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LGBTQ Awareness

Duration

1 day

Course Overview


This course provides an introduction to LGBTQ+ awareness. You will leave the training with a good understanding of the issues facing LGBTQ+ people today in the UK, and how to ensure that your workplace is inclusive. We concentrate on prejudice and discrimination, where they originate and how they manifest themselves; the consequences of discrimination; and how to challenge and overcome subtle and overt discrimination.

Learning Outcomes

  • Definitions: LGBTQ+
  • A brief history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement
  • Global attitudes today: from acceptance and integration to a capital crime
  • LGBTQ+ and The Equality Act (2010)
  • Coming out and getting old
  • The workplace: heterosexism; subtle and overt prejudice and discrimination
  • The effects of discrimination: LGBTQ+ and mental health
  • Inclusion and good practice at work

Methods of Delivery


The course will be delivered by a number of methods, including: a quiz, case studies, group work, PowerPoint presentations, chalk and talk, discussion and debate
  • Course Content
  • Audience
  • Training Considerations
  • Certification
  • Related Courses

Course Content

  • Understand key LGBTQ+ definitions and terminology
  • Understand some of the key issues facing LGBTQ+ people in the UK today
  • Be aware of how legislation protects LGBTQ+ people in the UK
  • Be able to recognise and challenge LGBTQ+-based prejudice and discrimination
  • Understand how to integrate LGBTQ+ people into the workplace

Target Audience

The course is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a good introduction to this subject, or refresh their knowledge and practice

Training Considerations

Equal Opportunities and Diversity Training is helpful but not essential

Certification

Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Related Courses

Equal Opportunities and Diversity
 
LGBTQ Awareness
Duration: 1 day

Course overview:
This course provides an introduction to LGBTQ+ awareness. You will leave the training with a good understanding of the issues facing LGBTQ+ people today in the UK, and how to ensure that your workplace is inclusive. We concentrate on prejudice and discrimination, where they originate and how they manifest themselves; the consequences of discrimination; and how to challenge and overcome subtle and overt discrimination.

Learning Outcomes:
· Definitions: LGBTQ+
· A brief history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement
· Global attitudes today: from acceptance and integration to a capital crime
· LGBTQ+ and The Equality Act (2010)
· Coming out and getting old
· The workplace: heterosexism; subtle and overt prejudice and discrimination
· The effects of discrimination: LGBTQ+ and mental health
· Inclusion and good practice at work

Methods of delivery:
The course will be delivered by a number of methods, including: a quiz, case studies, group work, PowerPoint presentations, chalk and talk, discussion and debate


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
· Understand key LGBTQ+ definitions and terminology
· Understand some of the key issues facing LGBTQ+ people in the UK today
· Be aware of how legislation protects LGBTQ+ people in the UK
· Be able to recognise and challenge LGBTQ+-based prejudice and discrimination
· Understand how to integrate LGBTQ+ people into the workplace


TARGET AUDIENCE
The course is suitable for anyone who wishes to gain a good introduction to this subject, or refresh their knowledge and practice

TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
Equal Opportunities and Diversity Training is helpful but not essential

CERTIFICATION
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

RELATED COURSES
Equal Opportunities and Diversity

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