Course Duration: 40 minutes (approx.)
As per the Equality Act 2010, every organisation has a legal responsibility to promote equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in their workplace. It is vital you understand the difference between positive action and positive discrimination, as well as how you can adopt a fairer and more inclusive workplace for your employees.
This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure your workplace is meeting its legal requirements in equality and diversity and is promoting a more tolerant, inclusive and diverse working environment.
Split into bite-size modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere.
Delivered by Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE, advisory friend to the Institute of Equality and Diversity Professionals, author and HR consultant, the course has been divided into five modules with a knowledge assessment at the end to help you evidence your learning.
Designed in line with the following policies
- Understanding your legal responsibilities to provide an inclusive workplace for staff members and how to adopt an equal culture in your organisation.
- Recognising different types of unacceptable behaviour, how they can develop in the workplace, and why they can create issues among your staff.
- Understanding the difference between direct and indirect discrimination as well as positive action and positive discrimination.
- Identifying how your organisation can foster a more inclusive environment to improve diversity and eradicate discrimination.
- Recognising what privilege looks like and how it can negatively affect some of your staff members.
Module 1: Equality, diversity, and inclusion context
In this module, you will learn what EDI (equality, diversity, and inclusion) is and how it applies to your organisation. You’ll also learn what your legal responsibilities are under the Equality Act 2010.
Module 2: Discrimination and the law in the workplace
Module two will demonstrate examples of different types of discrimination that can occur in the workplace, including recognising the difference between direct and indirect discrimination and how this can be avoided.
Module 3: Unacceptable conduct in the workplace
In module three, you will learn what different types of behaviour constitute unacceptable conduct in a workplace setting.
Module 4: Inclusive teams
In this module, you will understand the importance of fostering an inclusive team within the workplace, how natural biases or presumptions can have a negative impact and how this can be negated.
Module 5: Review and reflect
Module five will offer you the opportunity to reflect on what you have learned throughout the course and review your own policies and workplace atmosphere.