Understanding Equality and Diversity
Business & Professional
What is the course about?
This course introduces you to the key aspects of equality and diversity and the importance of equality and diversity in the workplace, in society, and in communities. You will look at the main principles of equality and diversity, the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees in the workplace, diverse communities, and the importance of working or learning in a place that promotes diversity.
Why should I choose the course?
Having an awareness of equality and diversity is vital, especially in the workplace. Completing this course means you can help ensure equality and diversity processes are adhered to within your organisation. Studying with Warrington & Vale Royal College means you will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials. This is a flexible course allowing you to learn from your own home, in your own time.
What will I learn?
This course looks at the definitions and concepts associated with equality and diversity and examines prejudice and discrimination alongside exploring the Human Rights Act (1998) and its legacy. You will look at the processes that are in place to protect and maintain equality and diversity in the workplace and in educational organisations. Within this course, you will also look at how diversity enriches community life, as well as the multiple threats that sadly still exist today which threaten the development of increased equality and diversity.
What will the course lead on to?
We offer a wide range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses at the college. For more information, please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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