Equality and Diversity (Level 2)

Leads to a Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Vision2learn could help you to achieve a nationally-recognised Equality and Diversity qualification, studying online for FREE on a funded course.

Whatever your situation, undertaking equality and diversity training is a great way to understand more about the meaning and importance of equality and diversity, the impact of prejudice and discrimination and employer and individual rights and responsibilities.

Course details

Each Equality and Diversity unit has a credit value. You will need to achieve 13 credit values for a Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity (QCF). The three available units and their individual credit values are summarised below.

Unit one

Exploring Equality and Diversity

Credit value: 8 (Mandatory)

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • What equality means
  • The ways people might choose to describe themselves
  • What diversity means
  • Stereotyping and labelling
  • Prejudice and discrimination.

Unit three

Working or learning in a place that promotes diversity

Credit value: 5 (Optional)

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • How workplaces can have processes in place to protect, maintain and monitor equality and diversity
  • The value to the workplace in creating and maintaining a diverse environment
  • What can be done to overcome bad practice in the workplace
  • The consequences for an organisation of not trying to create and maintain a diverse and equal environment.

Unit four

Living in diverse communities

Credit value: 5 (Optional)

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • Understand equality and diversity in your own community
  • Investigate and discover the nature of the diversity around you
  • How diversity enriches community life
  • Explore the threats that exist to equality and diversity.

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With Equality and Diversity you can:

  • Understand policies and legislation relating to equality and diversity
  • Develop personally and professionally
  • Learn about the impact of prejudice and discrimination and employer and individual rights and responsibilities.
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Am I eligible for a free place?

  • You must be aged 19+
  • You must have been an EU resident for at least 3 years
  • No qualifications necessary.

All places are subject to an eligibility check before they can start the course.

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