NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity Level 2

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Full level 2 (only applicable to the certificate)
Guided learning hours: Award: 60/Certificate: 100
Credit value: Award: 8/Certificate: 13

Awarding organisation

NCFE Level 2 Award and Certificate in Equality and Diversity (QCF)

who is it for?

The programme is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the issues and anti-discrimination laws that relate to equality and diversity. The qualifications are ideal to support continuous professional development for people who are already in work. However, the underlying principles of the programme are applicable to all walks of life, exploring diversity issues that are relevant at school, college, work, and in social situations, making the course suitable for a wide range of learners.

course outline

The aim of the course is to give learners an introduction to the issues around stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination. It will also help them to identify the basic rights that all people should enjoy and the shared values people have, whilst examining the responsibility each person and organisation has in ensuring that barriers to participation in society are removed.

course content

The Award and Certificate in Equality and Diversity comprises four units.

  • Section A
    Unit 01: Exploring equality and diversity (Credit value: 8)
    Unit 02: Exploring how people’s rights and responsibilities are protected at work (Credit value: 8) (F/601/0198)
  • Section B
    Unit 03: Working or learning in a place that promotes diversity (Credit value: 5) (T/601/0201)
    Unit 04: Living in diverse communities (Credit value: 5)

To be awarded the Level 2 Award learners are required to complete one unit from Section A. To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate, learners must complete one unit from Section A and one unit from Section B.

course delivery and assessment

Candidates will be provided with the course materials for their chosen qualification and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate their knowledge. The NCFE Level 2 Award and Certificate in Equality and Diversity are internally assessed, with the candidate producing an externally moderated portfolio of work that covers all learning outcomes.

A comprehensive tutor guide is supplied to accompany these materials. To view a sample of a tutor guide, click here.

progression opportunities

By undertaking the Award or Certificate, candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training.