Equality, Diversity and Human Rights | Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Equality, Diversity and Human Rights training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).
The health and social care sectors have a responsibility to ensure delivery of services and workforce management which fully demonstrate and reflect the principles of equality, diversity and human rights.
It is through the active and adequate understanding of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights that the healthcare and social care sectors will be able to recruit and retain a workforce that is more reflective of and sensitive to the population it seeks to serve.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This Equality, Diversity and Human Rights e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services including:
- NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff,
- Locum doctors and nurses,
- Locum allied health professionals (AHPs),
- Agency nurses,
- Agency workers,
- Healthcare assistants,
- Support workers,
- Care assistants, and
- Community services.
What is covered in this course?
This online Equality, Diversity and Human Rights training course covers the following:
- An introduction to equality, diversity and human rights
- Why awareness of equality, diversity and human rights is essential in the health and social care sectors
- The meaning of equality, diversity and human rights (and other vital 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 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 providing services
- What the law says about discrimination
- The primary 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 a practical approach to tackling discrimination
- Individual responsibilities with regards to equality, diversity and human rights
- Organisational duties with regards to equality, diversity and human rights.