• Equality and diversity in the workplace e-learning

    Essentials: Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

  • Equality and diversity in the workplace e-learning

    Essentials: Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

equality and diversity in the workplace
equality and diversity in the workplace equality and diversity in the workplace
equality and diversity in the workplace

Although you may feel that you treat people equally, sometimes your actions might be perceived differently by others, and lead them to feel uncomfortable, let down or discriminated against. Learn how you can avoid discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

In this course, you'll learn about what equality is, how you can avoid and prevent discrimination and harassment, and how you can comply with the Equality Act.

Learning Objectives
  • Appreciate the value of diversity
  • Describe the protected characteristics and types of discrimination under the Equality Act
  • Explain what harassment is and how it can arise in the workplace
  • Recognise your responsibility to prevent discrimination and harassment
  • Express how you can avoid discriminating and harassing behaviour in the workplace
Course Contents
  1. What is Equality and Diversity in the Workplace?
  2. Do you stereotype?
  3. Value of diversity
  4. Benefits of diversity
  5. Why do equality and diversity matter in the workplace?
  6. The Equality Act 2010
  7. The nine protected characteristics
  8. Types of discrimination
  9. Direct discrimination
  10. Indirect discrimination
  11. Harassment
  12. Victimisation
  13. You make the call: Is it discrimination?
  14. When and how does normal office banter become harassment?
  15. You make the call: Is it harassment?
  16. Standards of conduct
  17. You make the call: Standards of conduct
  18. Reporting concerns
  19. Summary
  20. Assessment
Specification
Feature Description
Duration Approximately 30 minutes
Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Assessment Ten-question assessment
Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment
Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary
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