Residential at the College

Whether you want to study further in this field, or simply develop your personal and professional outlook, this course will give you a foundation in equality and diversity on which to build your thinking and practice. This qualification has been developed in order to address new legislation in this area, reinforcing the importance of equality and diversity within different contexts. You’ll gain an understanding of the different issues affecting equality and diversity in today’s society, the community and the workplace.

This course aims to introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in a variety of environments including society, the community and the workplace. It highlights how stereotyping and labelling affect individuals and outlines the effects of prejudice and discrimination. You will examine rights and responsibilities and learn the importance of taking individual responsibility and action to help and support others.


28th June 2021 - 30th June 2021 (3 Days- 2 Nights)


Level 2 

Learning Outcomes 

  • You will understand the terms equality and diversity, understand the importance of equality & diversity and the legislation associated with it.
  • You will also be able to describe the impact and how to challenge stereotyping
  • The importance of equality and diversity
  • Which organisations work on equality issues
  • Differentiate between equality and discrimination
  • Equality and diversity legislation


You may be interested in Understanding Politics or Human Rights and Responsibilities.