Equality and Diversity
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Adult, Distance Learning
Who is this course for?
This programme is ideal for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity. It is ideal to support continuous professional development for people who are already in work. However, the underlying principles of the programme are applicable to all walks of life, exploring diversity issues that are relevant at school, college, work and in social situations, making the course suitable for a wide range of people.
What do you need to apply for the course?
If you wish to undertake this certificate you must be aged 18 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.
- If you are claiming a benefit you will be asked to provide benefit evidence dated within the last 4 weeks.
- If this is your first full Level 2 qualification you will be asked to complete a declaration form.
What are the key things you'll learn?
The aim of the course is to give you an introduction to the issues around stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination. It will also help you identify the basic rights that all people should enjoy and the shared values people have, whilst examining the responsibility each person and organisation has in ensuring that barriers to participation in society are removed.
How you will learn
You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout you studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge.
Where could this course take you?
After successfully completing the course you will be able to further your own continuous development, which may improve your career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.