The Course in Gender Equity is Australia’s first accredited gender equity training program. The Course will equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and solutions to engage in gender equity work and identify and address gender equality issues in the workplace.
Gender inequality is a recognised social issue in Australia, as evidenced by the plethora of national, state and local strategies, plans and legal instruments developed to address it at its core.
The Course in Gender Equity has been accredited under Part 4.4 and 4.6 of the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 with the Victorian Registration & Qualifications Authority (VRQA), accreditation period 1 Aug 2019 to 31 July 2024.
The Course was developed with the support of the Victorian Government.
The Victorian TAFE network and Community Based Adult Education Provider’s that hold a Victorian Government Contract can access these resources direct from the Victorian Department of Education & Training, email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
The Course in Gender Equity is Australia’s first accredited gender equity training program, the course will equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and solutions to engage in gender equity work and identify and address gender equality issues in the workplace.
A graduate who has completed the full Course in Gender Equity will have the knowledge and skills to engage in gender equity work, specifically to:
- understand gender equity theories, frameworks and regulatory environments that influence gender equity work
- develop a gender lens and apply that lens to own work role using reflective practice
- support gender equity within the workplace as it relates to policy and practices and engagement with internal and external stakeholders
- apply a gender lens to the design, management and monitoring of a work context
- complete a gender assessment of a work context such as a workplace policy, program or service
The Course in Gender Equity curriculum package comes with a suite of mapped teaching and learning resources ready for immediate delivery and an online virtual workplace.
Access the Course in Gender Equity brochure here.
Course nominal hours are 294 hours.
This product includes the Course in Gender Equity Virtual Workplace SCORM file.
The Virtual Workplace – Gentown Community & Business Hub – is a virtual environment that has been developed to support the delivery and assessment of units from the Course in Gender Equity.
It includes a website presence for a fictitious organisation the Gentown Community & Business Hub and an organisational intranet with information about the organisations programs, services. structures, workplace documents, strategic partners, client and staff information.
The Intranet section of the Virtual Workplace includes a suite of branching scenarios that students can complete to reinforce learning and a number of communication pieces including leadership updates, podcasts, social media feeds and scenario videos that reinforce learning and talk to the organisations journey required to achieve gender equality in the workplace.
Additional resources to support delivery
Learning Resources are available for all units from the Course in Gender Equity including Learner Guide, Mapping Document and Glossary of Terms, also available as a course bundle.
Teaching Resources are available for all units from the Course in Gender Equity, also available as a course bundle, including:
- Curriculum Document Sections A and B
- Implementation Guide and Curriculum Document Section C – Unit of Competency
- Sample Training & Assessment Strategy
- RPL Tool
- Assessment Guides, Tools and Mapping Documents
- Session Plans, handouts and activities
- Gender Equity Style Guideline Licensee Instructions
WHV recommends that Teaching gender equity: a toolkit for teaching gender equity units of competency is read by trainers delivering this course.
2022 Course update, to reflect new changes to the evidence base and actions required to update resources to support this new evidence.
Following payment, a link will be made available and emailed to the purchaser with details on how to download the Virtual Workplace SCORM file.
The SCORM file will be provided as a transferable ZIP file.
The Virtual Workplace requires the RTO to have a SCORM compatible Learning Management System.
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