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 email@example.com to find out more.
This unit from the Course in Gender Equity supports the attainment of skills and knowledge to identify and reflect on the gendered elements within own work role. The unit also supports application of an intersectional approach to applying a gender lens to own work role.
It includes the development of skills to identify the impacts of gender inequities on own work role, as well as the ability to identify continuing networking and professional learning needs to build one’s ability to contribute to gender equity work in own work role.
This unit applies to practitioners and professionals with varying degrees of responsibility working in roles that require an understanding of gender equity. This unit enhances the ability to reflect on own performance and ability to contribute to gender equity work within known work environments and work practices.
Unit nominal hours are 18 hours.
VU22770 Develop a gender lens to support gender equity work
This package includes all teaching resources required to deliver and assess the unit as a standalone unit, including.
Curriculum Document Sections A and B
Implementation Guide and Curriculum Document Section C – Unit of Competency
Sample Training & Assessment Strategy (full course)
RPL Tool (full course)
- VU22771 Assessment Mapping
- VU22771 Assessment sign off sheet
- VU22771 AT1 Assessor Guide
- VU22771 AT2 Assessor Guide
- VU22771 AT3 Assessor Guide
- VU22771 Session 1 plan
- VU22771 Session 1 slides
- VU22771 Activity 1.1 Case study worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 1.2 Workplace sex discrimination worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 1.4 Exploring the evidence base worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 2.1 Case study worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 2.2 Case study worksheet
- VU22771 Handout 2.2 Gender equity and the law
- VU22771 Session 2 plan
- VU22771 Session 2 slides
- VU22771 Activity 3.1 Case study worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 3.2 Bystander role plays
- VU22771 Activity 3.3 Self care plan worksheet
- VU22771 Activity 3.4 Training needs analysis worksheet
Gender Equity Style Guideline Licensee Instructions
Additional resources to support delivery
A Virtual Workplace is available as a SCORM package to enhance delivery of the Course in Gender Equity and is used to support workplace application of concepts and practices.
Learning Resources are available for this unit including Learner Guide, Mapping Document and Glossary of Terms.
WHV recommends that Teaching gender equity: a toolkit for teaching gender equity units of competency is read by trainers delivering this unit.
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 teaching resources.
The teaching resources will be provided as a zipped file with a suite of Microsoft Word documents, PDFs and PowerPoints, all teaching resources are fully editable.
For further information on this Unit of Competency or the Course in Gender Equity please email firstname.lastname@example.org.