Training and Education

Vision Sports Awareness Training

Duration: 1 Hour

Location: Online

Certified: Certificate of Attendance

Vision Sports Awareness Training is designed to educate coaches, volunteers and teachers on Vision Impairment and how small adaptations to sport and physical activity sessions can make a huge difference to the experience of the participant with a vision impairment.

Attendees will learn about the various types of Vision Impairment, basic techniques of sighted guide training and the importance of description and colour contrast when delivering a session.

Examples will be presented of various Blind and Vision Impaired sports and adapted equipment available. Attendees will also be informed of the various programmes available through Vision Sports Ireland.   

Dates for Vision Sports Awareness courses in 2022 are as follows.

  • Tuesday, 17th May at 7pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Tuesday, 26th July at 7pm
  • Tuesday, 27th September at 7pm
  • Tuesday, 22nd November at 7pm

Register your place on one of these courses NOW below.

Should you have any queries, please contact Sean Poland, Education Training and Participation Coordinator at



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