AHEAD: Association for Higher Education Access & Disability
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Workplace Needs Assessments

The Why and How 

The WAM Programme at AHEAD are running a free training webinar aimed at current WAM employers and potential WAM employers.

When: April 22nd 2020

Time: 11.30am – 1pm

Where:  Online Zoom Webinar 

The WAM Programme is the transition to employment initiative of AHEAD. It offers graduates with disabilities the benefit of a minimum 6 month, paid and mentored work placement (internship) with high profile employers. WAM was established in 2005 and to date have placed over 470 graduates with both private and public sector employers.

Event information

When a WAM graduate is successfully placed within an organisation, a systematic workplace needs assessment is carried out by an AHEAD needs assessor. The needs assessment makes recommendations to the employer what workplace supports should be put in place, including any health and safety requirements and additional information.

This webinar will cover the following;

  • What is a needs assessment and what does the law say?
  • Tips on how to conduct a needs assessment
  • Examples of needs assessments
  • The Employer Perspective
  • The Graduate Perspective

You must register in advance for this webinar. As registration is invite only, a member of the WAM team will approve your registration to ensure that you are on our invite list.

Registration will close 24 hours prior to the webinar.

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