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Whether you work with 10 people or one hundred, understanding the effects of age discrimination at work and how to tackle inequality is key to sustaining a happy and equal workplace. Age Discrimination is a bitesize course that will teach you everything you need to know about age discrimination at work, from legislation to an individual’s rights. Whether they are 16 or 60, everyone has the right to work free from bias. As an employee or employer, you have the responsibility to make sure that these rights are honoured; this online course will show you how. 

Who is this course for?
If you work with or manage a group of employees then you need to know how to treat everyone fairly and equally, no matter what their age. Age Discrimination is suitable for employers, employees and anyone who wants to learn about the important issue of age discrimination within a work environment. 

What will you get from this course?
Age Discrimination will equip you with the knowledge to tackle age discrimination, thereby creating a fairer environment in which to work. You will discover why age discrimination legislation is important in the workplace and know what your obligations are as either an employee or an employer.  

When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the importance of tackling age discrimination
  • Explain the laws and legislation preventing bias in the workplace 
  • Treat everyone with respect and without bias
  • Detect age discrimination at work and report it to the relevant authority
  • Comply with equality legislation and laws
  • Be aware of an individual’s rights 

Course features 
  • End-of-course quiz to test your understanding
  • Interactive activities and use of real-life examples for an engaging study programme 
  • Advice and tips from an expert so you can make a difference in the real world
  • Glossary of important yet unfamiliar terms 


  • Why does it matter? – the importance of tackling age discrimination
  • What does the law say? – easy-to-understand overview of the key points of equality legislation 
  • Your rights as an employee – understand employees’ rights regarding age equality and your obligations to others 
  • Your responsibilities as an employer – guidance on how employers can stay on the right side of the law and how to treat employees fairly
  • Can I help you? – find out how much you’ve learnt with a short quiz
  • Take it further – applying what you have learnt in your own working life 


This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.



At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

Course Outcomes

Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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