Skip to content

Your web browser is out of date.

We no longer support your browser. Please open our website in another browser, e.g. Google Chrome

The Ace Centre logo

Engineering Standards and Regulations in Assistive Technology UK/Europe

Engineering Standards and Regulations in Assistive Technology UK/Europe
An thumbnail for the post: Engineering Standards and Regulations in Assistive Technology UK/Europe

Engineering Standards and Regulations in Assistive Technology UK/Europe

From Ace Centre Learning

£30.00

  • Developing level
  • 17 places remaining
  • Runs on: 18/10/2022
  • Take this course online

Included in course bundles:

  • Computer Aided Design in Assistive Technology (CAD in AT)

    Learn the key engineering concepts and how they can be applied to AT and AAC.

    View bundle >

Local standards and regulations are important considerations when developing assistive technologies.  While they can appear extremely complex, in reality they may be simpler than you first think.

Course aim:

Complimenting our CAD in AT range of courses, this session will develop your knowledge of the assistive technology regulatory framework in the UK/EU and the applicable relevant British, European and International Standards. We will cover key pieces of regulation and the primary standards that apply.

You will learn:

  • How standards are developed and the standards hierarchy
  • Relevant British, European and international standards including ISO 13485 (Quality), BS EN 12182/BS EN ISO 21856 Assistive products and the standards covering specific types of assistive technology
  • The current and future regulatory framework in the UK and EU around Medical Devices
  • Consumer protection legislation
  • Testing
  • Contributing to standards development

Course includes:

A live, interactive webinar will be run using Microsoft Teams.

Suitable for:

The CAD in AT series has been developed for makers, designers, engineers and others involved in the development of assistive technologies.

Max 20 participants

IPAACKS competencies:

Management of Resources

  • Aware of legal and policy frameworks in reference to correct and safe use of AAC equipment (e.g. Medical Device Directives, Risk Assessments etc.)
  • Knowledge of how to create resources to support the safe use of AAC technology

Special requirements:

You will need to use Microsoft Teams for the live online training. You will need to access online resources and Ace Centre Learning using a web browser.

Cost: £30 This is an introductory offer

Time:

  • 18th October 2022, 13.30 – 16.30  UTC +1 (Live online study)

*All times shown are given in the UK timezone, on the date the course is run.

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign up to our free newsletter to get emails about our latest Ace Centre Learning courses and other news.

You can earn an Ace Centre Learning certificate when you complete any of our courses.

A certificate of attendance

Location

Online course

Take this course online

Start Date

Runs on specific date

18/10/2022

Course type

Engineering

An Ace Centre Learning course

Course level

Developing

Learn about course learning levels