Equality and

Whatever your situation, this 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.

Learning outcomes

  • Helps you develop highly desirable skills for the workplace
  • 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
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  • FREE online course
    FREE 100% online study
  • Course duration
    9 weeks
  • Recommended study
    10 hours per week
  • Study requirements
    No existing qualification required
  • Success rates
    94% of our learners pass
  • First-class support
    Online and by phone
  • Assessments
    4 to pass
  • Qualification
    Nationally accredited Level 2 qualification

Who is this course for?

For people looking for a qualification to help them find a new job or enhance their performance in their current role, learn new skills to fulfil a personal learning goal, or experience the benefits of online learning. This qualification can help understand the working environment better by looking at how we behave at work and how our behaviour may affect those around us. Where employees feel they are treated fairly and with respect, this reflects in their work - with better working environments leading to better overall performance and productivity.

Course details

Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity.

Unit 1: Equality and diversity in society

Your learning goals:

  • What is meant by ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’
  • The effects of stereotyping, labelling, prejudice and discrimination
  • Different characteristics that make people who they are.
  • Assessment
    Unit 1 Assessment
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Unit 2: Equality and diversity in the community

Your learning goals:

  • The extent and value of diversity in a community
  • Potential inequality that occurs in communities
  • Support services and groups for equality and diversity.
  • Assessment
    Unit 2 Assessment
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Unit 3: Equality and diversity in the workplace

Your learning goals:

  • The meaning of equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Monitoring equality and diversity in the workplace
  • Protecting people’s rights in the workplace.
  • Assessment
    Unit 3 Assessment
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“The knowledge I have gained from the course has given me a wider understanding of the whole concept of equality and diversity. I would definitely recommend the course to fellow friends and colleagues.”

Joanne from Doncaster
Successful Equality and Diversity learner

Can I study for free?

Free places are available to anyone who meets the criteria below.

  • Living in England
  • Aged 19 or over from the 31 August 2021 (born before 01 September 2002)
  • A citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) and a resident in the EEA for the last 3 years
  • Not in receipt of any other government-funded training.

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You may also qualify if you're:

  • Employed and in receipt of a low wage
  • A non-EEA citizen with permission by UK government to live in the UK which is not for educational purposes, and lived in England for at least 3 years
  • A family member of an EU national
  • A refugee
  • Asylum Seeker.

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