Equality and Diversity (Level 2)

Whatever your situation, this FREE online qualification is a great opportunity to find out how to apply best practice in relation to equality and diversity within your community and the workplace.

  • Helps you develop highly desirable skills for the work place
  • Provides an understanding of key policies and legislation relating to equality and diversity
  • Provides a solid basis for further qualifications and/or career development
  • Gain a nationally accredited Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Course details

Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area.

Unit one

Equality and diversity in society*

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • What is meant by ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’
  • The effects of stereotyping, labelling, prejudice and discrimination
  • The ways people choose to describe themselves
  • Characteristics that make a person individual.

* This Unit is entitled ‘Principles of equality and diversity’ in our Lifetime version of this course.

Unit two

Equality and diversity in the community

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • The extent and value of diversity in a community
  • Potential inequality that can occur within a community
  • Support services and groups for equality and diversity.

Unit three

Equality and diversity in the workplace*

In this unit you will cover the following:

  • The meaning of equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Monitoring equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Protecting people’s rights in the workplace.

* This Unit is entitled ‘Understanding equality and diversity in a business’ in our Lifetime version of this course.

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At a glance

  • FREE 100% online study
  • Minimum of 10 hours study per week
  • 3 end of unit assessments
  • No existing qualification(s) in subject required
  • First-class online and telephone support
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Am I eligible?

To be eligible for a free place, you must:

  • Be aged 19 or older
  • Live in England
  • Have lived in the EU for at least three years

Complete support

As a vision2learn student you will be assigned a dedicated tutor throughout your studies. We also offer in-depth telephone and online support (including live chat) whenever you need it. Our friendly team are available from 8am–8pm Monday–Thursday, and Fridays between 9am–5pm.

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