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Equality and Diversity

Equality and Diversity - 12 Courses

Age

Age
In this course, we will consider the four main types of discrimination and what the law says to protect individuals, regardless of their actual or perceived age. We will also consider cases where discrimination relating to age can be objectively justified. Protection against age discrimination applies at all stages of employment, from recruitment through to retirement and redundancies. This course considers age discrimination at all ages, both young and older, as a person can experience discrimination at any age. Learning Outcomes: Consider the four main types of discrimination and what the law says to protect individuals; Consider cases where discrimination relating to age can be objectively justified; Consider age discrimination at all ages, both young and older.

Disability

Disability
What is disability? We will explore this definition throughout the course and consider what kinds of conditions would be considered a disability. The course highlights what the law has to say about disability in the workplace and who is protected under the Equality Act 2010. The term “Reasonable Adjustments” will be explained and the rights of a disabled person under the Act will be highlighted to understand what can be asked and what should be done to avoid discrimination at work. The Video Plus format has a short, 3 question knowledge at the end, designed to reinforce the key messages in the Whiteboard-style video. Learning Outcomes: Consider what kinds of conditions would be considered a disability; Consider who is protected under the Equality Act 2010; Understand the term “Reasonable Adjustments”; Understand the rights of a disabled person under the Act

Equality & Diversity Introduction

Equality and Diversity Introduction
This course will explore whatis meant by equality and diversity and consider how you are protected in your workplace from discrimination. We will consider the Equality Law 2010, which protects all, regardless of characteristics, at work. In order to understand the protection in place, we will explore the four main types of discrimination which are experienced in the workplace. This course considers the different protected characteristics specified under the Equality Act, which include: age, race, religion or belief, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnerships and finally, pregnancy and maternity. Learning Outcomes: How you are protected in your workplace from discrimination; Equality Law 2010; Main types of discrimination which are experienced in the workplace.

Gender Reassignment

Gender Reassignment
What is gender reassignment? This course will help to answer this question and consider the Equality Act 2010 in respect to this protected characteristic. This course explores what an employer and an employee can do to prevent unwanted discrimination. We also consider genuine occupational requirements and how these can apply across a number of circumstances. The Gender Reassignment course also outlines what to do if you feel that you or someone else has been discriminated against in order to resolve the issue. Learning Outcomes: What is gender reassignment;What an employer and an employee can do to prevent unwanted discrimination; Consider genuine occupational requirements and how these can apply across a number of circumstances; Outline what to do if you feel that you or someone else has been discriminated against in order to resolve the issue.

Marriage & Civil Partnerships

Marriage and Civil Partnership
The Equality Act 2010 says you mustn’t be treated unfairly in employment because you are married or in a civil partnership. In this course, we’ll explore the definition of marriage and civil partnerships and the three types of discrimination which apply to this protected characteristic. We’ll consider the law in place to protect everyone in the workplace and what to do if you feel that you have been treated unfairly as a result of your marital status. Learning Outcomes: The definition of marriage and civil partnerships; The three types of discrimination which apply marriage and civil partnerships; Consider the law in place to protect everyone in the workplace; What to do if you feel that you have been treated unfairly as a result of your marital status.

Pregnancy & Maternity

Pregnancy and Maternity
The Law, in an employment situation, provides women with extra protection during the Protected Period to safeguard against unfair or discriminatory treatment. This course defines the “Protected Period” and explores what protection there is during pregnancy for female workers. We will consider the ways which a pregnant woman must be safeguarded from risks and hazards in the workplace. This course looks at the types of discrimination which can occur and responsibilities of both the worker and the employer to prevent unfair or unsafe treatment during the Protected Period. Learning Outcomes: Define the “Protected Period” and explore what protection there is during pregnancy for female workers; Consider the ways which a pregnant woman must be safeguarded from risks and hazards in the workplace.

Race

Race
In this course, we explore what is meant by race and consider whatthe law says to protect people in the workplace from racial discrimination. We will consider the four distinct types of discrimination: direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation. This course considers the law, intended to protect people at every stage of their employment, from recruitment and selection through to redundancy and dismissal and any exceptions. We also cover dress code to ensure the rules do not discriminate directly or indirectly against anyone. We will explore what to do if you feel youor someone else has been discriminated against due to race, and identify how to resolve the issue. Learning Outcomes: What is meant by race;What the law says to protect people in the workplace from racial discrimination; The law, intended to protect people at every stage of their employment; Cover dress code to ensure the rules do not discriminate directly or indirectly against anyone.

Religion or Belief

Religion or Belief
This course explores the Equality Act 2010 with respect to religion or belief. We will explore what is meant bya religious belief, as well as a philosophical belief. This course looks at the four types of discrimination: direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation. We will also cover what an employer and an employee can do to prevent unwanted discrimination andwhat to do if you feel that you or someone else is being discriminated against at work. Learning Outcomes: The four types of discrimination: direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation;What is meant by a religious belief, as well as a philosophical belief; What an employer and an employee can do to prevent unwanted discrimination; What to do if you feel that you or someone else is being discriminated against at work.

Sex Discrimination

Sex Discrimination
This course explores the Equality Act 2010 in respect of Sex. We will explore the types of discrimination: direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation, as well as associative discrimination. The course covers how the protection works in practice and considers objective justification in certain circumstances. We will also consider how the Act applies to all elements of employment from recruitment and selection, employment terms and conditions, pay and benefits, training, promotion, transfer opportunities, redundancy and dismissal. Learning Outcomes: Explore the types of discrimination: direct, indirect, harassment and victimisation, as well as associative discrimination; How the protection works in practice and considers objective justification in certain circumstances; Consider how the Act applies to all elements of employment from recruitment and selection, employment terms and conditions, pay and benefits, training, promotion, transfer opportunities, redundancy and dismissal.

Sexual Orientation

Sexual Orientation
What is sexual orientation? This course helps to define sexual orientation under the Equality Act 2010 and considers how discrimination occurs as a result of this protected characteristic. We will consider each of the four types of discrimination to understand how the law applies in the workplace. This course raises awareness of the most common form of sexual orientation discrimination and ways in which this can be combatted at work. We look through what should be covered in equality training in order to highlight what you need to know to ensure everyone avoids discrimination and treats all people with respect. Learning Outcomes: Define sexual orientation under the Equality Act 2010;Consider each of the four types of discrimination to understand how the law applies in the workplace; What should be covered in equality training in order to highlight what you need to know to ensure everyone avoids discrimination.

Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias
Unconscious bias is when you either favour or discriminate against one group, or person, without being aware of your actions. This module will help you better understand how unconscious bias can affect your behaviour and impact the workplace, recognising the nine different types of bias and discovering ways in which you can mitigate its influence. Learning Outcomes: Understand how unconscious bias can affect your behaviour and impact the workplace; Recognise the nine different types of bias;Discover ways in which you can mitigate the influence of bias.

Workplace Bullying

Workplace Bullying
This module explores bullying in the workplace. We will look at the signs and symptoms of bullying, the reporting process and the responsibilities of employers in relation to workplace bullying. Learning Outcomes: Understand what bullying is, recognise the signs and symptoms, know how to report it and understand the range of potential outcomes following an investigation.

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