LGBTQ+ in Schools

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Every child and young person deserves to see themselves, their family, and the full diversity of our world reflected in their school life. Developing greater awareness helps to achieve LGBTQ+ inclusivity in schools.

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Course Description

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All about this LGBTQ+ in Schools Course

This course is aimed at anyone who wants and/or needs to become familiar with the key areas of LGBTQ+ in schools. More specifically, you will be able to examine the importance of promoting LGBTQ+ in schools, LGBTQ+ history and legislation, creating an inclusive environment and supporting LGBTQ+ students.

All LGBTQ+ children and young people deserve an education that reflects who they are. Representing and respecting the diversity around them helps to prepare children and young people for life in society today and contributes to creating a culture where we are more understanding and accepting of others. Without inclusive education, so many LGBTQ+ children and young people and/or those from families with LGBTQ+ family members, can feel isolated, or even unwanted in school.

This course will help you understand the importance of creating an inclusive environment, including how to create an inclusive LGBTQ+ RSHE, the statutory guidance for primary and secondary schools, OFSTED requirements and what to do if you encounter homophobia.

You will also learn how you can best support LGBTQ+ students and their mental health, including trans students, LGBTQ+ SEND students, as well as creating an LGBTQ+ organisation at your school.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Suitable for those working in schools
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to LGBTQ+ in Schools – In the first unit of our LGBTQ+ in schools course you will explore what LGBTQ+ is, key terminology and the importance of safeguarding and confidentiality around LGBTQ+.
  • Unit 2 – LGBTQ+ History and Legislation – This unit will examine relevant legislation, the importance of stonewall, as well as recognising and challenging LGBTQ+ phobia/discrimination. This unit will also provide useful/relevant links to charities.
  • Unit 3 – Creating an Inclusive Environment – In this unit you will look at why creating an inclusive environment is important and how to create LGBTQ+ inclusive RSHE. You will also look at the statutory guidance for primary & secondary schools and what should be taught. You will also look at the policies that should be in place.
  • Unit 4 – Supporting LGBTQ+ Students – In the final unit of our LGBTQ+ in schools course, you will explore how you can support LGBTQ+ students, including trans students, LGBTQ+ SEND students, and how you can support the mental health of LGBTQ+ students.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this LGBTQ+ in Schools course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the LGBTQ+ in Schools course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this LGBTQ+ in Schools course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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LGBTQ+ in schools
LGBTQ+ in Schools
£20 + VAT