EQuIP provides training to groups, companies and organisations, dealing with a huge range of issues from Safeguarding and Cultural Awareness to Equality and Diversity.
Promoting Equality through Learning
EQuIP has experienced training staff who provide effective and practical equalities training at a reasonable price, and we are happy to adapt courses to suit the needs of the individual or organisation and provide a training course that fits in line with your expectations.
We offer a blended style of learning so our delegates are able to benefit from a range of
activities. These include using case studies, group work, quick quizzes, interactive
sessions with trainers and training packs that are useful to keep and refresh
after the course has completed. Depending on the training needs of our delegates, a full
day may be more appropriate in order to cover all the training modules.
At the end of each session delegates will be asked to complete an evaluation to assess the impact the course has had on each individual. We also use this feedback to help us refine and improve our training.
(approx. 3 hours)
Prices start from £500 for up to 10 delegates
(approx. 6 hours)
Prices start from £750 for up to 10 delegates
Please ring 07377 431997 for further information
All courses include a training pack, course book & certificate of attendance for each delegate. EQuIP may charge additional travel and subsistence costs.
You can get access to expert training from EQuIP, tackling issues such as Cultural Awareness, Safeguarding and Discrimination.
Equality and diversity
Half Day or Full Day
Equality and Diversity affects all of us and it is important to understand how to adhere to the Equality Act 2010 and how it affects you either in everyday life or in the workplace.
This interactive course will give you an insight into which particular groups are protected under this Act and the different types of discrimination people face. The full day course will address the Public Sector Equality Duty and undertaking Equality Impact Assessments.
Understand the Equality Act 2010 – the background and legislation that led up to it
Understand the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010.
Have an awareness of the different types of discrimination prohibited by the Act.
Recognise the concept of reasonable adjustments and where this is appropriate.
Understand the aims of the Public Sector Equality Duty and the responsibilities of public authorities.
Have an awareness of Equality Impact Assessments
Half and Full day
The UK is a culturally diverse place with many different communities living together and it is therefore important to recognise and understand that we all have different values shaped by our diverse cultural backgrounds. By being respectful of others and accepting that their opinions, feelings and rights matter - even if they are different to our own, it allows us to build on a better personal and professional relationship to be able to live and work in harmony.
We explore the concept of cultural harmony and raise awareness about different cultural influences. The course will also increase knowledge of the diverse communities in your area and how to overcome common barriers to community engagement. In the course, we will explore the different terms and concepts used surrounding culture and culture awareness.
Understand and distinguish between terms associated with CUltural Awareness
Identify and explore key influences of Culture
Identify and explore how these influences impact on people's lives
Identify individual responsibilities and one's contribution towards becoming more culturally competent
What is culture shock? How can culture shock affect you at work and in everyday life - an interactive session on practical intercultural skills
Half Day or Full Day
Hate crime can have devastating consequences for the victim, their family, witnesses and the community as a whole. However public awareness and perception of hate crime remains low with incidents being significantly under-reported. This course will raise your awareness of hate crime and give you the knowledge and skills to identify and report hate crime and hate crime incidents.
Understand the definition of hate crime and the 5 protected characteristics covered by UK law.
Learn about the Equality Act 2010.
Understand the impact of hate crime on victims and the reasons for under reporting.
Have a greater understanding of how to support victims of hate crime.
Know how to report a hate crime or hate incident.
Understand the importance of partnership working between agencies to support victims.
Disability Awareness - A cultural perspective
Half Day or Full Day
Individuals from diverse backgrounds with a disability not only experience problems encountered by all disabled people, but can also face a number of other issues, including racism, health inequalities, culturally inappropriate services and language barriers.
This course identifies some of the reasons behind diverse communities being under-represented in utilising local services.
Understand and distinguish between terms associated with Disability
Understand the Medical and Social models of Discrimination
Understand Culture and Disability together
Understand Microaggression and Unconscious Bias relating to Disability
Identify individual responsibilities and contribution towards becoming more culturally and Disability competent when considering clients accessing Children's Services
Mental Health & Cultural Awareness
Half Day or Full Day
Culture within Britain is constantly changing. Cultural competency is essential in improving long term mental health outcomes. Cultural competency is the ability to recognise cultural differences and address them accordingly to improve support to service users. Culture, upbringing, belief systems, and even language could play a part in the treatment of mental health issues.
This course will look at how mental illness is viewed in different communities, how well the treatment process is being understood by the service user and their families, what the person’s belief systems are, and how they are affected by treatment.