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.
What does equality mean to you? If you ask people to provide their definition of equality and diversity, you're guaranteed to get a variety of answers. This course aims to bring together all the different interpretations of equality and surrounding areas to give you a comprehensive guide of how it applies to a workplace setting.
Some people are wary of dealing with issues relating to equality, diversity and inclusion for fear of getting it wrong. However, under the Equality Act 2010, it is illegal to discriminate against people's gender, race, sexuality, ethnicity, abilities, disabilities, age or background in a workplace. Therefore, employers need to understand how to deal with these potentially sensitive issues correctly and respectfully.
This Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace e-learning module is designed to help learners get a grasp on how to properly orientate your business to these principles.
A wide range of people would benefit from taking this Virtual College course, including anyone working in human resources, those who are involved in hiring decisions and healthcare providers.
The module is designed to improve your understanding of the meaning of equality, diversity and inclusion, and the role that individuals can play in ensuring these are never issues in a decision-making process.
Taking this equality and diversity course will help you to make sure that any pre-existing or even unconscious biases you have are not impacting the decisions you make in your role.
After completing the module, you'll be able to:
The Equality, Diversion and Inclusion in the Workplace course has the following lesson plan:
The content of this equality and diversity online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
After completing this equality and diversity e-learning, you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate, which you'll be able to print off so you have a hard copy for your records.
The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace course should take two to three hours to complete on average. However, this completely depends on your individual learning speed - you can proceed as fast or slow as you like.
There are no specific entry requirements for this equality and diversity in the workplace course.
Equality Act 2010
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
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