Free online courses

Our free online courses are quick and easy to do. You’ll be issued with a certificate of completion when you complete the course. 

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Introduction to Universal Design is suitable for anyone who has an interest in universal design and inclusive practice. Many people are familiar with the basics, but not everyone understands universal design in the same way. The course covers the classic definition and the 8 goals of universal design as well as stereotyping and diversity. The activities are fun to do and at the end you can print out your certificate of completion. The course is structured to take one hour. 

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Home Coming? Framing Housing Policy for the Future is designed to assist policy makers, urban planners, housing professionals and home builders. Home designers and homeowners will find it useful too. The course explores the issues and impact of applying universal design features in all new and extensively renovated homes. It gives a statistical context, discusses the economics of households, sustainability and housing affordability. The Livable Housing Design Guidelines are discussed in the context of drawing together the issues and solutions. The course is structured to take two hours.