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Equal Opportunities and Diversity Support Staff and Fee Earners

Data Law Limited


£100 inc VAT
Or £33.33/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 hour
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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This course will consider the differences between equal opportunities and diversity and the legislation and regulation behind them, including your responsibilities under SRA Regulation.

By explaining how stereotypes and prejudices can lead to discrimination, this course will encourage you to reflect on your own views and what responsibilities you have as an employee to ensure that you treat your colleagues and clients with respect.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point


Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the following:

    • What are Equal Opportunities & Diversity
    • What is Equality?
    • Equality Act 2010
    • Protected Characteristics
    • Types of Discrimination
    • Direct Discrimination
    • Indirect Discrimination
    • Discrimination by Association
    • Discrimination by Perception
    • Harassment
    • Assumptions, Stereotyping & Prejudice
    • Cultural Awareness
    • Individual Responsibilities

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners


  • SRA Regulatory and Compliance

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.