Discrimination and EEO - Updated 2018

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Course Outline

Every staff member plays a significant role in ensuring the achievement of a workplace that is free of all forms discrimination.

This module will therefore introduce learners to their workplace rights and responsibilities in respect to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), expected workplace behaviours and measures to identify and respond to breaches of legislation and workplace policies.


Key Content

  • EEO legislative framework.
  • Principles of EEO.
  • Management and staff responsibilities.
  • Definition of ‘discrimination’ and ‘unlawful discrimination’.
  • Age discrimination.
  • Racial and religious discrimination.
  • Sex discrimination.
  • Disability discrimination.
  • Victimisation.
  • Reporting incidents of discrimination.
  • Grievance management procedures.
  • Consequences of breaching legislation and workplace policies.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Define EEO.
  • Explain the nature and scope of EEO rights and responsibilities of organisations and staff.
  • Explain how such behaviours are contrary to relevant State and Federal laws workplace policies and the consequences of breaches.
  • List the types of behaviours that constitute discrimination.
  • Understand what to do if they experience or witness an incident of discrimination.