Access and Equity Policy


ACTIVE TRANSITION TRAINING (ATT) is committed to providing access and equity in all aspects of operations. In accordance with the relevant equal employment legislation, ATT will not discriminate unlawfully against any person in the processes of skill development opportunities.

ATT will abide by the equity principles for all staff, students and clients, regardless of race, education, gender, human resources, social or disability and ensure the fair allocation of resources and the right to equity of opportunity without discrimination.

Procedures:

  • Promote access to training for all people regardless of gender, socio economic background, disability, ethnic origin, sexual orientation , age or race
  • Ensure training and assessment services are delivered in a non-discriminatory, open and respectful manner
  • Train all staff members so that they are appropriately skilled in access and equity issues

Definitions

Direct discrimination means treating someone unfairly or less favourably because of one of the personal characteristics listed below or because of their association with someone identified with one of those characteristics.

Indirect discrimination happens when a rule, policy or requirement unnecessarily or unreasonably disadvantages a person or group of people because of a protected personal characteristic they share.

Harassment is behaviour (through words or actions) based on personal characteristics listed below that is unwanted, unasked for, unreturned and likely to make the workplace an unfriendly or uncomfortable place.

Sexual harassment is an unwelcome sexual advance, request for sex or any other sexual behaviour that a reasonable person would know or expect would offend, humiliate, seriously embarrass or humiliate another.

Resolution

We are committed to resolving any complaints fairly and effectively.  All complaints will be treated confidentially, fairly and consistently, and resolved as speedily as possible.