Unconscious Bias

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In our unconscious bias course, you will gain a greater understanding of what unconscious bias is, how unconscious bias affects our decision-making, you will also look at the different types of unconscious bias, along with examples of each. Towards the end of the course you will explore unconscious bias in the workplace and how to control and overcome unconscious bias.

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All about this Unconscious Bias course

Unconscious bias is a term used to describe the associations that we hold which, despite being outside our conscious awareness, can have a significant influence on our attitudes and behaviours especially towards other people.

In this course you will gain knowledge on what biases we may have and how these biases may impact our own life and also the lives of others.

You will gain insight into the different types of unconscious bias, case studies and examples of unconscious bias. The types of bias you will cover include – ageism bias, gender bias, name bias, race/colour/culture bias, characteristic bias, confirmation bias, attribution bias, affinity bias, beauty bias and horns and halo effect bias.

You will then examine how unconscious bias impacts the workplace and strategies to mitigate bias in the recruitment, you will then gain awareness on how to recognise and control unconscious bias in the workplace.

By the end of the course you will have gained a greater insight into unconscious bias and how to manage it in the workplace.

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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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Understanding unconscious bias- In the first unit of our unconscious bias course, you will investigate what unconscious bias means, consider what causes unconscious bias and what the different types of unconscious bias are. You will then finish the first unit by learning how to recognise unconscious bias in yourself and in others.
  • Unit 2 – The types of unconscious bias and examples – In this unit you will explore examples of different types of unconscious bias in every day life, look at case studies depicting these different types of unconscious bias, you will then reflect on the case studies too.
  • Unit 3 – Unconscious bias in the workplace – This unit will examine how unconscious bias impact the workplace, discover how bias can impact the recruitment process and consider strategies to mitigate bias in recruitment recruitment. The unit will finish with exploring bias in workplace performance, opportunities and promotion, as well as the legal implication of bias in the workplace.
  • Unit 4 – Controlling and overcoming unconscious bias –┬áIn our final unit you will look at the ways individuals can appreciate the importance of diversity in the workplace, recognise and control unconscious bias in the workplace, you will also explore how to overcome unconscious bias in the workplace. Finally you will consider how individuals can effect change in the workplace and attain equality and diversity in the workplace.
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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 hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

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 Unconscious Bias 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 Unconscious Bias 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 Unconscious Bias 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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Unconscious bias
Unconscious Bias
£20 + VAT