Level 4 Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

 Level 4 Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

The objective of the Level 4 Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of how to effectively promote and review equality, diversity and inclusive practice in a learning environment.

The course contents include the following units below:

Unit 1: Equality and Diversity.

The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to understand how to promote equality and value diversity. Learners will also understand how to work with others to do this and review the contribution of their own practice.

Unit 2: Inclusive Practice

The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of inclusive practice. You will learn about factors influencing learning, and legislation relating to inclusive practice. You will also cover the roles and responsibilities relating to inclusive practice, how to create and maintain an inclusive environment and how to evaluate your own inclusive practice.

Unit 3: Action Research.

The unit aims to enable learners to carry out action research in an area of professional practice. It includes understanding the nature and purpose of action research, conducting action research and presenting the outcomes. It also involves evaluating own practice in relation to action research.

This qualification is suitable for those who work within specialist Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Here is a shortlist of the types of job titles you might find in equality, diversity and inclusion:
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion advisor
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion specialist
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion manager
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion lead
  • Head of equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Director equality, diversity and inclusion
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This qualifications at Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and
competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National
Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree programme.

It is a qualification recognised by the Awarding Body, approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) . It can be completed in 4-6 months.

This qualification consists of 3 mandatory units, 36 credits, 360 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 125 hours.

All fees paid for the qualification include:

1.e-portfolio allocation.
2.Tutor support.
3. Research and support materials.
4. Certificate issue.
5. Learner support if raised and identified.
6. FREE NUS / TOTUM discount card.
7. When on an instalment plan there is no interest rate charged.
8. Upon signing up for the qualification an agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as it is identified and raised.

Course structure

 Below is a list of mandatory units that make up the qualification:
  • Equality and Diversity (6 credits).
  • Inclusive Practice (15 credits).
  • Action Research (15 credits).

  • Entry requirement

    •Being 19 years old or older at the beginning of the course .
    • Minimum core of literacy, language, numeracy and ICT.

    •A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in their own area of specialism.

    Method of Assessment:
    This qualification is internally assessed and quality assured by Centre staff then externally quality assured. This is a knowledge and demonstration base qualification.

    Both the competence and knowledge evidence includes demonstration of practice and written work completed then submitted online via the e-portfolio system, assignment tasks and where possible reports from work can also be provided while considering GDPR as part of assessment of direct observation.

    To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, you must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by your allocated Assessor.

    Support facility available:
    24/7 online access to e-portfolio available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
    Hybrid teaching and learning takes place which include face to face where possible and virtual online classroom session.
    Research and support materials available to learner.

    Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
    Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years combined experience of working and delivering within the Sector.

    Method of Payment:
    Employer funding and invoicing.
    Self funding available with the option of an instalment plan.

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