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Course Overview

This 2-day short course provides an overview of various aspects in adopting an inclusive approach to gain an appreciation to the Principles of Universal Design that are supported by the understanding of users’ needs, capabilities and challenges in the spatial and built environment. 


  1. Introduction to Universal Design
  2. Human Abilities
  3. Experiential Learning Journey
  4. Universal Design in Local Context
  5. Universal Design Strategies
  6. Universal Design Case Studies


The course will be broken down into 6 main sections which are introduced through series of lectures, practical hands on activities and group discussions which focus on achieving and sustaining an inclusive society in the built environment.

Who Should Attend

Developers, Facility Managers, Built Environment Practitioners

What You'll Learn


  • Understanding the definition of universal design
  • Understanding human abilities based on human diversity
  • Understanding the appreciation of users’ needs, capabilities and challenges
  • Understanding Universal Design in local context
  • Understanding how to adopt Universal Design Strategies
  • Understanding of Universal Design Case Studies





Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Accomplishment upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance and passed the assessments.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Intake 1: 22 & 23 September 2021

Mode of Learning: Face to Face

10 September 2021

2 Days
9.00am – 5.00pm


Intake 2: 6-7 October 2021

Mode of Learning: Face to Face

24 September 2021

2 Days
9.00am – 5.00pm


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming responses. Please write in to tsa_shortcourse@tp.edu.sg to be in the course waitlist for future intakes. 

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Course Fees
(w GST) 
Full Course Fee / Foreigner S$481.50
Singapore Citizen age 39 years and below S$144.45
Singapore Permanent Resident S$144.45
Singapore Citizen age 40 years and above S$54.45
SME Company Sponsored Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident S$54.45

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Please note that participants should achieve at least 75% of attendance and sit for the assessment at the end of the course. Participants who fail to meet the requirements will be withdrawn from their funding eligibility and participant/company sponsor will be requested to make payment for the difference in the course fee, which is the funded amount.

Lecturer/Trainer Profile

Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

    Due to Safe Management Measures, our office is currently closed.

    Please call or email us your enquiry.

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A,
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757


  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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