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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


£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.
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
On average this course contributes
2 - 3 hours towards your CPD
"Clear and conducive
to learning"
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