1. Purpose

This policy aims to outline our organization’s processes and procedures to ensure clients with disabilities and physical or mental health conditions aren’t substantially disadvantaged during training or assessment when working towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certification.

2. Scope

This policy applies to everyone involved in our organization’s activities, including learners, educators, staff members, and other stakeholders.

3. Definition of Reasonable Adjustments

Reasonable adjustments refer to any actions taken that reduce or remove substantial disadvantages faced by individuals with disabilities or physical or mental health conditions. These could include but are not limited to, providing extra time for assessments, using accessible venues, or offering materials in alternative formats.

3.1 Requesting Reasonable Adjustments

Any individual who requires reasonable adjustments should request them from our Reasonable Adjustments Committee. The request should include details of the required adjustments and any supporting evidence, such as a medical report.

3.2 Assessment of Requests

Upon receipt of a request for reasonable adjustments, the Reasonable Adjustments Committee will assess the request, considering the individual’s needs and the potential impact on the integrity of the CPD certification.

3.3 Implementation of Reasonable Adjustments

Suppose a request for reasonable adjustments is approved. In that case, the Reasonable Adjustments Committee will coordinate the implementation of the adjustments and inform all relevant parties.

4. Confidentiality

All requests for reasonable adjustments and subsequent actions will be handled confidentially and by our Data Protection Policy.

5. Review

This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure it remains effective and compliant with current regulations.