Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Training

Also known as EDI Training

CPD Approved Diversity Scotland
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

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  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

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  • Free Management Suite (10+ courses)

£31 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Equality, Diversity and Inclusion course explains what the law expects of individuals in terms of preventing discrimination and harassment based on the nine protected characteristics, but it also empowers you to do the right thing, to give everyone the same opportunities and to ensure everyone has a sense of belonging, whoever and wherever they might be.

Equality - treating everyone fairly - diversity - appreciating people's uniqueness - and inclusion - encouraging everyone to retain their uniqueness - are vital components of workplaces and societies everywhere, so understanding how to promote them is essential for all employees.

  • Developed by experts in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

Aims of the course

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand how the Equality Act 2010 protects from discrimination, harassment and victimisation for nine specific protected characteristics.
  • Recognise these nine protected characteristics and understand how to promote the equality, diversity and inclusion of them.
  • Understand what is meant by discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying, how to avoid them and how to report these behaviours.
  • Recognise where personal changes to behaviour can be made in order to ensure everyone feels valued and included.
  • Understand that equality, diversity and inclusion are essential values to uphold both in and outside of the workplace.
  • Understand the responsibilities of all employees, employers, managers and HR teams in regards to ensuring equality and diversity in work practices and procedures.


CPD Approved
Diversity Scotland

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

Additionally, this course has been assessed by Diversity Scotland to ensure the content aligns to current best-practice thinking in diversity, equality and inclusion.

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. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content

1Introduction to the Protected Characteristics

Key terms and definitions, the nine protected characteristics, age, disability, and gender reassignment.

2Marriage & Civil Partnership, Pregnancy & Maternity and Race

Marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and race.

3Religion & Belief, Sex, Sexual Orientation & Workplace Equality Policies

Religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation, and workplace policies and procedures.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. 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.

Who should take this course?

This EDI training course is suitable for learners of all levels and all job roles, as everyone within and outside of the workplace has a responsibility for supporting equality and diversity and promoting inclusion.

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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Add your chosen course to your basket. Once you’ve added all the courses you need, follow our step-by-step checkout process where you can purchase using Debit or Credit card.

For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.

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Course access

Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training. 

If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one. 

Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact support@highspeedtraining.co.uk, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.