ADA Standards for Accessible Designs: 6 PDH
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law intended to protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination in employment, government services and programs, transportation, public accommodations, and telecommunications. The ADA covers a wide range of legal and regulatory issues with regard to Americans with disabilities. This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines), with which engineers and architects need to comply when working on new constructions or alterations of existing structures.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines
- General instructions and definitions
- Technical specifications and requirements on elements and spaces
- Specific requirements for restaurants
- Specific requirements for cafeterias
- Specific requirements for medical facilities
- Specific requirements for business facilities
- Specific requirements for lodging facilities
- Specific requirements for libraries
- Specific requirements for transportation facilities
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.