Diversity & Inclusion (Fundamentals) - D&I(F)

Defence Leadership Centre
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About this course

The aim of the course is to give you a fundamental level awareness of the importance of diversity and inclusion as a leadership function in supporting the Defence D&I Strategy 2018-2030 with a whole force concept of inclusion in the workplace. Successful completion of the course is also a requirement prior to attending the D&I Practitioner and/or D&I Adviser course.

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • an awareness of current Defence D&I Strategy and single Service policies and initiatives that support the whole force concept for inclusion within the workplace
  • an understanding of the 9 protected characteristics within the Equality Act 2010 and the different types of discrimination
  • an understanding of the requirements under the Public Sector Equality Duty and link the MOD’s values and standards and service test to these requirements
  • an understanding of what constitutes unacceptable behaviours in particular bullying, harassment, sex harassment and sexual harassment
  • an understanding of what equality, diversity and inclusion means
  • an awareness of the MOD’s bullying and harassment complaints procedure in accordance with JSP 763, both informal and formal including the mediation process
  • an understanding of the MOD Civil Service grievance procedure
  • an awareness of the Service Complaints Ombudsman and its role
  • an awareness of the confidential helplines and support available to all MOD personnel
  • an understanding of the demographics of the UK and the MOD

How will this course help my career?

It will help you to become an advocate of Diversity & Inclusion promoting an inclusive environment.

Security and restrictions

Limited to MOD personnel.

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
Limited to MOD personnel.

How will I learn?


How will you be assessed?

Completion of Defence Diversity and Inclusion Fundamentals Course with pass mark of at least 80%.