Equality & Diversity

VTCT Level 1 Award in Equality and Diversity

Course Summary

Equality, diversity and inclusion are key strategic priorities of many organisations across the UK. It is essential that staff understand these concepts so they can take steps to positively support equality and diversity. This short qualification is perfect  to complement existing programmes of study such as employability.

Throughout this qualification learners will develop knowledge of diversity, stereotyping and equal opportunities. The different approaches to supporting equality and diversity will also be explored.

Areas which may be covered during the course:

  • Understand what is meant by diversity and appreciate its value to society

  • Understand what is meant by stereotyping and its underlying assumptions and generalisations

  • Understand the concept of equal opportunities

  • Be able to recognise positive approaches that promote equality and diversity

Progression

When successfully completed learners will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualification:

  • VTCT Level 2 Equality and Diversity