Learn why IAAP CPABE certification is critical to implementing accessibility

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) has a range of certification suitable for different needs of accessibility professionals.

In our recent Network and Learn session, we learnt from Subhash Chandra Vashishth, Director of Centre for Accessibility in Built Environment Foundation (CABE Foundation), about why the IAAP CPABE (Certified Professional in Accessible Built Environments) is critical to implementing accessibility.

Subhash commented, "It's a wonderful initiative in built environment because I've always been hearing about virtual access but I wondered why we haven't been speaking about built environment in these forums."

Subhash shared that his clients are more interested than ever for his and his team to have accessibility certifications:

"It's a consumer era, every consumer wants to be sure that the product they are purchasing is of certain quality and it has certain standards. We had architects and people practicing in different domains working on access but there was a lack of some formal trainings on this. We felt this was needed...and eventually each client would say "do you have any specific qualification in this area?""

Want to learn more? Watch the full session below:

This session was part of AbilityNet's February 2024 IAAP Network and Learn event, with which we partnered with BarrierBreak to host.

The sessions are perfect for anyone who is currently an IAAP member or is thinking of becoming one.

Find out more about becoming a member and check back for events being announced in the future.

Find out more about becoming an IAAP member and joining our next ‘Network and Learn’ event at www.abilitynet.org.uk/iaap

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