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Equality and Diversity Elearning for Employees

Course overview

The Equality Act became law in the UK in 2010, replacing previous legislation with a more modern approach to combatting unfair disadvantages and discrimination. When it comes to the workplace, the Act makes it clear for both employers and employees what their rights and responsibilities are in following the law and creating a diverse and harmonious work environment.

As an employer, you have a legal duty of care for all members of staff, ensuring that all reasonable actions are taken to put an end to bullying and harassment. Both employers and employees can be answerable and liable for misdemeanours if they breach the Equality Act.

This 50-minute elearning course is for all employees and provides an understanding of equality and diversity and how this applies to the workplace environment. Employees will learn about the Equality Act using work-place situations and be tested on their knowledge using guide revision at the end of the course. Employees will be able to identify the core principles of the Equality Act 2010 and understand all rights and responsibilities covered by it.

The course deals specifically with UK regulations, although core principles and guidelines can be applied in any country. Please also see our equality and diversity module built specifically for managers.

Learning outcomes

After completing this training, your employees will be able to:

  • Identify key aspects of the Equality Act 2010
  • Know the difference between equality and diversity
  • Identify direct and indirect discrimination
  • Know rights and responsibilities under the Act
  • Spot discrimination in the workplace.

This module has been built using the Adapt Learning Framework ensuring multi-device functionality. This course has been recognised by leaders in skills, City and Guilds and the course content is also certified for Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

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