Equality and Diversity In House Training Courses

Equality and Diversity UK provide in-house courses throughout the country all year round.

Using information provided by you on our pre-course questionnaire, we tailor the training to your needs and circumstances, whether you want a single workshop for your magagers, trainers or team leaders or a series of sessions for the whole organisation.
  • We charge £795 for a full day for groups of up to 20 delegates*.
  • A half day session (up to 3 hours) is £495.
  • We can provide two separate half day sessions in a full day for the full day rate
  • Travel and subsistence costs are in addition
  • Please download our Costs and Agreement and Who We Are and What We Do documents for full details

Please complete our Training Enquiry Form giving us the details of the training you require, and we will get back to you with a draft course outline, tailored to your requirements.

Alternatively, complete our Pre-Course Questionnaire which will give us full information on your aims, outcomes and all other information we need to produce a full course outline.

* Where the number of delegates exceeds 20, we charge an additional £15 per delegate
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  Example training courses

Below are some examples of in-house courses we have run for various organisations. Please note that all of our courses are tailored to your exact requirements

In House Training courses for Schools and Colleges

» Embedding Equality into the Curriculum
This course will help you learn more about embedding equality and diversity into both leadership and curriculum development and the competencies needed to achieve this. It provides a starting point for identifying your skills and areas for your own and others’ professional development A copy of our new resource - Building Equality into the Curriculum Toolkit - will be given to all delegates attending

» Preparing for Ofsted Inspection.
This course will be suitable for all those organisations subject to OFSTED inspections (Common Inspection Framework) and will be particularly suitable for managers in the learning and skills sector.

» Consulting Learners.
Capturing the learner's voice and working with learners is central to a customer-focused quality improvement strategy. OFSTED Inspectors make extensive use of learner feedback in making judgments and good practice in relation to their experience of equality and diversity. This workshop is designed to share good practice of strategies for surveying learners about their equality experience within the college environment.

In House Training courses for Human Resources professionals

» HR everyday practice - equality, diversity and inclusion
This course will be appropriate across all sectors for any person with an equality and diversity responsibility, including those that are small business owners or those businesses that do not have a diversity or HR manager.
» Equality and Diversity in the Workplace.
This course has been designed to give an overview of the Equality Act 2010 legislation including the implications of getting things wrong. It aims to help line managers understand issues relating to discrimination, victimisation and harassment in the workplace - and the confidence to deal with them if they are alleged

» Interviewing Skills
The aim of this Interviewing Skills training session is to ensure all participants are aware of the impact that the Equality Act 2010 has made on recruitment and selection processes within their organsiations, Aimed at HR professionals and managers who carry out interviews

 » Intercultural Competencies
This course is suitable for all those wishing to develop their intercultural competencies, but will be particularly useful for colleagues who have managerial responsibilities and those working in the area of Human Resources and Organisational development.

» Domestic Abuse: A Workplace Issue
Seventy-five per cent of those experiencing domestic abuse are targeted at work and it is often possible for perpetrators to use workplace resources such as phones, email and other means to threaten, harass or abuse their current or former partner This course aims to help line managers understand issues relating to domestic abuse in the workplace - and the confidence to deal with it when it arises

In House Training courses for Solicitors and Legal Firms

» Equality and Diversity for Legal Services
This training package provides advice and guidance for legal services firms on their duties and responsibilities to good equality and diversity practice. It is aimed at solicitors, barristers and other legal service companies that deal with the public and who are bound by the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) Code of Conduct 2011.

Please note, we are now fully accredited by the SRA for carrying out training for legal services firms and we can provide CPD units for all training carried out. Contact us for training enquiries

In House Training courses for Fostering Agencies

» Improving Care for Black and Minority Ethnic Children in Social Care
This workshop will support professionals, foster carers and adoptive parents how to promote positive racial, ethnic and cultural identity in their black, mixed race or minority ethnic children.

» Equality and Diversity in Foster Care
This course is designed to help foster carers to fully appreciate the varied backgrounds that young people originate from. It also covers the need to respect and promote each child and young person’s unique personality, social circumstances and cultural background including aspects of discrimination. The trainer, as well as being an equalities specialist, is also a foster carer.

