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Certificate in Equality & Diversity

Level:
Level 2
Course Code:
PDMN0114/12/A
Location:
Distance / Blended Learning
Duration:
16 weeks


This qualification promotes social awareness and good practice of equality and diversity within a community, at work, at home and in society in general. Whether you would like to strengthen your own knowledge, or become more socially aware in the workplace, this course is perfect for you.

"I enjoyed learning the different strategies of working in a multi-cultural setting. This course helped me as I work in a similar setting. I will be able to support my client group better."

FAQs  

Every year, there are approximately 270,000 incidents of ‘hate crime’ in the UK. These crimes usually involve violence, and are committed against someone because of their disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or other characteristic. However, attitudes can be changed through the promotion of equality and diversity. This qualification promotes social awareness and good practice of equality and diversity within a community, at work, at home and in society in general. Whether you would like to strengthen your own knowledge, or become more socially aware in the workplace.

Unit 1: Equality and Diversity in Society
In this unit you will understand what is meant by the term 'equality' and explore the effects of stereotyping and labelling.

Unit 2: Equality and Diversity in the Community
This unit will help you identify the extent of diversity that exists within a community and understand the benefits of equality and diversity.

Unit 3: Equality and Diversity in the Workplace
This unit covers how equality and diversity can be promoted and maintained by employees, and will identify the benefits of a diverse workforce.
Each unit is assessed though short answer questions. Assessments are completed online via our online assessment platform or you can request paper-based assessments that you will need to post back to us.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course. This is a knowledge based qualification and requires a good level of literacy, reading and writing.

Learners must be over 19 and resident in the UK or EU country for at least 3 years.
You can enrol onto other Level 2 subject specific qualifications or progress onto higher level courses.
You will receive a study pack which contains your learning resources, study plan, study guide and how to access the online assessment platform. If you want to complete paper-based assessment you will have the option to request these when you enrol.

This course is also available fully online (learning material and assessments).
This is a distance / home study course, so you can study at your own pace and at a time to suit you. A subject specialist tutor will be allocated to you and you can email them should you have any questions relating to your course.

It is important that you can work independently and be dedicated to set time aside each week for your studies, we recommend that you allow a minimum of 4 to 6 hours a week. Remember that your study time counts towards your CPD - Continuing Professional Development.

There is no cost for this qualification. However, if you do not complete your course inside the agreed timescale without a valid reason there will be a charge of £100.

For more information call Steve or Lida on 01271 852354 or email pddistancelearning@petroc.ac.uk

Course Fees

Total Fee: £0