Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Course: 14th March

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Course: Hills Road Sports and Tennis Centre, Cambridge March 14th 6pm-9pm

PLEASE NOTE For Clubmark purposes, the Head Coach and 2 volunteers need to attend this training. Please note that from January 2015, it will also be mandatory for all licensed coaches to take the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) training.

To ensure British tennis is open and accessible to all communities, issues of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion need to be considered and championed by coaches, players, volunteers and tennis venues.

This training looks at how to ensure your tennis venue is creating the right environment and how to manage and challenge difficult situations.

It covers a wide range of areas protected by law including: age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, gender reassignment and highlights how these issues need to be considered by tennis venues. The training outcomes include:

  •  Being able to define equality, diversity and inclusion and  relationship to tennis.• 
  • Knowing and understanding the purpose of the LTA Equality and Diversity Policy and how this can be implemented within tennis.
  • Knowing and understanding the legal context for equality and diversity.
  • Exploring the protected characteristics and how these are represented within tennis.• Ability to manage complex situations that involve protected characteristics.
  • Understanding the power and impact of language and ensuring all incidents of inappropriate language and behaviour are challenged.
  • Confidence in responding to equality, diversity and inclusion issues and understanding the impact of not responding.




Hills Road Sports & Tennis Centre
Purbeck Road
01223 210111