Equality and Diversity

Equality is about ensuring everybody has an equal opportunity and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics. Diversity is about taking account of the differences between people and groups of people and placing a positive value on those differences.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand what is meant by equality

  • Understand what is meant by diversity

  • Understand how the law impacts on equality and diversity

  • Be able to promote best practice within the organisation

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Internet Safety for IT Users

Internet safety is important in secure online transactions and while using digital wallets on mobiles. Kids, teenagers and less computer and internet literate people are more likely to be cheated on the Internet. It is really important for parents to check that their children aren’t falling into the trap of harmful activities online.

 

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the risks that can exist when using the internet

  • Know how to safeguard yourself and others when working online

  • Take precautions to maintain data security

  • Follow the legal constraints, guidelines and procedures applicable when working online

 

 

Introduction to British Values

In 2014, the UK Government created five fundamental values that it proclaimed were the unifying values that were fundamental to British society and cohesion.

The values were designed to balance freedom of thought, expression, and choice in a liberal society with the need to maintain a safe and secure society.

The five British values are:

  • Democracy

  • Rule of law

  • Individual liberty

  • Mutual respect

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • To know the meaning of democracy

  • To know the meaning of rule of law

  • To know the meaning of individual liberty

  • To know the meaning of mutual respect and tolerance​

 

 

Environmental Sustainability

Environmental sustainability allows for the needs of man to be met without jeopardising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Learn applications of environmental sustainability, including sustainable agriculture, forestry, and energy.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the basic concepts of sustainability

  • Understand the importance of natural resources

  • Understand the global environmental impacts of agriculture and industry and how they might be reduced

  • Understand the benefit of sustainable communities

 

 

Healthy Living

A healthy lifestyle has both short and long term health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced diet, taking regular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand how to keep a healthy body weight

  • Understand the requirements of a healthy diet

  • Understand why a healthy lifestyle is important 

 

 

Awareness of Social Media and Online Safety

Understanding the benefits and potential risks when using the internet and social media is a crucial skill for home and work. You will learn how to safeguard yourselves, and recognise that when something is wrong, how to respond so it is dealt with efficiently and appropriately.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the impact of internet technologies on society

  • Recognise the issues and the potential risks that users face when online

  • Identify and manage risk and take preventative measures to stay safe online

 

 

Citizenship

Citizenship is the status of being a citizen. If you have citizenship in a country, you have the right to live there, work, vote, and pay taxes and are protected by their laws.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the political system in the UK and the contribution and influence of its citizens

  • Understand the role of the Government and the House of Commons in taxation and in spending public money

  • Understand that the citizen has a key role to play in the justice system

 

 

Health and Safety

Health & Safety is an important part everyday life in both the workplace and general surroundings. Here you will gain the knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of health and safety, hazards that can arise and some of the protection available against those hazards.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • To understand the importance of following health and safety procedures

  • To know key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety

  • To have a basic awareness of potential hazards and the conditions which afford risk

  • To identify safe practices and protective equipment

 

 

Managing Personal Finance

Budgeting, Spending, and Saving are important. This is so because the latter has planned for their money, saves, and lives within their means. Personal finance skills help you to understand how much you earn, what are your monthly expenses, and help you to budget within that income.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the sources of income and expenditure

  • Understand the need to balance income and expenditure

  • Know how to reduce expenditure

  • Understand more of the products provided by banks and building societies

  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of borrowing money

 

 

Mental Health and Well-Being

Mental Health cases and conditions are on the increase. It is important to keep yourself as mentally stable as possible. This qualification you to understand the terms mental health and well-being and the different types of conditions and the support available.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • To understand what is meant by the term's mental health and well-being

  • To understand different mental health conditions and treatment

  • To know how to find support for mental health conditions

  • To know how to look after your own mental health and well-being

 

 

Personal Health and Well-Being

Wellness refers to not just physical health but emotional, spiritual, social issues also. Improving your 'health and wellness' generally refers to promoting good health and reducing risk of disease with a holistic approach which considers many factors including physical and emotional issues

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

  • Know about sex and relationships

  • Understand ways of building confidence and   self-esteem.

  • Understand the impact of body image.

 

 

Personal Safety

Keeping yourself safe is important. Today there are many temptations from peer groups. This qualification is designed to help you understand the principles of personal safety, the impacts of crime, drugs, and alcohol, and how to stay safe in an emergency.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • To understand principles of own personal safety

  • To understand the impact of crimes on society

  • To understand the impact of drug and alcohol on society

  • To know the actions to take in an emergency

 

 

Preventing Plastic Pollution

Pollution is a serious threat to the health of the planet. Preventing plastic pollution is crucial both at home and in the workplace. This qualification will introduce you to understanding different types of plastics and their uses and to help reduce pollution. The subject of plastic pollution has been well covered in media and this qualification aims to help you understand more about the subject and the impacts. 

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand different types of plastics and their uses

  • Understand how to dispose of plastics

  • Understand how plastic affects the marine environment

  • Understand how plastic pollution can be reduced

 

 

Understanding Employment, Business and Enterprise

Business and Enterprise is a skill. Put simply, enterprise is the willingness of an individual or organisation to:

  • Take risks. Setting up a new business is risky.

  • Show initiative and 'make things happen'.

  • Undertake new ventures.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • Understand employment responsibilities and rights

  • Understand the skills and requirements of running a business

  • Understand enterprise within business

  • Understand customer service

 
 

 

Food Safety in Catering

If you want to work with food, gaining knowledge and understanding of the principles of keeping food safe is vital. The qualification introduces you to key issues in Food Safety: taking responsibility for your own food safety and hygiene, keeping work areas clean and keeping food safe.

By studying this qualification, you will learn:

  • To take responsibility for their own food safety and keeping food safe

  • To understand the importance of keeping themselves clean and hygienic

  • To understand the importance of keeping work areas clean and hygienic

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