Introduction to Sighted Guide Training

This free, online training is ideal if you’re keen to learn the basics of guiding an adult with sight loss. By learning some simple sighted guiding techniques, you’ll be well on your way to providing help confidently and safely whenever needed.

What does Introduction to Sighted Guide Training cover?

  • How to start a conversation when you meet someone who is blind or partially sighted, to ask if they need assistance.
  • Basic guiding techniques for getting around obstacles, crossing roads and getting in and out of cars.
  • An introduction to common eye conditions and their impact.
  • Awareness of access rights and barriers to independence.

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