Wheelchair Accessible Housing

One day course


To gain an in-depth understanding of the standards in Approved Document M (AD M), Volume 1 Category 3 – Wheelchair user dwellings.

Course dates

**Further to the Government’s advice regarding Covid-19, May’s Wheelchair Accessible Housing training has been cancelled. Delegates who had already booked a place on this course have already been notified and have the option of transferring to another date in 2020. We regret any inconvenience caused which is outside our control.**

The course is taking place on the following dates in 2020:

  • Thursday 7 May 2020 
  • Thursday 8 October 2020

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About the course

This course is aimed at access professionals, architects, occupational therapists, designers, building control officers, planners, developers and housing providers who need to fully understand the technical details contained within Category 3, and the key differences between the design of ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings. The programme has an interactive workshop format, with practical exercises to ensure understanding in particular of the more complex requirements for Category 3 kitchens and bathrooms.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how the new standards will be applied and the roles of planning and building control authorities.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical requirements of AD M Category 3 and the difference between ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings.

When completing the booking form for this course, you can select the date you wish to attend.


The course fee is £350 plus VAT

Need more information?

Please contact us if you have any additional questions or require more information about this course.


The Centre for Accessible Environments reserves the right to change, postpone or cancel any event with reasonable notice. Please do not confirm or finalise any travel arrangements or accommodation bookings until you have been given confirmation by the CAE that the course will go ahead as planned.

In case of force majeure, CAE have the right to alter or cancel the event without prior notice, however a notice of the occurrence shall be given by CAE as soon as reasonably possible.