General In House Training courses

» Train the Trainer
It’s not enough to train the workforce…you also have to train the trainer. This interactive workshop introduces the trainer to interactive resources and techniques. Whether you’ve been training for a while or never stepped onto a platform before, this workshop will show you how to become an effective equality facilitator, not just a presenter.

» Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Course.
This course covers the principles of Equality and Diversity in the workplace including both awareness and responsibilities. Equality and Diversity can be a sensitive subject therefore this course explores attitudes, values and belief in a safe and fair environment taking it far beyond the legislation. We look at the business, moral and legal case for equality.
» Equality Act 2010
The event will identify what to do to ensure you are working within the law and within good practice in all the protected characteristics of the new Equality Act. Workshops will look at all key changes i.e. Positive Action, Public duties, etc.

» Flexible Working - the way forward
A one day training course designed to raise awareness of your understanding and responsibilities in relation to Flexible Working. Delegates will get the opportunity to examine their own or others Flexible working policies and practices and design new approaches using what they have learnt from the seminar

» Equality and Diversity Foundation Course
A one day training course designed to raise awareness of your understanding and responsibilities in relation to Equality and Diversity. This course is aimed at people who are looking for a basic grounding in equality and diversity issues. No previous knowledge is required. It would, for example, suit people working for organisations that provide services to local authorities and needs to evidence a knowledge of equality and diversity practices and procedures
» Equality Analyses (Equality Impact Assessments)
This training event starts at the very beginning and takes delegates step by step through all the key elements of the Equality Impact Assessment process. The session focuses on “how to do it”. We will demystify the EIA process, assume little or no prior learning and focus on giving delegates time to debate issues, ask questions and then put into practice what they learn.

» Writing Single Equality Policies
Your single equality policy should reflect your commitment to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion. It is your promise to treat all employees, and potential employees, fairly and considerately. To make sure that your promise becomes a reality we recommend that you attend this one day training course on how to write, review, monitor and action your new single equality policy.

Challenging Inequalities
It is widely acknowledged that valuing diversity and promoting inclusion better enables organisations to address the business, morale and legal case for equality and diversity. However, we know that shifting policies from paper to practical reality is challenging for managers and for staff This course aims to explore anti-oppressive ways of working and to making equity an everyday reality. The training courses will encourage participants to consider the implications of inequalities and the effects on individuals, to actively challenge all discriminatory treatment and to create an environment where equality is fostered and diversity is valued. Please email us for more information on this course

Managing Equality and Inclusion in customer facing services
According to research the average person who has a "bad service" experience tells at least nine others about it and 13% of complainants relate their experience to more than 20 other people. Good customer care matters. Dissatisfied customers spread the bad news and undermine your business, which ultimately reflects on your organisation’s profile and reputation. This course focuses on ensuring that customer facing staff effectively deliver on equality for your organisation.
Please email us for more information on this course

Challenging Homophobic Behaviour
This is a one day course suitable for all practitioners and Managers who work with young people and/or adults. This course aims are: To raise awareness about the impact of transphobia and homophobia on people who are lesbian, gay bisexual or unsure of their sexual orientation.To explore ways of making environments safe for LGBT young people and/or adults including thinking about how to challenge homophobic behaviour and language.
Please email us for more information on this course

Faith and Culture
Equality and Diversity UK are providing a Faith Seminar to offer you a unique opportunity to learn how to effectively respond to the New Equality Act elements on Faith and Culture. The course is aimed at FE SectorWork based learningLocal AuthoritiesVoluntary and community sector organisations.
Please email us for more information on this course

Advancing your knowledge of Equality and Diversity
This course is aimed at those who have a responsibility for managing people and those who are involved in recruitment and selection as well as employees to aid their understanding of their personal responsibility. The course covers; definitions of the different type of discrimination; understanding prejudice; stereotyping and discrimination; the Equality Act 2010; good practice; practical ideas for development; positive action within the workplace.
Please email us for more information on this course

  Our Training Philosophy

Our training programmes have been developed and refined since 1997. Our training is effective because it is:

