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The Equality Act 2010

This eLearning course covers the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and provides you with an understanding of equality and diversity in the workplace.



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Course Description

What’s It About?

This Equality and Diversity eLearning programme provides candidates with an understanding of the importance of equality and diversity and how to promote it in their workplace. It aims to help you promote a fairer, more tolerant and more diverse working environment.

This Equality and Diversity eLearning course introduces the legal requirements for complying with the Equality Act 2010. It details each of the protected characteristics to learn more about what they are and how to avoid discrimination through your words and actions. The course also looks at which behaviours are prohibited by the Equality Act.

Who’s It For?

This online Equality and Diversity eLearning course is suitable for all members of staff.

What Does It Cover?

  • Introduction to the Equality Act 2010
  • Legal obligations of employers
  • The meaning of equality
  • Who has a protected characteristic?
  • Causes of prejudice
  • Direct and indirect discrimination
  • Harassment and victimisation
  • Challenging stereotypes and prejudice
  • The recruitment process
  • Exemptions
  • Working hours
  • Time off and equality law
  • Pay and benefits
  • Development
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Employment tribunals
  • Writing an equality policy
  • Promoting the policy
  • Training and monitoring the workforce
  • Managing equality complaints


How Long Does It Take?

The Equality and Diversity eLearning course will typically take 60 minutes to complete. However, as this Equality and Diversity eLearning training is hosted online, candidates can complete one module at a time at a pace to suit them.

Who Is It Accredited By?

This Equality and Diversity eLearning course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, one of the UK’s leading providers of regulated qualifications.

How Does It Work?

Our eLearning programmes are available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs, Macs and laptops. All you need is an Internet connection. Candidates log on to the Learner Management System and work their way through the course. Included in the course are scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Our courses simplify even the most complex of subjects through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage candidates. The key elements of our eLearning courses are:

  • interactive exercises and gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market-leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

How’s It Assessed?

This Equality and Diversity eLearning course is assessed by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course. Candidates must achieve 13 out of 15 to pass.

They will receive an electronic copy of the certificate immediately upon completion of the course. The certificate may be printed and used as evidence of this training.

Please Note

This online Equality and Diversity eLearning course alone does not provide a qualification.