Equality and Diversity

in Health & Social Care

This course provides a thorough understanding of equality and diversity, helping to introduce new recruits to the subject or act as a refresher for current employees.

Course description

The Equality & Diversity in Health & Social Care course covers what equality, diversity, inclusion and discrimination mean and how they affect health and care workers in their role. It explains the barriers that can prevent equality being recognised and describes how to work in an inclusive way to reduce the likelihood of discrimination. The course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) for health.

This two module course delivers two CPD hours and will provide you with a thorough understanding of equality and diversity.

  • Understand what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you and your role
  • Recognise the barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, labelling and unfair discrimination
  • Understand the main types of discrimination and discriminatory practices in health and social care and how to challenge them
  • Learn how to model inclusive practice in your role
  • Learn about the key legislation and codes of practice, and both employers’ and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it
  • Discover how to access information, advice and support about equality, diversity and inclusion.

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Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £18.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



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This course is included as part of EduCare for Health & Social Care, our comprehensive online learning service that includes essential training for health and social care staff.

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Key features and benefits

Price £18.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience Health

  • Provides an introduction to the Equality Act 2010 and the ‘protected characteristics’ that form the basis of the law
  • The Equality & Diversity course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 2 CPD credits
  • 70% pass mark
  • This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and the CSTF
  • Certificate upon completion provides evidence of learning
  • Course id: 96

What customers say

"The courses are a very practical and cost effective way of staff accessing training on a wide variety of subjects. The courses use a variety of formats and exercises to vary the learning, maintain interest and reinforce subjects. It’s also great that the courses are continually being updated, either with new content or new features, such as videos and animations."

Dave Cartlidge, Training Manager
Wrixon Care