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Equality Impact Assessment Training Course

Staff are responsible for making a wide range of decisions; decisions about overarching policies, setting budgets and day-to-day decisions which affect specific individuals/ groups.

An Equality Impact Assessment, now know as an Equality Analysis, is a formal consistent process that is used to consider the impact on protected groups in terms of adverse impact or discrimination.

The Course

This training event starts at the very beginning and takes delegates step by step through all the key elements of the Equality Impact Assessment (Equality Analysis) process. The session focuses on "how to do it".

We will demystify the EA process, assume little or no prior learning and focus on giving delegates time to debate issues, ask questions and then put into practice what they learn.

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A full day course for up to 20 delegates is £795 - less than £40 per delegate.
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Course Aims

  • Increase the learners' awareness of the concept of Unconscious Bias
  • To have an understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty
  • To understand better which groups are protected from discrimination and what types of behaviour are unlawful
  • To develop an awareness of Equality Analysis as a tool for promoting equality, tackling discrimination and fostering good relations
  • To have a better understanding of the different issues and stages of the Equality Analysis process
  • To develop some practical skills in how to use Equality Analysis within the organisation


By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Have a better understanding of the Equality Act 2010 and the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)
  • Be more aware of the nine protected characteristics and what types of behaviour and discrimination are unlawful
  • Have a better understanding of why Equality Analysis is important in helping to promote equality, tackle discrimination and foster good relations
  • Have developed some practical skills in using Equality Analysis to review their own organisation’s policies and procedures


  • The Equality Act Refresher
  • The nine Protected characteristics
  • Prohibited conduct: Discrimination, Harassment and Victimisation
  • Public Sector Equality Duties
  • Equality Analysis: Overview
  • Doing an Equality Analysis
  • Action planning for Equality Analysis
  • Questions, key learning/action points


The course cost is £395. This includes lunch, refreshments and course pack to take away

This is reduced to £355 per delegate for Network members and where more than one person from an organisation books on to the same course

Course Dates and Venues

2018 Dates Venue
30 January Manchester
28 February London
26 March Birmingham
20 April Manchester
2 May Birmingham
27 June London
10 July Manchester

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Terms and Conditions

This booking constitutes a legally binding agreement. If you have not heard from us within 7 days prior to the event please contact Registrations on 0161 763 4783.

Cancellations notified more than four weeks in advance of the Course will incur no charges. Cancellations made less than four weeks before the event will be charged in full. Substitutions will be accepted right up the date of the event. We will not be held liable for the non-arrival of registration information.

For booking information please email: or telephone 0161 763 4783. Event Programme and address will be sent on receipt of completed booking form.

Thank you for undertaking your staff development training with Equality & Diversity UK. We hope you will find this event enjoyable and useful