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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
Y/505/6044
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the meaning of the terms ‘prejudice’ ‘discrimination’, equal opportunities.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Define the terms ‘prejudice’, ‘discrimination’ and equal opportunities.
  • 1.2
    Explain the difference between prejudice and discrimination.

2

Know about stereotypical attitudes.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Describe a range of stereotypes.
  • 2.2
    Outline positive and negative factors in relation to the stereotypes identified.

3

Know ways that attitudes are formed.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Describe how own attitudes have been formed.
  • 3.2
    Identify some of the ways in which attitudes may be challenged.

4

Know the consequences of prejudice and discrimination.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Describe ways in which prejudice may manifest itself.
  • 4.2
    Describe, with examples, how discrimination may be positive and negative.
  • 4.3
    Give examples of discrimination within a range of contexts.
  • 4.4
    Explain how discrimination can lead to disadvantage.

5

Understand the importance of Equal Opportunities legislation.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Explain why Equal Opportunities legislation is needed in the workplace and in daily life.
  • 5.2
    Explain how employers ensure compliance with equal opportunities legislation.

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