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Promoting Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

Course Code: EDW2

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: Edexcel
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time, Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two weeks
When you'll study: Fridays, 9.00am - 3.00pm

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About the course

In the UK, companies are legally required to adhere to certain practices that ensure discrimination is eliminated and expectations of equality are always met in the workplace. This course is a great way to ensure that you and the company you work for are aware of and adhering to these practices.

What you'll learn

This two day course will cover:

  • what is equality and diversity?
  • why is equality and diversity important?
  • understanding the needs of individuals
  • respecting others and their needs
  • laws and legislations
  • important factors to ensure equality and diversity.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


A workbook will be submitted for assessment and there are no formal exams.

What's next?

Following completion of this course you may find it beneficial to complete a First Aid course at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

This course starts on 3/11/17 and costs £50 (although you may be entitled to funding depending on your circumstances). To apply, please complete and return an application form .