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Equality and Diversity Training Course

Equality and Driversity Training Course CPD Certified Course

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 35 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This Equality and Diversity Training course is ideal for employers, managers, and other staff members. It is essential to be aware of the nine protected characteristics to ensure that staff are treated equally and not discriminated against. It also looks at why a diverse workforce should be encouraged due to the qualities that people from all different backgrounds can bring to contribute to a rich team of people.

This online training course will help you to understand the key legislation that plays a role in protecting workers from discrimination; this is the Equality Act 2010. Every person within the workplace deserves the same opportunities and ability to grow and progress their professional development, and employers, managers and supervisors play an integral part in making sure that this happens.

Awareness is key, and undertaking this equality and diversity training is a great step towards raising awareness for yourself or other employees. It will help to ensure awareness of how to be inclusive is obtained as well as understanding what is classed as victimisation, unfair treatment, and discrimination within the workplace.

  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 35 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Equality and Diversity Training for?

This online course can is suited for learners of all levels regardless of job role. Managers, supervisors, employees and employers all have a moral responsibility to actively promote a healthy equal and diverse workplace. As this is an awareness training course, no formal understanding or prior knowledge of this subject matter is required.

Equality and Diversity Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Equality and Diversity Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

This course aims to help employees understand the importance of equality and diversity in the workplace. It will give employees the relevant knowledge and skills they will need that will help them to understand what behaviours are acceptable under the Equality Act 2010. They will be able to recognise and distinguish between certain types of discrimination.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Give the definition of equality
  • Give the definition of diversity
  • List some characteristics of discrimination triggers
  • List some harmful myths surrounding certain groups of people
  • Give a definition of verbal communication
  • State a benefit of good nonverbal communication
  • Identify the benefits of a diverse workforce
  • Identify the Equality Act 2010
  • Name some acts that help to build the Equality Act 2010
  • Identify the difference between ‘direct discrimination’ and ‘indirect discrimination’
  • Recognise the main changes brought about by the Equality Act 2010
  • Identify what public bodies must do under the Equality Act 2010

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • Defining Equality and Diversity

    Find out what is meant by Equality and Diversity and how they can be promoted within a working environment.

  • Module 1 - Meeting Legal Requirements

    This section will cover the Equality Act 2010 and the nine protected characteristics, which include age, disability, gender management, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, gender and sexual orientation.

  • Module 2 - Types of Discrimination

    Find out about direct and indirect discrimination including the definition of victimisation, bullying and whistleblowing. Discover how you can personally help to develop a fairer, more inclusive working environment


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 35 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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