidence Through Knowledge

Deaf Awareness Training is essential for any business committed to workplace inclusivity. Our e-learning course will provide you with the knowledge needed to comply with UK equality legislation and to support your colleagues and customers effectively.

Expertly Designed by Philip Hilton

This course has been created by Philip Hilton, an award-winning deaf writer and blogger with both lived and professional experience of deafness. Diagnosed as deaf in 2017, Phil has become a prominent voice for the deaf community, winning Hearing Like Me’s Writer of the Year 2021 and serving as a Brand Ambassador for Phonak. His insights and expertise form the backbone of this comprehensive training programme.

Benefits of the Online Deaf Awareness Course

  1. Introduction, Meet Your Presenters, Facts, and Myths Quiz: Start with an engaging introduction and a quiz to debunk common myths.
  2. Identifying Hearing Problems: Learn how to recognise signs of hearing loss.
  3. Types of Hearing Loss: Understand the different types of hearing impairment.
  4. The Emotional Impact of Losing Your Hearing: Explore the emotional challenges associated with hearing loss.
  5. Correct Terminology and Living with Hearing Impairment: Use appropriate language and learn about the daily lives of people with hearing impairments.
  6. Hearing Loss in the Workplace: Discover best practises for supporting colleagues with hearing loss.
  7. Assisted Technology and Communication: Get to know the technologies that aid communication for those with hearing loss.
  8. Tinnitus: Understand tinnitus and its impact on individuals.
  9. Take-Home Messages and Useful Links: Summarise key points and access additional resources.
  10. Congratulations!: Complete the course and celebrate your new skills.

Certification and CPD

Upon completing the course, you can download a personalised certificate of completion, which can be used as part of your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Cost and Duration

The course is priced at £30 + VAT per learner and takes approximately one and a half hours to complete. We also offer the option to integrate the course into your Learning Management System (LMS). Please contact us for more details and to obtain a quotation.

Enrol Today

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or need more information, please call us at 07472 305268 or email us at [email protected].