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NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity

OSC1433

Do you want to develop your awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity for both workplace and personal progression? Then this Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity course could be just for you.

Course Duration

12 months of tutor support.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this NCFE course, you will receive a Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity.

Entry Requirements

You must be 16 or over. There are no other specific entry requirements, however, you may find it helpful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Assessment

There are no external assessments or examinations in this course, meaning students will be assessed internally through tutor-marked assignments for each unit.

Study Options

 
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  • Highlight how stereotyping and labelling can affect individuals.
  • Outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination.
  • Allow the learner to examine rights and responsibilities.
  • Provide a basis for further learning/career progression.

This Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity is perfect for those who want to examine the importance of equality and diversity within a wide range of societal contexts.

During the course, you will develop their awareness of the issues around equality and diversity. You will be able to use what you learn in your workplace to ensure you treat work colleagues fairly and equally.

You will dive into the effects of stereotyping, labelling, prejudice, and discrimination, before understanding the different characteristics that make us who we are.

After completing this qualification, you can progress to higher-level qualifications surrounding equality and diversity.

This course will allow you to progress into several different industries due to the relevance of the qualification.

Future career options:

  • Youth worker
  • Community development work
  • Health and social care
  • Customer service/business subjects
  • Early years care and education

Course content

  • Describe what is meant by 'equality'.
  • Define the following terms: stereotyping, prejudice, labelling, protected characteristics, equal opportunity, positive action, discrimination, and discrimination by association.
  • Describe examples of inequality of equal opportunity within society.
  • Describe examples of inequality within society.

  • Describe what is meant by diversity.
  • Identify diversity that exists within society by looking at interests; beliefs; age; lifestyles; personal characteristics; and cultural identities.
  • Describe the contribution these variations make to the overall diversity of society.
  • Describe how diversity enhances your own life.
  • Explain why it is important to respect the difference between individuals.
  • Describe how differences should be respected.
  • Explain why it is important to respect the difference between individuals.
  • Describe how these differences should be respected.

  • Explain why some people stereotype others.
  • Describe the damaging effects stereotyping and labelling can have on individuals.
  • Describe ways stereotyping is encouraged in society.

  • Describe how people may develop prejudices.
  • Describe the types of discrimination and prejudices that can exist in society.
  • Describe the difference between indirect and direct discrimination.
  • Give examples of prejudices that can exist in society.
  • Describe the effects that different types of discrimination can have on individuals.
  • Describe the effects that different types of prejudice can have on individuals.

  • Describe the factors and characteristics that make a person who they are, including physical characteristics; likes and dislikes; values and beliefs; personal interests; religious and cultural beliefs; and geographical.
  • Describe what having 'multiple identities' means.
  • Describe your own multiple identities.
  • Describe the multiple identities of another person.
  • Illustrate how an individual can identify as belonging to a number of different groups.

Awarding Body

NCFE is a leading provider of vocational and technical courses as well as an educational charity. With over 170 years of experience in providing an outstanding education experience, NCFE work with industry experts to create smarter solutions to the greatest learning needs.

They are one of the largest technical and vocational awarding bodies in the United Kingdom and their qualifications are awarded to thousands of people each year.

Extra Information

Once enrolled, you have 12 months to complete your studies. The course will include 60 guided learning hours.

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or online, depending on the study method you choose. If you choose to study online, your login details will be emailed to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away.

60 guided learning hours.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve a NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate to acknowledge the completion of the NCFE Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity.

After passing the qualification, you can progress to higher-level qualifications surrounding equality and diversity.

This course will allow you to progress into several different industries due to the relevance of the qualification, including:

  • Youth worker
  • Community development work
  • Health and social care
  • Customer service/business subjects
  • Early years care and education

FAQs

You must be at least 16 years of age. There are no other entry requirements, however, you might find it helpful to have already achieved the Level 1 qualification.

You will have 12 months from enrolment to complete this course.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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