Equality and Diversity Level 2

NCFE Level 2 Certificate
Explore issues of equality and diversity, and navigate diverse environments with confidence. Delve into a rich curriculum designed to foster deep understanding and gain insights that transcend conventional training, empowering you to drive meaningful action and contribute positively to societal progress.
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Whether you’re seeking employment, aiming to broaden your horizons, or simply eager to explore issues of equality and diversity, our course is tailor-made for you. Delve into a rich curriculum designed to foster a deep understanding of societal dynamics, workplace intricacies, and community engagement. Gain insights that transcend conventional training, empowering you to navigate diverse environments with confidence and competence.

At the heart of our qualification lies a commitment to raising awareness and driving meaningful action in equality and diversity. Explore the intricacies of terminology, contextual application, and social constructs surrounding equality and diversity. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll not only enrich your professional endeavours but also contribute positively to societal progress.

Employers across various sectors recognise the value of individuals well-versed in equality and diversity principles. The Equality Act (2010) enforces the need for prospective employees in multiple sectors to be aware of the implications of legislation and associated policies. Employers strongly value relevant experience and proof of commitment to this area.

This qualification will enhance applicant potential in any job role or industry and is particularly relevant for those working in the following sectors, such as:

Embrace the opportunity to stand out in today’s competitive landscape, equipped with the expertise and credentials to make a difference. This isn’t just a qualification; it’s a testament to your commitment to personal growth, professional excellence, and societal progress. Step into a brighter future with our transformative program because change begins with knowledge, and opportunity follows in its wake.

What you will learn

  1. Equality and diversity in society (D/506/2234)

    In this unit you will consider what is meant by the terms ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’. You will develop an understanding of the effects of stereotyping, labelling, prejudice and discrimination and will start to understand the different characteristics that make us who we are.

  2. Equality and diversity in the community (H/506/2235)

    In this unit, you will consider the extent and value of diversity within a chosen community. As part of this, you will develop an understanding of the potential inequalities which can occur within a community and the support services and groups which exist to ensure equality and diversity are maintained.

  3. Equality and diversity in the workplace (K/506/2236)

    In this unit, you will develop an understanding of the meaning of equality and diversity in the workplace. This will include how equality and diversity is monitored in the workplace and how the rights of individuals are protected.

Awarding Body

Your NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity is awarded and accredited by NCFE, one of the UK’s leading qualification awarding bodies.

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Course Outcome

Upon completing this course, you will be awarded an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity; a formal British qualification.

How is this course assessed or examined?

This course consists of three units. Each unit will include a written assignment, which is marked by your personal tutor.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however, you will need an average ability in reading and writing English.

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Faye

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Beginning my career as an early years practitioner inspired me to step into the world of teaching. I have since elevated my skillset through a range of qualifications including L3 in Assessing Vocational Achievement, L3 in Education & Training and L4 in Internal Quality Assurance. I’m a big kid at heart; I love Disney movies and also dabble in photography.  

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Sarah

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