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Equality Diversity Unit 1 NCF2

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NCFE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

Unit 1: Equality and diversity in society
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand what equality is
1.1: Describe what is meant by ‘equality’
1.2: Define the following terms:
Stereotyping
Prejudice
Labelling
Protected characteristics
Equal opportunity
Positive action
Discrimination
Discrimination by association
1.3: Describe examples of equal opportunity in society
1.4: Describe examples of inequality within society

2. Understand what diversity is
2.1: Describe what is meant by ‘diversity’
2.2: Identify diversity that exists within society looking at:
Interests
Beliefs
Age
Lifestyles
Personal characteristics
Cultural identities
2.3: Describe the contribution these variations make to the overall
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Understand how the rights of individuals are protected in the workplace
3.1: Describe the rights individuals have under current legislation
3.2: Describe the responsibilities for equality and diversity in the workplace of:
Employees
Employers
3.3: Describe the difference between positive action and positive discrimination
3.4: Explain the importance of making sure equality and diversity procedures are followed in the workplace
3.5: Describe the types of organisation that provide support and information about the rights of individuals in relation to equality and diversity
3.6: Describe the services that these organisations can offer to individuals

UNIT 1 ACTIVITIES
Activity 1.1: (1.1, 1.3): Produce a report which describes the meaning of Equal Opportunities.
You should include Equal Opportunities in:
Education
Housing
Healthcare
Employment

Equal opportunity means that all people will be treated equally or similarly and not
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