Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Training BLDG 9294 Email to a Friend One in five Canadians has a disability and, with our aging population, the need for increased accessibility in our communities continues to grow. Be at the forefront of Canada’s growing accessibility movement with Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification (RHFAC) Training. Using a comprehensive national rating system, RHFAC measures meaningful accessibility from the perspective of those with mobility, vision and hearing disabilities and promotes increased access through the adoption of universal design principles. George Brown College Continuing Education has been recognized by the Rick Hansen Foundation as a provider of the RHFAC Training course, which teaches individuals how to use the RHFAC methodology to rate buildings on their level of meaningful access. Note(s) Course Delivery Method: Each course section (CRN) runs for eight non-consecutive days (four consecutive days followed by a week off followed by four more consecutive days). Make sure you review all the dates that appear within the relevant CRN box before you register. Course Essentials: You will be required to have your own laptop and measuring tape as well as a cell phone or camera to take pictures. RHFAC Professional Designation: Passing this course is the first step towards gaining the knowledge and skills required to deliver RHFAC ratings. (For more information, visit the Become Accessible web page of the Rick Hansen Foundation website.) In order to acquire the RHFAC professional designation, you must do the following: Pass this course. This requires a minimum of 80% classroom attendance and successful completion of the course assignment (case study). Pass the RHFAC Professional Exam developed by the Rick Hansen Foundation and facilitated by CSA Group. Note that this exam is not administered as part of this course. Prerequisite(s) You must have a diploma of technology in architecture, engineering, urban planning, interior design or a related program; or you must have a Journeyman Certificate of Qualification in a designated trade related to building construction; or you must be an engineer or be eligible for registration as an engineer; or you must be an architect or be eligible for registration as an architect; or you must have a minimum of five years of experience related to accessibility in the built environment. Recommendation(s) You will have the most success in this course if you already have a high level of proficiency with computer systems and programs (including Microsoft Excel) as well as solid written and verbal communication skills. Contact Information 416-415-5000, ext. 6624 email@example.com Course Section(s) Available There are no classes currently scheduled for this course. For more information about future offerings, use the contact information listed above. Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.