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Sight Loss Awareness Training

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


FREE Sight Loss Awareness Training

If you know anyone who is living with sight loss and you would like to know the best ways to communicate with and guide a blind or partially sighted person, or you would like to know more about eye conditions and their impact, then Beacon can help!

Beacon’s Sight Loss Awareness Training offers a friendly and informal training session that will enable you to:

  • Learn how to safely guide a person with sight loss appropriately, negotiating stairs, doors and chairs.
  • Experience what it’s like to be visually impaired using simulation specs
  • Gain information about aids and equipment that can help visually impaired people
  • Gain an understanding of the most common eye conditions
  • Learn the importance of eye health
  • Understand the emotional impact of sight loss
  • Know more about the services Beacon offer to people living with sight loss

You will gain confidence to better assist and support people living with sight loss, as well as a certificate upon completion of the session.

Training is open to both individuals and groups.

These sessions are completely FREE and take place at the Beacon Centre, Wolverhampton Road East, WV4 6AZ. Available dates/times are:

  Morning Afternoon Evening
Thursday 30th January 9.30am – 12.30pm    
Wednesday 26th February 9.30am –  12.30pm    
Thursday 26th March 9.30am – 12.30pm    

Call us on 01902 880 111 to book your place or download a booking form here.


January 30
9:30 am - 12:30 pm