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This course is essential for community and voluntary groups to understand the requirements of the 2010 Equality Act and the accompanying ‘Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2011).


Wednesday 23rd September, 1:00pm-2:30pm
This training will be held virtually on Zoom

Looking at the protected characteristics introduced by the Act, and helping you understand ways that you can embed equality into your working practices and celebrate diversity in all that you do.


Who is it for?

This course is essential for voluntary and community groups. It is important that all organisations, whatever their size, understand Equality & Diversity and implement it into the day to day running of your organisation.


Aim of the session:

This course will help you to understand the protected characteristics and develop confidence to address issues of equality and diversity as part of your job or volunteering role. This course can form part of your mandatory training programme for employees.


By the end of the session, you should be able to:

  1. describe your duties regarding protected characteristics under the 2010 Equality Act and the 2011 Public Sector Equality Duty;
  2. identify ways to embed equality in your work/ setting; and 
  3. help celebrate people of all diversities and their achievements as part of your role.

The course will be delivered by Suzy Keen, Membership Services Manager at CVS Cheshire East. Suzy has over 20 years' experience working in the VCFS,  mostly in infrastructure support. As a qualified and passionate trainer she will bring the subject to life and give real examples of when Equality and Diverity really matters.

If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact the Development Team on 01270 763100 or email: 

*Cancellation: Please note, non-attendance without 5 working days' notice of cancellation will result in you being invoiced a £20 administration fee. Non-member organisations will be invoiced the full course fee. Please see our cancellation policy for more information*


Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all vulnerable adults. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.



23rd September, 2020 1:00 PM through  2:30 PM
Zoom Meeting - Webinar
Phone: 01270 763100
Course Fee(s)
CVS Cheshire East Members £ 10.00
Non-Members £ 35.00

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