Epitome Consultancy & Training
Equalities and Diversity
This course provides an overview of the protected characteristics within the Equality Act 2010 and concentrates on raising the awareness of equality and valuing diversity, as well as direct and indirect discrimination.
It is no longer sufficient to simply respond to individual needs, you need to carry out equality impact assessments and plan how you will be open and inclusive.
The course will:
Provide guidance on how to assess the equalities impacts of your project
Offer mechanisms for challenging discrimination
Look at the provision of services within an equalities framework
Challenge what is and is not acceptable language and behaviour
At the end of the course delegates will:
Have an understanding of the nine protected charactristics
Be able to apply equal opportunities to their day to day work
Understand the difference between diversity and equality