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This Equality and Diversity course will help you to develop your knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity. The course is ideal for employers seeking a structured training programme in equality and diversity to meet the training needs of their employees. Course details In this course, you?ll study three units. Here?s a taste of what you?ll find out: Unit one: Explore equality and diversity This Unit covers: The meaning and importance of diversity Which individual and social characteristics form the basis of diversity How different beliefs and value systems contribute to diversity Why fostering diversity is important in the workplace The meaning of equality today and why it?s important What is meant by equal opportunities in society and in the workplace How equal opportunities are promoted in the workplace. Unit two: Explore prejudice and discrimination This Unit covers: The difference between prejudice and discrimination The basis of social and individual prejudice and discrimination How to recognise prejudicial and discriminatory behaviour and practices The law relating to anti-discrimination How anti-discrimination can be fostered in the workplace. Unit three: Explore people's rights and responsibilities This Unit covers: How the law upholds equal opportunities The rights and responsibilities of individuals in relation to anti-discrimination laws How workforces or organisations can enforce laws relating to equal opportunities Why tension can occur between the rights of individuals and the responsibility of a company or institution Why conflict can occur between individuals exercising their rights and how to establish priorities What can be done to overcome bad practice in the workplace. How long does it take? Equality and Diversity is a 120-hour course. Although the course is free, your commitment is time. As you get started on your course we ask you to complete a short course induction. From this the vision 2 learn system will provide you with an Action Plan, which will tell you when you need to submit your assessments to your tutor and help you to plan your study time into your busy lifestyle. The support you?ll get You will be assigned to a Further Education college in your area, which will then provide you with an online tutor. Your tutor will be available to help and guide you through the course. You can contact your tutor at any time using v-mail, vision 2 learn?s own internal messaging system. Tutor support is available by telephone or email too. Course delivery and assessment The course is offered online with vision2learn ? an innovative web-based learning system, which you can access via your PC from home, work or college. The online course contains all of the learning content needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities to enable you to practise your skills and test your learning. In addition, you receive help and support from an online tutor ? who is always just a click away. About the qualification Studying Equality and Diversity leads to the accredited qualification NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity . In order to successfully achieve your qualification you will need to complete a series of assessments as you work through each unit of the course, which you?ll send to your tutor through the v-mail system on vision2learn. Your tutor will assess these and they will build up to form your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for all three units.

This Equality and Diversity course will help you to develop your knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity. The course is ideal for employers seeking a structured training programme in equality and diversity to meet the training needs of their employees. Course details In this course, you?ll study three units. Here?s a taste of what you?ll find...

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