Equality and Diversity in Health & Social Care - Level 1 - Online Training Course - UK CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Who is this equality, diversity and inclusion training for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s equality, diversity and inclusion eLearning course should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This online equality & diversity course is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff

This online equality, diversity and inclusion course covers the main points relating to equality legislation. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

  • To inform learners on factors to consider with regards to equality, diversity, human rights and inclusion
  • To provide an clear understanding on the key legislation regarding human rights, equality and anti-discrimination
  • To provide essential equality and diversity training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

  • An introduction to equality, diversity and human rights
  • Why awareness of equality, diversity and human rights is important in the health & social care sectors
  • The meaning of equality, diversity and human rights (and other key terms)
  • An awareness of the Equality Act 2010
  • An understanding of the general duties of the Equality Act 2010
  • Protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010
  • Definitions and practical applications of fairness and equality
  • How to judge what is 'reasonable' in terms of the Equality Act
  • How can health and social care organisations can promote an inclusive approach
  • The Human Rights Act 1998
  • An understanding of human rights under the Human Rights Act
  • An understanding of absolute and non-absolute rights
  • A human rights based approach to delivering healthcare services
  • An awareness of the F.R.E.D.A core principles when delivering services:
  • What the law says about discrimination
  • The main forms of discrimination (including institutional discrimination)
  • An understanding of workplace bullying and harassment
  • The basis of discrimination and the 'ladder of prejudice'
  • How to challenge prejudice and discrimination within the workplace
  • Reporting discrimination and harassment
  • Benefits of an effective approach to tackling discrimination
  • Individual responsibilities with regards to equality, diversity and human rights
  • Organisational responsibilities with regards to equality, diversity and human rights

Assessment and certification

At the end of this equality, diversity and inclusion course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online equality, diversity and inclusion training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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