Online Employment Equity Course




This ONLINE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY course will enable participants to:

  • Understand Employment Equity Law and its relevance to business
  • Understand key concepts and terms in this law
  • Understand companies’ obligations
  • Learn how to set up Employment Equity in your business
  • Know how to produce EE plans & legally compliant documents

Each Module in the course can be completed separately and contains a combination of notes, slides and downloadable media.

Anyone wanting to understand EE law and its relevance to SA companies.

Module 1 – Understanding Employment Equity

  • Why Employment Equity – Understanding Affirmative Action
  • Terminology & Definitions
  • Frequently asked questions about EE
  • The Link with Skills Development

Module 2 – Companies’ Obligations

  • Duties of Designated Employers
  • Stages in Employment Equity Legal Compliance
  • Responsibilities of the Employment Equity Manager
  • The Employment Equity Committee’s Roles and Responsibilities

Module 3 – Understanding “Discrimination”

  • The Employment Equity Act and “Fair” vs “Unfair” Discrimination
  • Fairness in Recruitment, Selection and Promotion
  • What is “Reasonable Accommodation”?

Module 4 – Planning and Reporting on Employment Equity

  • How to do a Workplace Review
  • Putting together an Employment Equity Plan
  • Reporting Annually to the Department of Labour
  • Record-Keeping and Legal Evidence

Module 5 – Company Communication of Employment Equity

  • Preparing a Communication Strategy
  • Considerations in Employment Equity Communication
  • Practical Company Communication on Employment Equity

Please note – you will receive your course registration details within 48 hours of receipt of payment (excluding weekends and public holidays).