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Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity

This course will develop your knowledge in equality and diversity, giving you an introduction to issues around stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination.  You will be able to identify the basic rights that all people should enjoy and the shared values that people have.  You will examine the responsibility that each person and organisation have, to ensure that barriers to participation in society are removed.

Our distance learning courses are completed online, so there is no need for any personal attendance in college, however you can always attend college if you feel you need this.

You will complete assessments by answering questions and submitting them to your tutor via the online learning platform.

You will be given full written feedback on your assessments within 5 working days.

Your tutor is available by Email, or Mobile Phone during office hours if you need support with your studies.

To study the courses, you need to have a suitable device such as a laptop, a desktop computer or a tablet such as an iPad. You also need access to the internet.

Please note: It is not possible to complete the courses on a mobile phone as they are not compatible with our learning platform.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate from NCFE awarding body, confirming your achievement.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery

    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    9 Weeks

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To attain this qualification, you need to achieve all 3 units.

  1. Equality and diversity in society (D/506/2234)
  2. Equality and diversity in the community (H/506/2235)
  3. Equality and diversity in the workplace (K/506/2236)

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by NCFE External Quality Assurance Consultants (EQACs).

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however you must:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • be aged 19+
  • Not be on an apprenticeship

On successful completion of the Equality and Diversity level 2 course, learners could progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Equality and Diversity
  • Level 3 Award in Managing Diversity
  • Level 3 Award in Principles of Equality and Diversity
  • Level 4 Award in Managing Equality and Diversity in an Organisation

Course Career Prospects

This Level 2 Course in Equality and Diversity will help with both personal development and help you gain a strong understanding of the wide-ranging legislation that’s needed to create a workplace bound to the ideas of fairness, respect and that each employee is treated equal.

It could also improve your CV for many different job roles, such as:

  • Office Manager (18,000) to (38,000)
  • Travel Agency Manager (20,000 to £40,000)
  • Human Resource Manager (15,000 to 50,000)

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


Fully Funded.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details