Course Type / Attendance
Short Course, Distance Learning
Starts throughout the year
Adult, Distance Learning
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for learners aged 18 or over, who wish to develop their knowledge of equality and diversity. It is ideal for those who are employed, who wish to study the programme as part of their own continuous professional development or for those who wish to improve their understanding to increase their opportunities of finding work.
What do you need to apply for the course?
Learners wishing to undertake the certificate should 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 this is your first full level 2 qualification you will be asked to complete a declaration form.
Call our team on 0191 511 6478 to enrol.
What are the key things you'll learn?
The qualification aims to provide learners’ with a comprehensive overview on the issues surrounding equality and diversity whilst developing knowledge of their organisation or the society they live in. Learners will explore issues of inequality, stereotyping and discrimination in society or employment whilst reviewing their own community or workplace. Knowledge will also be developed on the subject or rights and responsibilities along with raising awareness of the legislation that surrounds and supports equality and diversity.
How you will learn
You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge.(This qualification is also available on-line)
Where could this course take you?
After successfully completing the course candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.