The Race Equality Centre Leicester

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• Iris Lightfoote, CEO of TREC comments on the passing of Nelson Mandela

• Advice and Support to individuals

• Community Development

• Policy Development

• Research and Public Education

• Training

• Specialist areas of work

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2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE

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Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA)

John Ashworth MP

Leicestershire & County FA

We also provide volunteering opportunities where individuals can, to the benefit of all parties, join with the staff of the TREC in the pursuit of their mission in Leicester & Leicestershire

The Race Equality Centre in Leicester & Leicestershire
Address: 2nd Floor, Phoenix Yard,
5-9 Upper Brown Street,
Leicester, LE1 5TE
Tel: 0116 2042790
Fax: 0116 2042791
Online Contact Form

 

TREC offers bespoke services in relation to race and equality.

 

Training currently available

 

  1. Anti Racist Bullying
  2. Human Rights
  3. I Ain’t Racist `But….(Racial Harassment Toolkit Training for youth workers and organisations)
  4. Race Equality Impact Assessment – The law and the process
  5. Race Equality – A journey
  6. Race Discrimination Awareness
  7. Racial Discrimination
  8. Racial Discrimination Legislation
  9. Racial Harassment Awareness
  10.  Racial Harassment in the Workplace
  11.  Racial Harassment Monitoring
  12.  Raising Awareness around Refugees, Asylum Seekers & New Arrivals
  13.  Responding to complaints around racism

 

If there is a particular training that you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Rates are available on request and are very competitive

 

If you would like to contact us regarding any aspect of our work or for a general enquiry please click here

Encompass/TREC Spring Summer Training Programme

 

ILM Awards and Certificates

  • Course title: ILM Level 4 Award in Managing Equality and Diversity in an Organisation

    Course description:

    This is a single-unit qualification which aims to develop a practising or potential manager’s ability to understand the nature and origins of personal values, beliefs, attitudes and prejudices, and the impact that this can have on workplace behaviour. Participants review the existing culture of equality and diversity in their organisation and gain an understanding of their own roles and responsibility in the valuing and managing of diversity.


    Duration:

    16 hrs, including induction and tutorial support (covered over 2 days)


    Credit value:

    Minimum 3 credits


    Structure:

    Induction 1 hour

    Tutorial support at least 1 hour

    One mandatory unit with a credit value of 3


    Assessment:

    Reflective Review


    Entry Requirements:

    There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practising or aspiring first line or middle managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.


    Further information and costs:

    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: ILM Level 4 Award in Management


    Course description:

    ILM Level 4 Qualifications in Management are designed to give practising or aspiring middle managers a solid foundation for their formal development as a manager. The qualification also acts as bridge between Level 3 and Level 5 qualifications, preparing learners for the more rigorous demands of study at a higher level.


    The Award in Management is a concise qualification made up of two mandatory units – ‘Understanding the management role’ and ‘Developing management skills’ Here learners cover the core research, analysis and group working skills essential to practising or potential middle managers.


    Duration:
    Minimum 34 hours
    Completion within three years

    Credit value:
    Minimum 8 credits

    Structure:
    • Induction – two hours
    • Tutorial support at least two hours
    • Two mandatory units with a combined credit value of 8

    Assessment:
    Work-based assignment

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practicing or aspiring first line or middle managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: ILM Level 4 Certificate in Management


    Course description:
    ILM Level 4 Qualifications in Management are designed to give practising or aspiring middle managers a solid foundation for their formal development as a manager. The qualification also acts as bridge between Level 3 and Level 5 qualifications, preparing learners for the more rigorous demands of study at a higher level.

    The Certificate in Management builds and broadens the skills and knowledge gained in the Award. (Please note learners may join the Certificate directly and are not required to undertake the Award as a prerequisite). Participants complete the same two mandatory units as in the Award but develop further by building up their qualification with a selection of optional units.

    Duration:
    • Minimum 59 hours
    • Completion within three years

    Credit value:
    Minimum 22 credits

    Structure:
    • Induction – two hours
    • Tutorial support at least two hours
    • Two mandatory units with a combined credit value of 8
    • Optional units with a minimum credit value of 14, of which at least six must be at Level 4 or above

    Assessment:
    Work-based assignment

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practicing or aspiring first line or middle managers with the opportunity to meet the assessment demands and have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Level 3 Award in Workplace Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers


    Course description:
    The ILM Level 3 Award in Workplace Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers is a concise qualification made up of three mandatory units which introduce the key aspects of coaching in the workplace

    Duration:
    • Minimum 24 hours
    • Completion within one year

    Credit value:
    Minimum 8 credits

    Structure:
    • Induction – one hour
    • Tutorial support – at least two hours
    • Three mandatory units with a combined credit value of 8

    Assessment:
    • Work-based assignment
    • Coaching diary

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practising team leaders or first line managers. They should normally have completed an ILM Level 2 qualification in Team Leading or an ILM Level 3 qualification in First Line Management, or equivalent. Exceptional learners, who have no formal qualification in team leading or first line management, but who have several years’ experience and have completed some formal training in the role, may also participate

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Level 3 Certificate for Professional Workplace Coaches


    Course description:
    The Certificate for Professional Workplace Coaches is aimed at participants who will be significantly involved in workplace coaching – within an organisation or as a freelancer. Participants complete the same three mandatory units as the Level 3 Award in Workplace Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers and an additional unit ‘Undertaking an extended period of supervised coaching in the workplace’. In this practical unit participants will develop and improve their workplace coaching, planning, organising and evaluating at least 30 hours of coaching.

