Equality & Diversity in the workplace

The aim of this course is to provide you with knowledge and an understanding of equality and diversity within the workplace and wider society. This course should support you to promote tolerance and provide you with the confidence to treat others fairly and respectfully, regardless of their differences.
This course is suitable for everyone in the workplace.

Upon successfully completing this course you will be awarded a certificate in Equality and Diversity.

60 minutes. £9.99.

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60 minutes


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Course type

Online study / e-learning



Course Aim

To have enough knowledge and understanding of how equality and diversity can be achieved within the workplace. To understand the importance of equality and diversity and how you can make a difference. This starts with you by treating all people with fairness, tolerance and respect.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you should:

  • Understand what is meant by equality and diversity
  • Understand the protected characteristics defined by law
  • Understand the different types of discrimination and how to identify it
  • Understand the effects of inappropriate behaviour and how to approach it
  • Understand how to report concerns.

Legislation & Regulatory Justification


The Equality Act 2010

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction to Equality and Diversity
    5 minutes
  • What is equality, diversity and inclusion?
    5 minutes
  • Protected Characteristics
    5 minutes
  • Types of discrimination
    5 minutes
  • Identifying types of discrimination
    5 minutes
  • There is only one race. The human race.
    5 minutes
  • Case Study: Sex Discrimination
    5 minutes
  • Case Study: Religion and Belief Discrimination
    5 minutes
  • The Equality Act 2010
    5 minutes
  • What should we do about inequality and discrimination?
    5 minutes
  • The effects of unacceptable workplace conduct
    5 minutes
  • How to identify inappropriate behaviour
    5 minutes
  • How to challenge inappropriate behaviour
    5 minutes
  • Change starts when you choose to care
    5 minutes
  • Respecting others and their needs
    5 minutes
  • Reporting concerns
    5 minutes
  • References
    5 minutes
  • Equality and Diversity
    12 questions
  • Course Submission and Feedback
    0 minutes

Your course includes


Up-to-date information TBC

Our course material is both current and relevant; verified by leaders in the industry.

Various media

We use a combination of text, imagery, videos and presentations to help you get the most out of this course.

Course downloads

This course features documents for you to download and use in your day-to-day work. 

Post-course feedback

Upon completion of the course you are required to complete a short feedback survey.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course begins when you are ready. Although the course duration is 60 minutes, you can work at your own pace, and your progress is saved automatically.

How long do I have access to the course?

After registering for the course, you have 365 days to access the course.

Does the course have a test?

Yes. There is a short assessment at the end of the course. If you do not pass, you have the opportunity to review the content and re-take the assessment when you are ready.

Does the course offer a certificate upon completion?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a personalised certificate. This is saved to your personal dashboard. You can download and print this certificate when you require it. In addition, you are also credited with a digital badge that will feature in your personal dashboard.

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