Equality, Diversity and Discrimination online course

Equality, Diversity and Discrimination

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This Equality, Diversity and Discrimination course meets The Equality Act 2010 in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD

Equality and Diversity Training is crucial for business owners and HR professionals to maintain a healthy and inclusive work environment. It covers anti-discriminatory practices and reporting inappropriate behaviour as workplaces become more culturally diverse. Organisations must ensure fair and respectful treatment of all employees, regardless of their differences.

The Equality, Diversity and Discrimination course covers various topics. The course introduces equality and diversity, explaining the meaning of the two terms and how they are related. It then delves into equality legislation and discusses discrimination in detail, including its various forms and how to tackle it.

The course also covers promoting diversity and the links between values, attitudes and beliefs to equality and diversity. Stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination are also explored, along with institutional discrimination and how to value others. The course also addresses the issue of resistance to feedback and how to overcome it.

Throughout the course, learners are provided with case studies and real-life examples to enhance their understanding of the topics. By the end of the period, learners will have gained knowledge and skills to promote equality and diversity at work and create a positive and inclusive work environment that benefits everyone. The course suits all levels of employees, from frontline staff to employers and managers.



This Equality, Diversity and Discrimination online course is approved by:


 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.



  • Provide participants with the skills and knowledge to promote a workplace culture of respect, inclusivity, and fairness.

  • Explore the Equality Act 2010 and its implications for workplace behaviour, including discrimination, prejudice, and stereotypes.

  • Recognise and challenge discriminatory behaviour, promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment.

  • Understand the value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and how to promote these principles through policies, practices, and behaviour.

  • Create a healthy and productive working environment that values and respects the uniqueness of all individuals, regardless of their background or characteristics.


  • Individuals of all levels, including employers, managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time workers, and support/frontline staff.

  • Anyone in the workplace who has a responsibility for supporting equality and diversity.

Over ten modules, this course will give an overview of The Equality Act 2010 and its protection against discrimination, harassment, and victimisation of individuals.

Module 1:  What is Equality & Diversity

This module explains the importance of equality and diversity, and how discrimination affects individuals and society.

Module 2: Equality and Diversity Legislation

This module covers the UK laws and regulations that promote equality and diversity, including the Equality Act 2010.

Module 3: What do we mean by Discrimination

This module defines discrimination and its different forms, such as direct, indirect, associative, and perceptive.

Module 4: Promoting Diversity

This module explores the benefits of diversity and provides strategies to promote inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.

Module 5: Links Between Values, Attitudes and Beliefs

This module explains the links between personal values, attitudes and beliefs and how they can affect behaviour towards diversity.

Module 6: Stereotypes, Prejudices and Discrimination

This module covers the differences between stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination and their impact on individuals and society.

Module 7: Institutional Discrimination

This module explains the concept of institutional discrimination and how it can affect policies, procedures, and practices in organisations.

Module 8: Valuing Others

This module explores the importance of valuing others and building positive relationships, including effective communication and active listening.

Module 9: Resistance to Feedback

This module discusses resistance to feedback and the factors that contribute to it, including personal biases and cultural differences.

Module 10: Course Summary

This module summarises the key concepts and learning outcomes of the Equality, Diversity and Discrimination course.



At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

70 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


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Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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