Understanding equality and diversity - eLearning (14HW01CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

This free course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity, whether it is for personal or employment reasons.

You will be introduced to the key aspects of equality and diversity, the Human Rights Act, and its importance in the workplace, in society and in communities.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens and paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

  • The definitions of ‘equality’ and ‘equal opportunity’
  • What the benefits are of being employed in a diverse workplace
  • About equality and diversity in the workplace and the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees.
  • How individuals can promote equality and diversity at work.

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.