    Duration:
    Minimum 36 hours
    Completion within two years

    Credit value:
    Minimum 15 credits

    Structure:
    • Induction – one hour
    • Tutorial support – at least two hours
    • Four mandatory units with a combined credit value of 15

    Assessment:
    • Work-based assignment
    • Coaching diary
    • Personal development plan and reflective log

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but participants will normally be practising team leaders or first line managers. They should normally have completed an ILM Level 2 qualification in Team Leading or an ILM Level 3 qualification in First Line Management, or equivalent. Exceptional learners, who have no formal qualification in team leading or first line management, but who have several years’ experience and have completed some formal training in the role, may also participate

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810


Encompass courses approved by ILM (candidates will receive an joint ILM/Encompass Certificate of achievement)

 

  • Course title: Managing Advocacy Campaigns to Encourage Organisational Change


    Course description:
    This ILM endorsed programme aims to develop the leadership and management skills of staff in voluntary sector organisations so they can advocate with and on behalf of racial minority communities to address inequalities in the field of health and well being.

    Duration:
    21 hr

    Structure:
    Induction
    Tutorial support
    3 units

    Assessment:
    Reflective Review
    Assignment

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but the course would be most beneficial to staff in voluntary/community sector organisations who work with and support the needs of diverse communities

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Managing Equality and Diversity in the Work place


    Course description:
    This programme has been approved by ILM and enables participants to gain a general awareness and understanding of how to manage equality and diversity within the workplace and implement organisational policies and procedures that comply with equality legislation and national frameworks.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course, covering both employment and service issues in line with equality legislation and national frameworks.

    Assessment:
    There is no assessment

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements and is useful for anybody who wishes to gain a general understanding and awareness of equality and diversity issues relating to employment and service delivery within the workplace. The course contents can be varied slightly to provide training for other different levels of organisational staff.

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Managing Equality and Diversity in Small and Medium Size Enterprises


    Course description:
    This course has been approved by ILM and is designed to provide guidance to small and medium size enterprises (SME’s) on the importance of developing and implementing equality policies and practices that challenge discrimination and harness the benefits of diversity within their organisations.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course, covering both employment and service issues in line with equality legislation and how it impacts on the private sector.

    Assessment:
    There is no Assessment

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no specific entry requirements. However the course is useful for all Managers/Directors of small and medium size business as well as senior staff and team leaders. The course contents can be varied slightly to provide training for other organisational staff.

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Advanced Equality Training for Public Sector Managers and Senior Staff


    Course description:
    This course has been approved by ILM and provides senior personnel with an overview of changes and developments in equality requirements and responsibilities and how they can harness the benefits of a diverse workforce and go beyond compliance.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course, covering both employment and service issues.

    Assessment:
    There is no Assessment

    Entry Requirements:
    This course is specifically aimed at Chief Executives, Directors, Senior Managers, Councillors, Board and Committee members

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: Equality Impact Assessment Training


    Course description:

    This ILM approved course enables participants to understand why and how to conduct Equality Impact Assessments (EIA’s) in the context of their roles and responsibilities within their organisations.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course and takes participants through the process of conducting EIA’s through the use of Encompass’s own EIA guidance toolkit. The course can be adapted to provide in house training to support the development and implementation of the organisations own EIA guidance.

    Assessment:
    There is no assignment

    Entry Requirements:
    This course is primarily aimed at staff that are responsible for providing advice and/or undertaking EIA’s e.g. policy officers, equality officers, senior and middle managers and team managers.

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810


Other Encompass short courses


  • Course title: Embedding Equalities in Recruitment and Selection Processes


    Course description:
    Managing diversity in recruitment and selection is a key factor in determining organisational efficiency, productivity and overall business success. A diverse workforce reflects well on the organisation as it contributes to lower staff turnover, generates more ideas and creativity, improves employee relations, and enhances reputation. With an increasing global economy organisations need to harness the benefits of a diverse society and ensure that their recruitment and selection processes are fair and accessible to all so that they attract and hire the best candidates.

    This course equips participants with the relevant knowledge and skills to develop and manage fair recruitment and selection processes that result in sustaining a skilled and talented workforce.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course covering employment related issues. Contents of the course can be slightly altered to suit organisational requirements.

    Assessment:
    There is no assignment.

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements but the course is primarily aimed at those responsible for recruitment and selection e.g. HR staff, team leaders, first line managers Board/Committee members.

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810

 

  • Course title: The Equality Act 2010


    Course description:
    This course provides participants with up-to-date information on the changes brought about by the new Equality Act 2010, how organisations should be complying with the legislation and its impact.

    Duration:
    This is a full day course, covering both employment and service issues in line with the new legislation

    Assessment:
    There is no assignment.

    Entry Requirements:
    There are no formal entry requirements. The course is useful to Directors/Managers, Policy Officers, Equality Officers, and team leaders, Councillors, Board/Committee members to help update their knowledge and understanding of the new law.

    Further information and costs:
    Encompass Training Limited Tel: 07525 469 935
    Email: enquiries@encompasstraining.net
    TREC: 0116 2999810