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Level 2 Award in Equality and Diversity

  • Overview of the course

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    Ref: 601/3144/5 Sector: Preparation for Life and Work.
    This qualification is suitable for both young and adult learners, including those in or seeking employment. It is also ideal for those who need to develop an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity, for example as part of an induction programme or personal development.
    The objectives of these qualifications are to help learners to:
    • raise their awareness of the issues surrounding equality and diversity
    • apply this awareness through their actions in society, community and the workplace.
  • What you'll learn

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    These qualifications aim to:
    Introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in a variety of environments including society, the community and the workplace
    Highlight how stereotyping and labelling affect individuals
    Outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination
    Allow the learner to examine rights and responsibilities
    Stress the importance of taking individual responsibility and action to help and support others
    Provide a basis for further study and/or career development.
  • Entry requirements

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    There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However a keen interest in issues surrounding equality and diversity and recent global events in 2020 would be advantageous.
    You maybe required to undertake an informal interview to assess your suitability.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    Learners will complete a workbook and take part in class discussion and scenarios related to the subject. There is a keen element towards learners sharing their experiences which will be used within their written work.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    • A ring binder folder to keep your work organised is essential.
    • You will also need to bring a pen and a notepad to take notes.
    • You can bring your own device to support learning
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    In the first instance please send a message to communitylearning@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £224.00
    Other fees: £43.00
  • Future opportunities

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    Other courses available to support your learning:
    • Free English and maths courses for those who have not yet attained a grade at C at GCSE (grade 4 equivalent)
    • Free digital literacy courses for beginners in computing and tablets
    • Free positive steps to wellbeing courses to support improved mental wellbeing, health and confidence
    • A range of employability skills courses

    Information, advice and guidance is available at all Bolton College centres. Our Adult Community Learning Job Coach is available to support learners who are seeking employment.
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):

    Helpline


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Disclaimer

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    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
  • Start Date:

    26/02/2021

  • End Date:

    25/06/2021

  • Time:

    09:15 - 13:15
    4.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    15 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre

  • Course Code:

    CR843-CLFS