Conduct a Streetscape or Activity Centre Access Audit

Duration: 2 days (2 months to complete all assignment material)
Investment: $1,300 no GST 
Delivery:  Webinar


Target Audience

This course is ideal for people who have responsibility for auditing, reviewing, planning, designing, managing or maintaining Streetscapes or Activity Centres (shopping and business precincts), as well as those who are required to provide advice to others regarding access issues in these areas.



The key elements of access to Streetscapes and Activity Centres including relevant legislation and Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 are incorporated. The principles of Universal Design are also explored. Using a wide variety of learning techniques including, discussion, photos, case studies and videos, as well as in class exercises, students learn how to undertake a comprehensive access audit of a Streetscape or Activity Centre and write an effective, easy to read audit report.
The nationally recognised course provides participants with a practical framework and tools for undertaking an access audit of a Streetscape of Activity Centre.


Key Learnings

  • Understand Access legislation relating to Streetscapes and Activity Centres
  • Understand the principles of Universal Design
  • Understand the differences between these
  • Learn how to undertake an access audit of a Streetscape or Activity Centre to meet both minimum compliance requirements and improved outcomes
  • Understand the use of tactile ground surface indicators in streetscapes
  • Learn how to use a comprehensive access audit checklist, report template and prepare an access audit report



Ms. Joe Manton, Director - Access Institute 
  • Fellow of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia 
  • Fellow of Leadership Victoria
  • Diploma of Access Consulting
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Joe established one of the first access consultancy companies in Australia, Access Audits Australia (AAA) in 1993 and subsequently developed Access Institute a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that delivers the only nationally recognised qualifications in access in Australia in both the Certificate IV and Diploma of Access Consulting.
Her work focuses on both legislated access requirements as well as Universal Design. 
Joe is also a past local government Director responsible for implementing access and inclusion strategies and policies relating to access to the built environment across many Councils Australia wide.
Joe has worked with the Australian Human Rights Commission in the development of the Guidelines for Footpath Trading and Dining Polices in Activity Centres and with many Councils in developing and implementing these policies.
She has undertaken access studies in Australia and the U.K. She is a qualified and Accredited Access Consultant and a Fellow of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA). 
Access Institute an award for the best Universal Access Consultant - Australia in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.


Additional Information

For further information about the content of this program or to enquire about having this program brought ‘In-House’ to your council or to a ‘Council Hub’ near you please contact LGA Training on 8224 2000 or at training@lga.sa.gov.au.
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