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Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

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Overview - Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

Ask the question 'What is Equality and Diversity' and you will get a variety of answers. There is much confusion, it is often obscured by myths and most people are wary of dealing with Equality and Diversity issues for fear that they may do or say something wrong. This module is aimed at making things clearer.

On completing the module learners will be able to: -

  • Understand what is meant by equality & diversity.
  • Understand how the law impacts on equality & diversity.
  • Understand what needs to be done.
  • Promote best practice within the organisation.

Lesson Plan

This course covers the following subject areas:

  • Welcome and learning objectives
  • Knowledge Awareness Quiz
  • Introduction to Equality and Diversity
  • Equality and Diversity Legislation
  • Understanding diversity
  • You and Promoting Equality and Diversity


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at anybody working or interacting with others to understand the role they should play in Equality and Diversity. The information is applicable to any workplace environment, including that of the healthcare sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.


Clear easy to retain the information as a consequence I will remember it.
SA 10/10/2013

Very easy to navigate and full explanation given on each module
JS 10/12/2013

I have purchased several modules for myself and my team to use and I think they are very good, especially as I come from a 15 year training background.
RP 10/01/2014

The presentation and how easily it was explained to give me a good understanding or what Equality and diversity is in the work place and out side of the work place.
AC 20/01/2014

I am a visual learner and I found it easy to use and understand, I am also dyslexic and appreciated it being read out to me
SK 19/02/2014

I like that you can log in and out and are able to pick up where you left off. Not having to do it all at once is very helpful.
DH 21/02/2014.

I found the interactive parts useful and found that being able to do the course at my own speed was beneficial to myself and my style of learning.
CC 12/03/2014

Variety of images and large wording gives the course variety, this allows learners to stay interested.
LL 01/04/2014

I Liked the commentary and the interaction within the module.
JC 07/04/2014

Easy to navigate, relevant material. not too jargon based, just enough narration
RB 22/01/2015


£30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@virtual-college.co.uk or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Available for purchases of 10 or more courses. They are automatically calculated when you add courses to your cart.
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On average this course contributes
2 hours towards your CPD
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