  • Innovative: using activities such as, formal delivery, participants activities, shared knowledge, case studies, videos, role plays and small group work to ensure involvement and interest.
  • Carrot - not a stick: challenging attitudes towards diversity and equality without being confrontational, so that participants question their own beliefs, assumptions and behaviour.
  • Self reflective: concentrating on behaviours which are required by your organisation's policy, by high standards of business conduct and by the law.
  • Broad in coverage: covering legislation, diversity and 'difference' in its broadest sense, and gender, ethnicity, disability and other specific areas in your policy, in employment and service delivery.
  • Sector specific: ensuring that components of the training, such as case studies and policy and procedural matters, are relevant to you.
  • Delivered by experienced facilitators: our associate are able to offers sector specific, equality and diversity experience and knowledge, management experience and organisational know how.

We will discuss and agree the precise content of the training programme (we offer pre- training questionnaires to all staff to help this process). All training is then genuinely tailored to your needs and circumstances, whether you want a single workshop or an in- house programme.

All our training is supported by high quality hand books. Pre-course activities are used to encourage delegates to consider the issues before the training and to ensure that the programme is tailored to specific needs. All programmes have a set day/half day rate. If an organisation requires training that is in excess of 5 consecutive days we will negotiate the cost of training. All our work is evaluated and changes made where necessary to ensure quality and relevance.

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We pride ourselves on offering extended support to clients, working in partnership with you to develop your business through your staff

Working with Equality and Diversity UK you can be assured that you will receive:

  • Relevant and smart outcomes – Underpinning knowledge on its own is not enough, all Equality and Diversity UK programmes focus on how you and your staff can practically apply what you have learnt back at the ranch and achieve measurable results
  • Solutions not problems – our training looks at the barriers you face but will also provide you with effective solutions we ensure that all training programmes are specifically tailored to meet your organisation's requirements
  • Extended Support – After the training we continue to offer you advice and support for up to one year (as and when required )to help you and your staff to implement policies and practices.

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Topics to choose from include:

  • Inclusion and equal opportunities
  • Discrimination, Harassment, Victimisation and Bullying
  • Avoiding discrimination and creating safe environments
  • The benefits of an effective diversity policy
  • The diversity challenge - assessment
  • The nine protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010: race, gender, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy an maternity
  • Building equality into everyday practice
  • Equality awareness
  • Unconscious Bias - Understanding assumptions, stereotyping and prejudice
  • Exploring Equal Opportunities & Diversity
  • Managing Diversity
  • Diversity & Dignity at work
  • Equality and diversity in employment
  • Inducting staff
  • Inducting learners
  • Race, identity and culture

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What can be included in your equality training programme?

  • An explanation of the organisation’s approach to equality and why it is important.
  • What your equality policy means in practice along with background information; for example, dealing with facts, myths and preconceived ideas about equality, challenging stereotypes and bias
  • The business, moral and legal case for equality, in relation to both customers and staff.
  • The roles and responsibilities of staff in implementing policies and practice
  • Relations with colleagues and dealing with discrimination, victimisation, harassment and bullying
  • Providing staff with resources/ materials that they can use to reinforce and support the training.
  • Specialists training for staff that are responsible for recruitment, selection, appraisal, and supervision, etc., on how to effectively apply equality principles in these areas
  • Customer service training (this is accompanied by a handbook)
  • The opportunity for employees to raise/share concerns.

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Notes about in house training
The maximum number of delegates in a session with one trainer is normally 20
Delegates in excess of 20 charged at £15 per delegate. Overall Maximum 25

Full day sessions are charged at £795 and are normally 10 am to 3.30 pm. Half day sessions are charged at £495 and are maximum 3 hours. Two half day sessions at the same venue on the same day are charged at just the full day rate.

Delegate packs are emailed to the organisation for printing, normally 7 days prior to the training

Cancellations notified more than four weeks in advance of the Course will incur no charges. Cancellations made less than four weeks before the event will be charged on a sliding scale (see our Costs and Agreement). Postponements may be accepted with no additional charge depending on the circumstances.