Equality & Diversity Training | Online Course & Certification

Online Equality and Diversity Training Course

Equality & Diversity Training Courses, Online Certification
£30 +VAT

This Equality and Diversity training course has been designed to help learners understand more about their responsibilities for promoting equality and diversity in the workplace.

The course provides an introduction to the Equality Act 2010 and details each of the protected characteristics so you can learn more about what they are and how to avoid discrimination through your words and actions. The course looks at which behaviour is prohibited by the Equality Act and aims to help you to promote a fairer, more tolerant and more diverse working environment.

  • Designed by business professionals
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate Duration: 2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for learners of all levels, including employers, managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time workers, as everyone in the workplace has a responsibility for supporting equality and diversity. The course has been designed as an introductory level and so no prerequisite training is needed.

If you work in the Health & Social Care sector then our Equality and Diversity in Health and Social Care Training might be more suitable for your needs.


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On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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Course Content

Module Description
1 Introduction to Equality and Diversity Law Test your perceptions, the Equality Act 2010, employer responsibilities, genuine occupational qualifications, positive action and hidden barriers.
2 The Protected Characteristics Age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
3 Discrimination Direct, indirect, associative and perceptive discrimination, disability discrimination and pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
4 Other Prohibited Conduct Harassment, victimisation, stereotyping, prejudice, bullying and how to report bullying or harassment.

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Aims of the Course

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand their workplace responsibilities as stated by the Equality Act 2010.
  • Have knowledge of the protected characteristics that are covered by the law.
  • Understand what is meant by discrimination and be able to recognise the different types.
  • Understand what is deemed as prohibited conduct within the Equality Act.
  • Be aware of the importance of equality and diversity training so that the workplace can become more tolerant and understanding.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 12 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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