Equality and Diversity Awareness Course

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  • Certified by CPD
  • Audio voiceover
  • Approximate course duration 2 hours
  • Downloadable certificate on completion

This Equality and Diversity Awareness online training course ensures you are aware of the benefits of diversity. This will allow you to be able to avoid situations where discrimination, harassment and other equality-related offences could be committed. It also outlines the nine protected characteristics covered under the Equality Act 2010.

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Who is Equality and Diversity Awareness training for?

The course is suitable for employees in any work environment and it will help them to understand the role they should play in Equality and Diversity.

Equality and Diversity Certificate

When do I get my Equality and Diversity Awareness certificate?

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

All of our courses conform to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Your certificate will include the CPD logo and therefore, you can use it to provide evidence for compliance.

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What does the Equality and Diversity Awareness course cover?

The online course contains the following 10:

1 – The Language of Equality and Diversity

The first topic defines six equality and diversity terms and it also explains the importance of these terms and how to apply them in your workplace.

2 – Why Bother About Equality and Diversity?

The second topic outlines the benefits of diversity. It also explains why an organisation should monitor equality and diversity.

3 – Equality and the Law

The third topic explains the purpose of the Equality Act 2010 and other relevant legislation and it identifies four types of prohibited conduct and it also covers hate crime.

4 – Direct Discrimination

Topic 4 describes Direct Discrimination and it also identifies situations in which this might occur, particularly with people who are disabled.

5 – Indirect Discrimination

Topic 5 describes Indirect Discrimination and identifies when it might occur.

6 – Harassment

Topic 6 explains the term harassment and provides relevant examples.

7 – Victimisation

Topic 7 is about victimisation and it also provides examples of when this might occur.

8 – The Public Sector Equality Duty

Topic 8 outlines the purpose of the Public Sector Equality Duty and also explains what the duty means for public sector organisations.

9 – Positive Action

Topic 9 explains Positive Action and Positive Discrimination.

10 – Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

The final topic is about human rights and also explains the link between the Human Rights Act and the Equality Act.


Once you have completed the ten topics, you will be allowed to take the assessment. The course generates an assessment from question banks so that the questions change each time a candidate takes the assessment. This makes the training suitable for initial and refresher training.

There is no limit on the number of attempts at the assessment. In addition, the training course gives informative feedback so candidates can learn from incorrect responses.

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