A-005 American with Disabilities Act (ADA): 2 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. It gives protections to individuals with disabilities and guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications.
This course reviews the 2010 Title II Standards for State and Local Government Facilities, the 2010 Title III Standards for Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities and the 2010 Standards for Titles II and II Facilities: 2004 ADAAG. It will assist architects, engineers, and other design professionals to understand how to comply with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design issued by the Department of Justice.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Search through the technical requirements for accessibility to sites, facilities, buildings, and elements required by individuals with disabilities
- Look up the ADA requirements for new construction and alterations to various project typologies including historic properties, social service center establishments, assembly areas, medical care facilities, facilities with residential dwelling units for sale to individual owners, and detention and correctional facilities
- Source relevant information in Chapters 1 and 2 and Chapters 3 through 10, of the 2004 ADAAG (36 CFR part 1191, appendices B and D, adopted as part of both the Title II and Title III 2010 Standards
- Determine the number of accessible parking spaces required by the ADA
- Identify the dimensional requirements for car and van parking spaces and access aisles
- Determine the number of wheelchair spaces required in assembly areas
- Identify the clearance requirements for circulation along accessible routes
- Identify the maximum and minimum dimensions and clearance requirements for stairs, ramps, elevators, and platform lifts
- Look up the ADA requirements for toilet and bathing rooms and their elements
- Confirm the ADA requirements for communication elements and features including fire alarm systems and building signage
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 2 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 2 PDH online course, you will need to take a 15-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 1
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self