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Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

  • Duration

    8 - 10 Weeks

  • Times


  • Venue

    Work Based Delivery

  • Course Cost

    £400ex. VAT
    Per Person

  • FULL


    Places remain on this course

How is it delivered?

Alongside the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable Assessor/tutor who will give you advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete.

Course aims

This qualification aims to:

Britain is a culturally diverse nation that respects and values the differences in people. Companies are legally required to follow a set of practises to ensure discrimination is eradicated and expectations of equality are met.

Completing this course will:

  • Reinforce the negative effects of stereotyping in the workplace
  • Give employees a high standard of learning to support their roles
  • Improve your team’s understanding of current legislation and the key principles surrounding equality and diversity


Introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in a variety of environments including society, the community and the workplace

  • highlight how stereotyping and labelling affect individuals
  • outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination
  • allow the learner to examine rights and responsibilities
  • stress the importance of taking individual responsibility and action to help and support others
  • provide a basis for further study and/or career development

The objectives of these qualifications are to help learners to:

  • raise their awareness of the issues surrounding equality and diversity
  • apply this awareness through their actions in society, community and the workplace.

Workshop content

This qualification consists of the following 3 units:

  • Unit 01 Equality and diversity in society (6 credits)
  • Unit 02 Equality and diversity in the community (6 credits)
  • Unit 03 Equality and diversity in the workplace (6 credits)

Successful completion of this course ensures that the learner has fully understood these important principles and evidences knowledge of the subject area.

Academic Level and assessment

Credit value: 18

Assessors must be satisfied that candidates have achieved all learning outcomes and assessment criteria related to the unit being assessed prior to deciding if candidates have been successful. Assessors are also responsible for supporting candidates through the assessment process.

Assessment requirements: internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain understanding in the Principles of Dementia Care

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be 16 to undertake the qualification.

Targeted job roles

Covers care workers, personal assistants, domiciliary care workers community, support and outreach workers, supervisors, senior care workers in adult social care and for example healthcare assistants or clinical support workers in the health sector. It’s suitable for those working in the NHS, with private health care or social care providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations. Can also be used in any business as awareness for employees on equality and diversity and support training to understand the Equality Act 2010

Progression opportunities

Learners who achieve these qualifications could progress to:

  • Qualifications in Principles of Equality and Diversity at Level 3 or above

Qualifications in Managing Equality and Diversity in Organisations at Level 3 or above.


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