Valuing Diversity in the Workplace – Level 2 Course

£ 181.12

Workplace Diversity Distance Learning Course – diversity course, workplace diversity course, workplace diversity distance learning course

Course Description

The aims of the Valuing Diversity in the Workplace – Level 2 Course are to examine the legal, regulatory and ethical considerations brought about by the changing society within which we live and to promote best practice in adopting, encouraging and managing diversity.

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain a better understanding of the changing nature of society, legal aspects of equality and the benefits that can accrue from valuing diversity in clients, customers, colleagues and staff.

Differences in beliefs, values and culture are an increasingly important part of our society. An understanding not only of the legal framework which exists, but also of the positive benefits which can arise from a varied community, are essential elements of any organisation’s success. This programme is intended to promote greater knowledge and understanding of a variety of issues which diversity raises and to encourage adoption of best practice in managing workplace relationships.

On successful completion of this course students will receive an endorsed Level 2 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

The Valuing Diversity in the Workplace – Level 2 Course Includes the Following Units:
The following topics are covered: Understanding Diversity, Stereotyping and prejudice, The case for valuing diversity, Ethics and values, Changes in society, People management, Legislation and Making the full use of human resources.
The following topics are covered: Sex, race, Disability, Sexual orientation, Religion or belief, Gender reassignment and Age.
The following topics are covered: What kind of discrimination? What is direct discrimination? What is less favourable treatment? What is indirect discrimination? Disability discrimination, victimisation and Harassment and bullying.
The following topics are covered: Equal Pay Act 1970, Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Sex Discrimination Act 1975, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Human Rights Act 1998, Employment Act 2002, Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003, Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003 and Sex Discrimination Burden of Proof Regulations 2003.
The following topics are covered: With customer and clients, With colleagues, With employees, Managing, adopting and encouraging diversity and Moving from compliance to best practice.
The following topics are covered: Further reading and Useful addresses.


There are no particular entry requirements for this course, so students can sign up providing they are comfortable studying at a Level 2 standard.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.


You will be assessed on TMAs (Tutor Marked Assignments). Most TMAs consists of short paragraph answers, although some TMAs may have a specific word count. The main criteria to pass as assignment is to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question and have answered it sufficiently.

If the assignment is not of the required level or needs an amendment it will be detailed in your tutor feedback so you can make any required changes. The course tutor will be happy to give guidance as to how you might improve you answers. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

About ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained.

The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

Information on level descriptors can be found on the Ofqual’s level descriptors page.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Additional information

Course Format

Paper Based Materials

Self-Study Time

Approximately 80 Hours (Self-Study)

Delivery Time

1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)