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 review internal workplace policies and procedures applicable to a work context against the external environment, from a gender equity perspective.
It includes scoping the legislation, regulation and workplace standards environment of gender equity policy and practice and then reviewing internal policy and practice applicable to a work context to identify gaps and next steps for incorporating gender equity in the workplace. It also reviews how other policies relating to equity and inclusion may intersect with gender equity policy and practice applicable to a work context.
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 analyse workplace policy and practice environment within known work environments.
Unit nominal hours are 18 hours.
VU22770 Develop a gender lens to support gender equity work
This package includes all teaching materials 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)
- VU22774 Assessment Mapping
- VU22774 Assessment sign off sheet
- VU22774 AT1 Assessor Guide
- VU22774 AT2 Assessor Guide
- VU22774 AT3 Assessor Guide
- VU22774 Session 1 plan
- VU22774 Session 1 slides
- VU22774 Activity 1.1 Review benefits worksheet.docx
- VU22774 Handout 1.1 WGEA Business case for gender equality
- VU22774 Handout 3.1 Positive duty.docx
- VU22774 Session 2 plan
- VU22774 Session 2 slides
- VU22774 Activity 4.1 Case study 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.