Equality and Diversity Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The duration of the course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon learners knowledge of the subject.

This qualification aims to introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in a variety of environments including society, the community and the workplace. Raise awareness of the issues surrounding equality and diversity; apply this awareness through actions in society, community and the workplace.

As part of this course you will study three mandatory units:

UNIT 1 – Equality and diversity in society

  • Section 1 Understand what equality its
  • Session 2 Understand what diversity is
  • Session 3 Understand the effects of stereotyping and labelling
  • Session 4 Understand the effects of prejudice and discrimination
  • Session 5 Understand the ways in which people might choose to describe themselves

UNIT 2 – Equality and diversity in the community

  • Session 1 Understand the extent of diversity within a community
  • Session 2 Understand the value to communities in creating and maintaining a diverse environment
  • Session 3 Understand the potential inequality that can occur within a community
  • Section 4 Understand the support services and groups that exist within a community to ensure equality and diversity is maintained

UNIT 3 – Equality and diversity in the workplace

  • Session 1 Understand the meaning of equality and diversity within the workplace
  • Session 2 Understand how equality and diversity is monitored in the workplace
  • Session 3 Understand how the rights of individuals are protected in the workplace

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Course Summary

Course Title Equality and Diversity Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19

  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years

  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of
    Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley
    and the West Midlands.

  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e QCF
    Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE
    grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First
    Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level


  • Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain

An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the

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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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