Exam Board: CACHE/NCFE
CONTENT & OVERVIEW
This is a knowledge-only qualification.
The purpose of this qualification is to:
- introduce the concepts of equality and diversity in society
- highlight how stereotyping and labelling affect individuals
- outline the effects of prejudice and discrimination
- allows you to examine rights and responsibilities
- provide a basis for further study and/or career development
The objectives of this qualification is to help you to:
- raise your awareness of the issues surrounding equality and
- apply this awareness through actions in society
If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 862217. Alternatively, just call in to see us at Ashby Link. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.
|14.02.20||Friday||9.30am – 1pm||2 weeks||Ashby Link||Free*|
|09.03.20||Monday||10am – 12.30pm||3 weeks||Ashby Link||Free*|
|20.04.20||Monday||12pm – 2.30pm||3 weeks||Ashby Link||Free*|
|09.06.20||Tuesday||9.30am – 12pm||3 weeks||CrosbyOne||Free*|
*This course is currently free of charge. If you fail to complete the course, you may have to pay the full cost.
This qualification is suitable for adult learners, including those in or seeking employment. It’s ideal to help you develop an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity, for example as part of an induction programme or personal development.
Visit the centre to enrol.
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2019. There are no formal entry requirements, but you must have a keen interest in the subject, a good level of English and the ability to work independently.
A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed in the classroom.
You will be taught relevant topics through activities and discussion and undertake independent research. Your tutor will assess your work by written assignment via Google Classroom.
You will be expected to work for up to 6 hours per week on activities at home, as directed by your tutor.
The course is continuously assessed using a variety of assessments – you will complete written assignments and a learner journal.
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers. Upon successful completion of this course, you may progress onto the CACHE/NCFE qualifications in Principles of Equality and Diversity at Level 3 or above, qualifications in Managing Equality and Diversity in Organisations at Level 3 or above.
Due to the relevance of this qualification to all sectors, you may also progress (including laterally) onto qualifications in other relevant areas such as:
- youth work
- community development work
- health and social care
- customer service/business subjects
- early years care and education.
You will need to bring a notebook and pen with you.
HELPING YOU TO LEARN
Qualification (Vocational) courses only.
If you are in receipt of the following benefits, you may be eligible for full fee remission:
- Job Seeker’s Allowance
- Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG)
- Universal Credit and earning less than £338.00 a month (single claim) or £541.00 (household claim)
- Aged 19-23 yrs studying a first full Level 2 qualification
Fee remission is also available for eligible co-funded learners who are employed but on a low income (less than £16,009.50 annual gross salary)