Ask the question 'What is equality and diversity?' and you will get a variety of answers. There is much confusion, it is often obscured by myths and most people are wary of dealing with Equality and Diversity issues for fear that they may do or say something wrong. This Virtual College course is aimed at making things clearer. On completing the course learners will be able to:
- Understand what is meant by equality & diversity.
- Understand how the law impacts on equality & diversity.
- Understand what needs to be done.
This course covers the following subject areas:
- Welcome and learning objectives
- Knowledge Awareness Quiz
- Introduction to Equality and Diversity
- Equality and Diversity Legislation
- Understanding diversity
- You and Promoting Equality and Diversity
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is aimed at anybody working or interacting with others to understand the role they should play in Equality and Diversity. The information is applicable to any workplace environment, including that of the healthcare sector.
There are no specific entry requirements for this module.
The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines