Launching 29th January 2021
All organisations have a duty to meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and promote equality and inclusion in their organisation. It is also important that all staff are trained on equality, diversity and inclusion to help promote equality of opportunity and avoid discrimination in the organisation.
Our comprehensive Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Certificate guides you through the requirements of equality law and how to promote equality and inclusion in your organisation. It also includes a train the trainer module to help you to train all staff and promote a positive ethos and culture.
Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to:
- Comply with the Equality Act 2010 and related legislation.
- Understand what is meant by ‘protected characteristics’.
- Avoid legal disputes relating to discrimination.
- Understand how diversity and inclusion can benefit your organisation.
- Carry out an equality impact assessment to gauge how well your organisation is doing.
- Implement effective equality and inclusion policies and procedures.
- Create a positive, diverse environment for staff, free from harassment and bullying.
- Provide equality and inclusion training for new staff and keep them up to date.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Consisting of 6 different modules and over 50 training videos, this unique online training allows you to work at your own pace and saves your place if you want to return to it another time. Once you’ve completed all modules, you’ll be able to download your certificate to demonstrate you have undertaken equality, diversity and inclusion training, and are able to train all staff on equality.
- Module 1:
Equality law and best practice
- The Equality Act 2010
- Disability Discrimination Act
- Sex Discrimination Act
- Race Relations Act
- Human Rights Act
- Equal Pay Act
- Additional duties for public sector employers
- Module 2:
Understanding the protected characteristics
- Sexual orientation
- Gender reassignment
- Religion or belief
- Pregnancy and maternity
- Civil partnerships
- Module 3:
Avoiding legal disputes
- Tackling bias and discriminatory language
- Absence and leave
- Bullying, harassment and discrimination
- Discipline and grievance
- Redundancy and dismissal
- Equality of opportunity
- Dress code
- Indirect discrimination
- Discrimination claims
- Module 4:
Organisational benefits of equality and inclusion
- How can diversity and equality benefit your organisation?
- Shared values and ethos
- Corporate responsibility
- Flexible working
- Recruitment and retention
- Training and development
- Motivation and productivity
- Communication and feedback
- Understanding your ‘customer’ or service user better
- Module 5:
Implementing policies and procedures
- Gaining buy in from stakeholders
- Equality, diversity and inclusion monitoring
- Equality impact assessment
- Equality and inclusion statement and policy
- Equality, diversity and inclusion champion
- Reasonable adjustments
- Additional aids and services
- Disabled access
- Record keeping
- Module 6:
Equality, diversity and inclusion: Train the trainer
- Training ALL new staff on equality, diversity and inclusion
- Keeping staff and key stakeholders up to date
- Administering the training programme
- Evaluating the effectiveness of the training programme
- Sample training presentations, videos and handouts