GCL Training:
Delivering and Maintaining Inclusive Spaces for All

Facilities Management meeting

Successful organisations are accessible and inclusive organisations that ensure everyone feels included in the way that they develop ideas, engage with people, and provide goods and services. Ensuring that places and spaces are designed, built and maintained for all is a critical element in achieving this.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for Estate Managers, Building Managers, Facility Managers and anyone responsible for ensuring organisational spaces and places are as accessible and inclusive as possible.

Course overview

This 3.5-hour interactive session will look at how those responsible for places and spaces can champion and embed inclusive design principles and ensure a methodical approach to delivering and sustaining inclusive environments.

The session will explore:

  • Key terms and principles around Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Design
  • The moral/ethical, legal/reputational and business case for inclusive environments and why they are critical to organisational development and success
  • The legislative, statutory/non-statutory, regulatory and best practice landscapes and how they fit together
  • Roles, responsibilities and getting the governance right
  • The key stages of inclusive design in the environment and delivery e.g., RIBA Plan of Works and the Inclusive Design Overlay
  • Safe Systems of Work (SSOW), Method Statements and the role of facility management in championing and maintaining inclusive environments
  • The inclusive spaces and places toolkit and what good looks like
  • Next steps and success criteria

What will I gain?

By the end of the course delegates will have a greater understanding of:-

  • What inclusive design is and its importance in achieving an accessible and inclusive environment
  • The inclusive design statutory and regulatory framework and how it all fits together
  • The inclusive design toolkit and how to use these tools effectively and appropriately
  • What good looks like

Our training style

The training is designed to inspire, encourage, motivate, and support both personal and organisational development. Goss Consultancy Ltd (GCL) prides itself on a training style that is highly informative, interactive, engaging and fun.

Quality assurance and accreditation

This course is ISO 9001 quality assured and CPD accredited.
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What our delegates say

'I loved this session. It was the perfect mix of building management subject matter and Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Design.'

'It really helped me to understand the what, when, why and who roadmap in ensuring that inclusive design principles and practices are embedded throughout the property management process.'

'The course will really help me to apply inclusive design principles across our entire estate management strategy and work with all our partners and stakeholders to ensure that everywhere we are as an organisation, is for everyone.'

'Thanks for a great course, insight and knowledge sharing.'

About the trainer

All GCL trainers have at least 10 years' experience supporting organisations to devise, develop and implement their equality, diversity and inclusion strategies with a focus on supporting positive change management, adding value and ensuring sustainability.