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The Equality Act 2010 - Training for Managers
Know what the Act is, identify aspects that have an impact on managers,
staff, teams, customers and others. Understand terminology/themes and potential management roles relating to aspects of the Act.

Course Aims

  • Introduce the Equality Act 2010
  • Identify aspects that will have an impact on managers
  • Understand new terminology and themes
  • Understand management roles in relation to aspects of the Act
  • Identify any impact on staff teams

Who is this course for?

Managers, company owners, directors, head-teachers and deputies, bursars and senior teams. Also, those responsible for implementing and upholding Equality within their place of work.

Course outline

Session 1: Definitions and scope

  • What is the Equality Act 2010?
  • Who does it apply to?
  • What are ‘protected characteristics’?
  • What is the law protecting against?
  • What are our responsibilities?
  • Summary and reflection

Session 2: How the new Act affects us: an overview

  • How does the Act affect the way we manage?
  • Day-to-day activities and decisions
  • Starters and leavers
  • Other issues (eg. maternity, flexible working requests)
  • Exceptions to the Act
  • Summary and reflection

Session 3: Day-to-day management

  • Deciding people’s pay and benefits
  • Providing training opportunities
  • Dress code
  • Fair access to facilities
  • Positive action
  • Summary and reflection

Session Four: Starting and leaving

  • Recruitment
  • Promotion
  • Leaving: dismissals, redundancy and retirement
  • References
  • Summary and reflection

Session Five: Flexible approaches to working

  • Equality law and employment law: how do they work together?
  • Flexible working requests
  • Decision-making
  • Summary and reflection


  • Where do we go from here?
  • What is my personal contribution?
  • How do we maintain a proactive and supportive environment?

Customer feedback

"The course is easy to navigate and very informative. I've learnt loads and feel more confident with child protection responsibilities and what to do - I would recommend this online course to you." Course: Child Protection Awareness (Online level 1) (England UK version) Mrs A. Poore

Customer feedback

"The course is easy to navigate and very informative. I've learnt loads and feel more confident with child protection responsibilities and what to do - I would recommend this online course to you." Course: Child Protection Awareness (Online level 1) (England UK version) Mrs A. Poore

Benefits of our online training courses

  • It's sometimes difficult to attend a training course. An online course could just be the solution you are looking for.
  • An online course can be taken any time of day
  • The test at the end of the course can be re-taken, whilst your subscription is live
  • Download your certificate straight away after completing the course

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Question: Is this training course online?

Answer: Yes, this is online training

Question: How long does it take to complete
These courses

Answer: It takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete

Question: Do I get a certificate?

Answer: Yes, after passing the test at the end of th course

Question: Do you do face to face training


Graffham Consulting Ltd Client Testimonials

Royal Ballet School
'The trainer was brilliant, I learnt everything I needed to know. I found the day interesting, informative, and very enjoyable. The course surpassed my expectations, I learnt to be more aware and thorough, and to know my responsibilities. The course was definitely value for money.'

BBC Clubs

'The trainer was excellent, great communication, knowledge, and explained every detail. The sessions included a lot of useful explanations of issues and topics. The course very much met my expectations, very much value for money.'

Braeside School
'The trainer was excellent and I learnt good practical advice on how to proceed. The sessions were very useful and this Child Protection course will enable me to take up my role in September. The course was value for money.'

'The sessions were very good. The trainer was informative and there was a strong interaction with the students. The venue, refreshments and food were very good and the course was value for money.'

London Independent Hospital 
'The course more than met my expectations, to gain more understanding of the whole realm of child protection. I learnt loads. The sessions were very useful, the trainer was really good and I loved the interaction'

Glenarm College
'The trainer was excellent, I can't wait to do level 2. All the sessions were useful and I learnt more about Child Protection issues and how to deal with them. The course was value for money.'

Pavilion Nursery
'Excellent Trainer. I really did get a lot out of this.'

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