1.1 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities My reason for undertaking the course is to have a more formal understanding of the specific content involved in considering the roles and responsibilities of the teacher within the setting of lifelong learning, and the boundaries of teaching in order to provide a supportive learning environment.
I run a consulting business specialising in inspiring people to consider the need to change, and improve their sustainable employability opportunities.
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Each individual is provided with a countersigned Confidentiality Agreement to afford protection to all parties concerned, and if so requested, I can provide input on the completion of DBS/CRB declarations before they are submitted and approved by the Probation Services. Additionally for those learners in the over 50 age group I have developed a programme to improve their computer skills. I also provide courses for those wishing to consider self- employment and provide assistance with business plans, CV preparation and covering letter construction. Additionally, I provide coaching on interview techniques, and guidance on identifying transferable skills which could potentially lead to a new and different career path challenge.
The Consultancy Company I run has to be compliant in a number of key areas, and I as an individual have to be conversant in the many areas of legislation applying to all relative parties.
The specific areas are Contract Law, which ensures that any organisation I provide consultancy/training services for, meets all Health and Safety and regulatory compliance and includes indemnity provisions for stakeholders and forms part of my agency agreement with such organisations.
In so far as learners are concerned there are a number of pieces of legislation with which I and my company need to demonstrate continued compliance.
The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act, making the law easier to understand and strengthening protection in some situations. Before the Act came into force there were several independent pieces of legislation covering Sex Discrimination (1975), Race Relations (1976), Disability Discrimination (1995)...