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Unit details

  • Specialist unit
  • Level 5
  • 6 credits

What will you learn

You will cover the value that diversity and inclusion has in the workplace and how a diversity and inclusion strategy can support organisations. You will evaluate the contribution and challenges that diversity and inclusion brings and how this meets employee and customer needs. You will learn about the requirements of employment legislation and regulations and the key requirements for statutory reporting on disability, ethnicity, gender and pay gap reporting. Additionally, you will undertake a review of organisational policies and practices in relation to diversity and inclusivity at work and conduct an equality impact assessment on a people practice policy. Finally, you will evaluate the role of managers and leaders in creating a culture that celebrates difference and embraces diversity and inclusion.

This unit is suitable for persons who:

  • are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management

  • are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value

  • are working towards or working in a people manager role

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, learners will:

  • Understand the importance of embracing diversity and inclusion in organisations.

  • Be able to ensure diversity and inclusion is reflected and promoted in the organisation.

  • Be able to embed best practice approaches to diversity and inclusion.

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