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Course Overview

The course supports students to promote Equality and Diversity in the workplace and the wider community. The course allows the student to gain an understanding of personal and social identities, beliefs, values, stereotyping and labelling, prejudice and discrimination.

Level 2
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Course Fees
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Units and Structure

This qualification introduces candidates to:

Unit 1 – Exploring equality and diversity

  • Key definitions of equality and diversity
  • Reflecting upon own situation and local environments
  • Stereotyping and labelling and their effects
  • Prejudice, discrimination and their effects
  • Threats to embedding equality and diversity in the community
  • Threats to embedding equality and diversity in the workplace

Unit 2 – Exploring how peoples’ rights and responsibilities are protected at work

  • Prejudice and discrimination in the workplace.
  • Underpinning prejudice and discrimination through misconceptions
  • How to promote equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Protections offered by the Human Rights Act 1998
  • Supporting the local community through the Human Rights Act 1998

Unit 3 – Working or learning in a place that promotes diversity

  • Creating and maintaining equality and diversity in the workplace
  • How organisations promote equality and diversity
  • Codes of practice and conduct
  • Expectations of staff and employers in relation to equality and diversity

Unit 4 – Living in diverse communities

  • Investigating a local community’s diversity
  • Identifying diversity in the community and maintaining it
  • Frameworks and structures to ensure equality and diversity are created and maintained
  • Threats which exists to equality and diversity in the community

Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable students to understand:

  • Employee rights and responsibilities
  • Career pathways in Team leading
  • Communicating with customers
  • Promoting goods and services
  • Working as a team.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

There are no formal entry requirements.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Workforce Development Team
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

There are no formal entry requirements.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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