The programme is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity.
The qualification is ideal to support continuous professional development for people who are already in work. However, the underlying principles of the programme are applicable to all walks of life, exploring diversity issues that are relevant at school, college, work, and in social situations, making the course suitable for a wide range of learners.
The aim of the course is to give learners an introduction to the issues around stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination. It will also help them to identify the basic rights that all people should enjoy and the shared values people have, whilst examining the responsibility each person and organisation has in ensuring that barriers to participation in society are removed.
Learning materials comprise of a number of workbooks, which have been produced to suit a wide range of delivery methods. Learners will be provided with all necessary materials to complete the programme and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge. The learning materials include an assessment that is completed online which allows learners to demonstrate achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit. The assessment is available as a printed booklet only on demand.
The Award and Certificate in Equality and Diversity comprises four units.
Unit 01: Exploring equality and diversity (Credit value: 8)
Unit 03: Working or learning in a place that promotes diversity (Credit value: 5)
Minimum entry requirements
Designed for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity.
How will I be assessed?
Learners will be allocated a tutor who will provide feedback online.
Information & support
For further details and enrolment contact:
Tel: 01590 625591
What can I do with this qualification?
By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects, or progress on to further qualifications, such as courses in health and social care or related subjects.