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Deaf Awareness Training

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.


Course Provider

Social Care Consultants


  • Sessions focus on the common problems faced by deaf and hard of hearing people and how to address them.  It includes effective communication techniques to use with people who have a hearing loss.
  • Describe the different types of deafness and the problems caused by hearing loss
  • Identify behaviours which can suggest that someone may be Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise some basic ways of improving communication with deaf people
  • Describe the range of barriers which may impact on deaf people
  • Identify the range, benefits and limitations of technical aids that are available
  • Spell some basic words using finger spelling 




There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses



  • Email:
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA


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