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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Training Course

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We will be resuming face to face open training courses in Manchester and London from 1st September 2020

Note that we can still deliver open courses online via video conferencing - contact us for information

Open Courses are full day courses and cost just £395

This Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Essentials training course has been designed to help learners understand more about their responsibilities for promoting equality, tackling all forms of discrimination and fostering good relationships between diverse groups of people in the workplace. The learning package covers all areas of equality legislation, policies, processes, procedures and best practice.

Course Overview

Ideal for staff in any sector, this course provides delegates with an understanding of how the values, opinions and prejudices of an individual can influence those around them, and how this can lead to discrimination.

Delegates will gain awareness of the value of equality, diversity and inclusion and will be encouraged to promote equal opportunities in the workplace

Course Outline

  • Introduction.
  • What is equality, diversity and inclusion?
  • Appropriate/inappropriate language, behaviours and actions
  • Challenging inappropriate language, behaviours and actions
  • Understanding the needs of individuals.
  • Respecting others and their needs.
  • Equality legislation.
  • Strategies for embedding equality, diversity and inclusion.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Training Course

This course is available as an In-House Course and we also run it monthly as an Open Course

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The Benefits of attending Equality, Diversity and Inclusion training

The course introduces the Equality Act 2010 and details each of the protected characteristics so you can learn more about what they are and how to avoid discrimination through your behaviours, language, attitudes, conscious and unconscious bias and actions.

The course looks at good EDI processes, practices, procedures and policy and aims to help you to manage/promote a fairer, more accepting and more diverse working environment.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for individuals of all levels, including employers, managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time workers, support/frontline staff as everyone in the workplace has a responsibility for supporting equality and diversity.

The course has been designed as an introductory level and so no prerequisite training is needed.

What are the aims of the training?

The training helps you to:

  • Strive to achieve best practice in recruitment, retention and career progression practices as employers.
  • Support the development of good diversity practice by collecting and sharing examples of practical activities that contribute to progress.
  • Achieve good and exemplar practice over time

Specific learning aims include:

  • To raise awareness of the nine protected characteristics within the Equality Act
  • To understand the different types of discrimination
  • To explore how beliefs, values and attitudes drive behaviour
  • Explore and consider issues of empathy and sympathy by exploring stereotypes
  • Recognising the benefits of embracing difference
  • To gain an awareness of employer and employee duties in relation to Equality and Diversity, and inclusion
  • To understand what ‘good practice’ means for your organisation
  • To recognise individual and organisational responsibilities

How is the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion course structured?

The course is run as a 1-day workshop. Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive.


Open Course

Face to face courses - Delegate Rate: £395.

This includes lunch, refreshments and course pack to take away

Open Courses run via Zoom: £295 per delegate

If there are less than 3 delegates on a Zoom course, we will normally be able to finish by 1.00 pm. The full course contents will be covered

In House Course

Half Day: £495

Full Day: £795

Face to Face courses: maximum 20 delegates per session
Courses run via Zoom, maximum 10 delegates per session

Travel costs are in addition for face to face courses. Please see our Costs and Agreement

Course Dates

7 September ZOOM
15 October London
18 November ZOOM
4 December London

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Terms and Conditions

This booking constitutes a legally binding agreement. Payment must be made before the course date. 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

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