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Essential Competencies (Accessibility)

Description: These competencies include the ability to integrate accessibility into planning, design, and construction projects and services.

1. Attitudes
2. Terminology
3. Characteristics
4. Architectural Accessibility
5. Comprehensive Accessibility Assessment
6. Deficiency Identification
7. Action Plan
8. Special Programs Areas (outdoor, wilderness, historic)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the application of UFAS and ADAAG in new construction and renovation of facilities and buildings.

Knowledge of the necessary components of accessibility evaluation and the necessary abilities to develop an action plan to correct deficiencies.

Knowledge of unique standards and guidelines for access to special programs and areas, such as wilderness, outdoor areas, and cultural/historic resource areas.

Ability to apply ethical considerations in determining how standards, guidelines, and policies will be used in decision making.

National Park Service
Training and Development Division
Essential Competencies

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