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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 2 sections

  1. 1 Gender Identity
  2. 2 Gender Expression
Animation from our Gender Identity & Expression Training
An illustration of different cultures and gender identity

This first section will introduce gender and how some people can use a "one size fits all" mentality when they should not. It covers what gender identity is, the importance of terminology, and recognising that everyone has a different way of being, and there is no right or wrong way to “be”. 

2 people at a bar discussing some work that needs to be done

This final section will cover gender expression, including gender dysphoria, pronouns, transitioning and allyship. This section will help staff to learn what they can do as a starting point to show someone how they can be actively supportive.

About this course

Gender Identity and Gender Expression are two different things.

"Gender identity is someone’s personal and intimate sense of their own gender. Gender expression is how they choose to reflect their gender identity in their physical appearance." - amnesty.org.uk

During our Gender Identity & Expression Training, staff will be introduced to the basics of gender identity and how it’s separate from someone’s biological sex, the gender spectrum and what it means to be trans, gender fluid, and non-binary. We’ll also take a look at the different ways that people express their gender, the use of language and pronouns, and we’ll provide users with some simple ways they can actively show their support to the trans community.

Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Training is also a fantastic way to provide your staff with essential training to learn what is unacceptable behaviour at work, how our behaviour may affect others, stereotyping, victimisation and discrimination, and the importance of creating an open and inclusive workplace. 

Chris Miller, a presenter of Gender Identity & Expression Training

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Chris Miller

The importance of Gender Identity & Expression Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Gender Identity & Expression Training certificate

Download and print

At the end of this Gender Identity & Expression Training course, users will be given a printable certificate. 

In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress is all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Gender Identity & Expression Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Gender Identity & Expression Training certificate

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Comprehensive and to the point

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This was unnecessary unless a person is absolutely clueless about today's society. It was almost condescending.

Sound and clear

It was a well understanding and educative

Loved the videos with personal stories

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very informative and clear

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it was a good reminder

Good to be made more socially aware

educating and interesting

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This is out of date

Certain phrases in this training are very out of date and are not accurate. No one is assigned a gender at birth, sex and gender are different and no one is assigned a gender at birth; sex is observed generally before birth and recorded at birth.

Why is this training important?

Business benefits

Having open discussions about gender identity & expression is a crucial step in learning more about the true nature of gender and how much variety it encompasses, so our societies can become ever more inclusive. 

Everyday, more businesses across the globe are recognising the importance of being an active ally to trans people. Having a workplace that is inclusive of both gender identity and expression will lead to benefits such as increased staff morale, an improved company reputation and staff retention. This course is the perfect starting point for those who wish to learn about gender identity and expression, and can help to make a real positive difference to those in the workplace that align themselves with the trans community.

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