Equality and Diversity Awareness for Staff

*Available Online

Our most popular course! This training aims to equip staff with a clear understanding of the different ways in which discrimination can occur and an appreciation of the common barriers to equality for people with protected characteristics.

It focuses on both service delivery and employment. It will also ensure staff gain an understanding of their legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010. This is an interactive training session which aims to explore the Equality Act and barriers within the context of the day to day work of the organisation. This training has been tailored for the housing sector, but can also be made more relevant to other third sector organisations. We have used our expertise at delivering online events and training to adapt this course to make it ‘online friendly’, working closely with our experienced trainers we have created an engaging and interactive environment which still covers the key components of the course in an intimate group without the all common ‘Zoom fatigue’.

We are offering ‘Open Access’ courses for individuals to participate in this training with other housing professionals, to see when the next open access training is click here alternatively, if you would like to book an in house course for your organisation please get in touch

 

Objectives - The learner will be able to:

Explain why equality matters

Recognise their organisation’s and their own legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010

Describe who is protected from discrimination and the different ways in which this discrimination can be experienced

Assess service users experiences across the Protected Characteristics and identify the barriers they may face and ways to remove such barriers.

Specify the impact of stereotyping and prejudice in relation to protected characteristics.

Target audience

This course is aimed at all staff and assumes no prior knowledge of the Equality Act. Sending employees on this course helps employers to ensure their staff are aware of their legal responsibilities in relation to equality and diversity as well as the principles behind the legislation.

 

Duration

1/2 day

Information

How to book

If you would like to book our Equality and Diversity Awareness Training for Staff or want further information please contact info@taipawb.org or call 029 2053 7630.

Feedback from attendees and organisations:

“Good eye opener to organisational issues”

“Food for thought – really helpful, thanks!”

“Scenarios good! Good way to illustrate certain issues”