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Distance Learning
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Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Distance Learning

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    180 hours

  • Awarding/validation body:


Course Overview

This qualification aims to provide learners with a greater understanding of equality and diversity to improve their social awareness. It is an effective and insightful way to strengthen your knowledge on best practice in the workplace. This course consists of the following topics – personal and social identities, beliefs, values, stereotyping and labelling, prejudice and discrimination.

Upon completion of this equality and diversity training course, learners could go on to study one of our other courses, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading.

Course Highlights

Unit 1: Equality and diversity in society

In this unit your learners will learn what is meant by the terms ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’. They will develop an understanding of what the effects of stereotyping, labelling, prejudice and discrimination are and start to understand the different characteristics that make people unique.

Unit 2: Equality and diversity in the community

This unit will cover the extent and value of diversity within a chosen community. Your learners will develop an understanding of the potential inequalities which can occur within a community and the support services and groups which exist to ensure that equality and diversity is maintained.

Unit 3: Equality and diversity in the workplace

In this unit your learners will develop an understanding of the meaning of equality and diversity in the workplace. This will include how equality and diversity is monitored in the workplace and how the rights of individuals are protected.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Possibility of getting in a higher level distance learning course in a similar field.


Online learning materials with online assessment

Paper based learning materials and paper based assessment

Paper based learning materials with online assessment

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course; however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy or equivalent.

Our Level 1 and 2 distance learning courses are free if eligible for government funding if you meet the following criteria:

  • Must be aged 19 and over as of 31/08/19
  • If aged 19-23, you must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above (five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C/9-4, two or three AS Levels, one A Level, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2). If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.
  • A resident in the UK for the last 3 years
  • Not enrolled in any other distance learning course with us

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.