Guidance

Disability Confident: guidance for levels 1, 2 and 3

This guidance explains what is needed to become Disability Confident Committed, or a Disability Confident Employer or Leader.

Documents

Welsh: Pecyn cyflogwr ymroddedig i Hyderus o ran Anabledd (lefel 1)

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Welsh: Pecyn cyflogwr Hyderus o ran Anabledd (lefel 2)

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Welsh: Pecyn arweinydd Hyderus o ran Anabledd (lefel 3)

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The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace. Being Disability Confident is an opportunity for employers to lead the way in their community and to discover skills and talents they cannot do without. It can help all your people fulfil their potential and contribute fully to your team’s success.

The scheme is voluntary and access to the guidance, self-assessments and resources is completely free.

The 3 levels are designed to support you on your Disability Confident journey. You must complete each level before moving on to the next.

The guidance for each level explains which commitments you must agree to and which actions you need to take to successfully become:

  • Committed (level 1)
  • Employer (level 2)
  • Leader (level 3)
Published 11 July 2017
Last updated 13 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added updated Welsh employer packs (new ministerial forward).
  2. Level 3: Leader HTML guide: Added more information about filling in the validation template in the 'Challenge' section. Added a link to DPO information in the section for each type of employer. Replaced mention of Work Choice with Work and Health Programme. Added information about the Leader application process in the 'Leadership' section. Removed section on DPULOs. Updated level 3 PDF and validation template for level 3.
  3. Level 2 HTML changes: replaced Work Choice mentions with Work and Health Programme, added more information about offering interviews to disabled people in section 3, added an email address to section 10, added information about the Disability Confident reference number to 'What happens next?', added information about Disability Confident branding and removed 'Case studies and resources' section. Also added updated PDF version of level 2 guidance and updated self-assessment template.
  4. Updated level 1 HTML to include more information on offering an interview to disabled people and a new section on Disability Confident branding. Removed section about case studies and resources. Also added updated PDF version.
  5. First published.