Champion equality, diversity and inclusion - Level 5 Diploma in Leadership

Champion Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

The unit ‘Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion‘ explores what these terms mean and how to promote them and challenge discrimination in your day-to-day work in addition to developing and implementing systems and policies. It also examines dilemmas that may be presented when balancing an individual’s rights against your duty of care.

It consists of four learning outcomes, each with several criteria.

Learning Outcome 1: Understand diversity, equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility

1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility

1.2 Analyse the potential effects of barriers to equality and inclusion in own area of responsibility

1.3 Analyse the impact of legislation and policy initiatives on the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility

Learning Outcome 2: Be able to champion diversity, equality and inclusion

2.1 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in policy and practice

2.2 Challenge discrimination and exclusion in policy and practice

2.3 Provide others with information about: the effects of discrimination, the impact of inclusion, the value of diversity

2.4 Support others to challenge discrimination and exclusion

Learning Outcome 3: Understand how to develop systems and processes that promote diversity, equality and inclusion

3.1 Analyse how systems and processes can promote equality and inclusion or reinforce discrimination and exclusion

3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of systems and processes in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility

3.3 Propose improvements to address gaps or shortfalls in systems and processes

Learning Outcome 4: Be able to manage the risks presented when balancing individual rights and professional duty of care

4.1 Describe ethical dilemmas that may arise in own area of responsibility when balancing individual rights and duty of care

4.2 Explain the principle of informed choice

4.3 Explain how issues of individual capacity may affect informed choice

4.4 Propose a strategy to manage risks when balancing individual rights and duty of care in own area of responsibility