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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 the local context
  • Understanding how to adopt Universal Design Strategies
  • Understanding of Universal Design Case Studies





Participants who meet at least 75% of the required course attendance and attempt the assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Performance.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

9 and 10 November 2022

9 October 2022

2 days

9.00am – 5.00pm


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming responses.


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View the application guide here.


Submission of course application is not a confirmation of the seat or course commencement. We will inform applicant(s) of their course registration status 3 weeks before the scheduled course commencement date.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Course Fees
(w GST) 
Full Course Fee S$481.50
Singapore Citizens aged 39 years and below S$144.45
Singapore Permanent Residents S$144.45
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above S$54.45
SME Company Sponsored Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents S$54.45

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