Our newest qualification – Level 3 Certificate in Cultural Awareness of the LGBTQ+ Community is now available. The qualification has been designed to provide learners with a general understanding of the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community. Learners will gain enhanced knowledge and understanding of the issues facing individuals who identify as being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBTQ+) and to apply that knowledge within the workplace while creating a positive and inclusive environment.
Cultural Awareness of the LGBTQ+ Community qualification is a Certificate was created to challenge people’s views, raise awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and work towards equality, diversity and human rights for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) people and communities, locally, nationally and globally.
To achieve the aforementioned aims we have included the following mandatory units in order to provide learners with the knowledge required to apply and embed good practice within your own work setting;
- LGBT+ History and Cultural Awareness
- LGBT+ Equality Legislation
- Awareness of Sexual Orientation
- LGBT+ Rights in the Provision of Goods and Services
This qualification has been designed to support progression within the workplace to support you to take on additional roles/responsibilities or to improve practices across your own organisation. It could also support your progression to further learning or training in relation to a complementary subject at the same or higher level, including:
- Open Awards Level 3 Certificate in Mentoring
- Open Awards Level 3 Certificate in Children’s Mentoring
You could also explore applying for a higher-level Apprenticeship. This is a programme that combines practical training in a job with study. They are available in all types of sectors, from administration to horticulture, engineering to catering.