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Equal Opportunities and the Law

Equal Opportunities and the Law
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Overview - Equal Opportunities and the Law

All employers have a legal responsibility to promote equal opportunity in the workplace and ensure their employment policy and employee behavior does not contravene UK law.

As a result, this e-learning course has been developed to provide learners with a heightened awareness of equal opportunities within the workplace. It provides learners with an increased understanding of the key UK opportunities and anti-discrimination laws relating to a variety of issues including race, age, gender and disability.

On completion of this course learners will understand equal opportunities and legislation surrounding the following issues:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Disability
  • Religion
  • Age
  • Ex-Offenders
  • Training Opportunities
  • Parents in Employment

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome, Learning Outcomes and Introduction
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Race
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Gender
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Disability
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Religion
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Age
  • The Law, Equal Opportunities and Ex-Offenders
  • Applying Equal Opportunities to Training and Performance Development
  • Applying Equal Opportunities to Parents in Employment


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 - 3 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 targeted a wide variety of people and is intended for anyone in employment or involved in employment.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


The course breaks down the information into understandable units/ sections and allows us to return easily to review.
SK 03/10/2013

Everything about the system and the module itself is straight forward and enjoyable I really enjoyed the training.
KA 06/11/2013

With there being a lot of parts to the module, found that each one was short so that you can leave it and return when convenient
GJ 22/11/2013

It was easy to use - interactive bits were good as it made a change from just reading the material
CD 15/08/2014

The organisation and presentation skills used to develop the course is brilliant and undoubtedly great help for the learners.
MHZ 09/03/2015

How it Works

This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively, if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

£30.00 + VAT

LMS - Track and record multiple learners

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On average this course contributes 2 - 3 hours towards your CPD


Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact or telephone us on 01943 885089.

Corporate Purchasers

If you have 10 or more learners and want to track their progress or, for details of how we can help you with a corporate e-learning solution, please contact us


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£30.00 + VAT