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Equality and Diversity

Equality and diversity in the workplace and wider society is governed by The Equality Act 2010. This is the law which bans unjust or prejudicial treatment and helps achieve equal opportunities, promotes diversity and sets out what is classed as discrimination.

This equality and diversity online training essential course enables staff and volunteers to fully appreciate how to embed equality principles in their day-to-day work. It is suitable for all staff, irrespective of experience or seniority.

Lesson 1: Understand what is meant by equality and diversity

Lesson 2: What is meant by discrimination

Lesson 3: Legislation

This equality and diversity course focuses on:

This course focuses on:

  • What is meant by equality and diversity
  • Understanding the terms with which you should be familiar
  • What is meant by direct and indirect discrimination
  • Personal assumptions and attitudes
  • Current legislation
  • Defining your responsibilities.

Click here to see our CPD certification for this course.

CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 1.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp + VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 3 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: PR3/2/MR/027      Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand what is meant by ‘Equality and Diversity’.

2. Understand what is meant by discrimination.

3. Understand current legislation relating to Equality and Diversity.

4. Understand when a community or voluntary group should consider equal opportunities legislation.

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Equality and Diversity

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