Key course information
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This qualification aim to 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, and provide a basis for further study and/or career development.
What will I learn?
The objective of this qualification is 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.
It is made up of three mandatory units as follows:
• Equality and diversity in society
• Equality and diversity in the community
• Equality and diversity in the workplace
Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).
Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.
Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).
If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.
Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.
Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.
Each unit will have a set deadline so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.
Additional Costs and Information
This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal fee if learners do not commence/complete their course within the allotted time/request to withdraw.
Learners can only complete one Distance Learning course at a time and cannot be on another funded course such as an Apprenticeship.
The allotted time for completion of this course is three months.
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
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.