Starts: Monday 25 March 2019 at 09:00

Ends: Sunday 31 March 2019 at 17:00


GuideConnect Certified Speclialist logo


Find out all you need to know to start using GuideConnect simple, talking technology to its fullest potential – and to train others to do the same.

Who is this course for?

  • ECLOs
  • Professionals from charities supporting visually impaired people
  • Volunteers from sight loss societies


  • 2 x 3-hour sessions, online via Zoom video conferencing
  • Delivered on a mutually-agreed date
  • A short multi-choice exam

Course Objectives

  • Set up GuideConnect to meet your clients' sight requirements and preferences
  • Discover the various options for navigation and control
  • Become proficient in using GuideConnect for email, document writing and mail reading
  • Explore all the features in depth and with expert guidance
  • Feel confident you can train others to do the same

Course Content

  • Install and set-up GuideConnect
  • Using speech
  • Using magnification
  • Getting started
  • Using email, writing letters and documents
  • Using radio stations, audio books and newspapers
  • Browsing the internet
  • Trouble shooting


James Goldsworthy is an enablement coach specialising in: sight loss, assistive technology training, coaching for living with sight loss, back to work skills and confidence building.

Equipment Required

  • GuideConnect installed on a desktop, laptop or Windows tablet (a 30-day trial or evaluation licence)
  • A broadband connection
  • An additional laptop, tablet or smart phonewith the Zoom app installed on it

Course Price

£250 +VAT (FREE to Charities, ECLOs and Sight Loss Societies)


To book your place, please email or call Sarah Wheatley on 01905 754577 ext 255.