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LGB Awareness Course

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Please be aware that given the Corona virus issues and in line with Government guidelines, Equality and Diversity UK is suspending all face to face training courses - initially from March to June 2020

During this period, we are delivering all our open and in house courses online via video conferencing.

Exploring sensitive issues and identifying effective solutions around lesbian, gay and bisexual staff

Aims of the course

  • Introduce you to the terminology, issues and discrimination that LGB people face
  • Enable you to implement good practice around working with and engaging with LGB communities and people
  • Support you to gain insight to dealing with homophobia, heterosexism

Course Objectives

  • Give you examples of good practice in working with LGB people
  • Explore what homophobia, hetrosexism and internalised homophobia are and offer advice to combat them.
  • Offer practical advice on improving service provision to LGB people and communities.
  • Offer practical advice on dealing with Homophobia, Heterosexism and Internalised Homophobia
Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual staff in the workplace Training course

This course is available as an In-House Course 

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Course Outline

  • Introduction.
  • Defining LGB (Sexual Orientation)
  • Appropriate/inappropriate language, behaviours and actions
  • Challenging homophobic language, behaviours and actions
  • Understanding the needs of LGB individuals
  • Respecting LGB individuals and their needs.
  • Equality legislation.
  • Strategies for embedding good LGB polices, processes, procedures and practices

The Benefits of attending LGB training

The course introduces the Equality Act 2010 and details the Sexual orientation protected characteristic so you can learn more about what it is are and how to avoid discrimination through your behaviours, language, attitudes, conscious and unconscious bias and actions.

The course looks at good LGB processes, practices, procedures and policy and aims to help you to manage/promote a fairer, more accepting and more diverse working environment.

Who should take this course?

This course is suitable for individuals of all levels, including employers, managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time workers, support/frontline staff as everyone in the workplace has a responsibility for promoting equality, tackling discrimination and fostering good relationships between diverse groups

How is the course structured?

The course is run as a 1-day workshop. Delivery is through a mixture of methods and involves delegates in group exercises and discussions. Training is practical and interactive.


In House Course

Half Day: £495

Full Day: £795

These rates are for groups of up to 20 delegates

Travel costs are in addition. Please see our Costs and Agreement

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