Equality & Diversity eLearning course

There is no place for discrimination in social care. Diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination are all a key part of health and social care work.

It is essential that you have a good understanding of what this means in practice. It is important for you to be an advocate of equality and diversity and promote them during your work and home life.

This course forms part of the online care certificate. Complete the care certificate with Grey Matter Learning as part of our course offering.

  • Explain what is meant by diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination
  • Describe ways in which discrimination may deliberately or inadvertently occur at work
  • Explain how practices that support equality and inclusion reduce discrimination
  • Identify which legislation and codes of practice apply to your role
  • Demonstrate interaction that respects individuals' beliefs, culture, values & preferences
  • Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that encourages positive change
  • Identify a range of sources of information, advice and support
  • Describe how and when to access information, advice and support
  • Explain who to ask for support and advice
This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about equality and diversity.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Equality & Diversity eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Equality & Diversity course

At the end of this eLearning you will be able to:

  • Understand the differences between diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination
  • Identify how discrimination takes places
  • Advocate against discrimination and for inclusion
  • Reduce the risk of discrimination in your role
  • Take appropriate action to prevent discrimination and promote inclusion
  • Understand the importance of beliefs, culture, values and preferences
  • Identify relevant legislation

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As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.