(HR) LGBTI 101 - An Awareness Workshop

The aim of the session is to provide participants with an overall understanding of why LGBTI inclusion is important to an organisation as well as to provide a level of comfort around terminology, explore challenges often faced by LGBTI employees and provide awareness on the impact that a culture has on the lived experiences of identifying people.

This session has a particular focus on trans and gender diverse people.

Learn more about:

  • Impact of an organisations culture on invisible stigmatised identities, including for trans and gender diverse people
  • GBTI terminology
  • How individuals can impact the lived day-to-day experience of employees within their immediate work area (cultural change)

Course duration

2 hours

Suitable for

All Western Power employees

Note - as this workshop can be conducted off site and there may be some travel involved, please be aware that Western Power’s preferred method of transport is that you travel in a Western Power vehicle (car pool if necessary) or use public transport. However should you need to use your own vehicle you will need to complete a Private Vehicle (grey fleet) Usage Approval form

Learning outcomes

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

• Outline some of the unique challenges faced by trans, gender diverse and LGBTI people generally
• Respond to some of the common views questioning the need for inclusion initiatives
• Understand the role that individuals play in creating a more inclusive culture

Prerequisites

No bookings will be confirmed until you forward your Approval To Attend Training email from your Formal Leader to Approval Evidence

Please note:

Tip - if you are unable to enrol this may be because you do not have a PTS student profile. To request a PTS student profile, complete this online form or contact PTS on 9411 7888 for assistance.

REGIONAL DEPOT SESSIONS We are in the process of scheduling and finalising dates – in the interim if your depot is not listed please add your name to the waitlist for this course and we will contact you once dates and locations have been confirmed.

Please note There will be no catering provided for any of these sessions. You can bring your own food and refreshments to any session, there are kitchen facilities at all sites.

For those attending sessions at Perth office food and refreshments can be purchased from the Mercato Cafe.

For those attending a session at Prinsep Road, Jandakot depot you will be able to purchase food and coffee from vans that attend the site.

Cancellation Policy

The cost of this course is met through your Function’s D+I training budget.
• If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking through OnCourse within 7 working days to avoid your HoF receiving notification of the course cost.
• Approval from your formal leader is required before your booking can be confirmed. Please send the approval email to inclusion@westernpower.com.au
• If the minimum class number is not reached, the workshop will be cancelled.
• Participants will be notified asap and offered an alternative date.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.