Equality, Diversity & Human Rights (General)

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: e-Learning

This course is an introduction to the key equality and diversity issues that you need to understand and apply in your role on a day-to-day basis.


This course looks at the key issues surrounding equality and diversity, and is a general awareness course suitable for all staff. The specific aspects of equality and diversity are also covered in more detail in the Equality, Diversity & Human Rights – Promoting Understanding course.

This course is made up of two modules:

Module 1 – General Awareness

Module 2 – General Awareness Assessment

If learners already have a good understanding of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights they can take the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights E-assessment which is available as a separate course.

**NEW** - Primary care version available

Skills for Health have now developed a Primary care version of this course with learning scenarios and assessments adapted to the needs of GPs and other primary care organisations. If you wish to order the primary care version, please request this in the order notes.

What will learners get out of it
  • An understanding of what is meant by equality and diversity
  • An understanding of nature and process of discrimination
  • An increase in the learners’ awareness of discrimination
  • An understanding of the importance of communication and language
  • An understanding of how to use power responsibly
  • An awareness of the relevant UK legislation, strategies and policies
Who is the course for?

All healthcare staff.


The session is followed by an assessment with a pass mark of 80%. Progress can be tracked by managers for internal audits and learners can keep a certificate of completion for CPD. This course meets the relevant standards for the Core Skills Training Framework.

Accreditations & Endorsements

The course was initially developed by the e-learning development team in Liverpool Community Health Trust, commissioned by NHS North West. The material in the course has since been revised for national use with the with the support of subject experts


30 mins approx

How to access this course

Click 'book now' below then follow the checkout process. On receipt of your order, the e-learning team will be in touch to arrange access, please allow 24 hours.

Save more with bundles

If you are purchasing multiple courses for yourself or your organisation, you could save up to 87% with Skills for Health eLearning bundles. Find out more here. Alternatively, contact us to discuss volume discounts.

FAQ & Guidance

Our FAQ should answer most of your questions, but please do get in touch if you're still not clear about anything.

Peace of Mind Guarantee

For your peace of mind, all Skills for Health eLearning comes with a 14 day money back guarantee. If you are not satisfied or decide the package is not for you for any reason, Skills for Health are happy to refund your payment in full (or cancel your invoice).

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