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Age: Realising the benefits of an age diverse workforce.

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Overview

Under the Equality Act 2010 it is illegal to discriminate against employees, job seekers or trainees on grounds of age. Developed in partnership with The Employers Forum on Age (EFA) this online course covers a comprehensive range of age-related topics. It is aimed at employees of all levels, and provides guidance on best practice in the workplace and emphasises the value of an age diverse workforce.

Age: Realising the benefits of an age diverse workforce.

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Age is probably the most common form of discrimination in the workplace. More and more organisations are reaping the business rewards of a mixed age workforce. This course will help you to realise the benefits of an age diverse workforce and enable your staff to have a better understanding of:

  • Employers’ and employees’ responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010.
  • Why age is a key aspect of diversity.
  • Why it is misleading, unreasonable and unlawful to make assumptions about people’s abilities based on age alone.
  • How an ‘age-balanced’ workforce can give your organisation a healthy combination of fresh thinking, new ideas, stability and Experience.
  • How to create the right atmosphere so your organisation can reap the benefits of a mixed age workforce.
  • What actually constitutes harassment on the grounds of age
  • Age laws designed to protect employees throughout their working lives.

Modules

This course doesn’t just consider organisations' and individuals' responsibilities under the Employment Equality (Age) regulations 2006 – it looks beyond compliance. The course content will ensure that your staff gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully as part of a diverse team.

Part 1 – Manager’s module on when people join, are working or leaving • Assessment quiz.

Part 2 – Legislation • Case studies • Assessment quiz.

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A learndirect certificate will be emailed to you on completion of this course.

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