Would you recognise behaviours that constitute sexual harassment in the workplace? Are you aware that the workplace includes work events, offsite and out-of-hours activities?
This course provides legally compliant training to ensure that workers and organisations meet their obligations under the various Acts that guide organisations in creating a workplace culture that is free from sexual harassment.
Written in consultation with leading law firm Simpson Grierson, the content is presented in a traditional elearning format and features written scenarios to contextualise relevant workplace legislation.
This course covers the following topics:
- what constitutes sexual harassment and how the law defines it
- vehicles of sexual harassment (e.g. emails, jokes and social media)
- costs and consequences of sexual harassment for individuals and businesses
- making and resolving complaints.
On completing this course, learners should be able to:
- understand what types of behaviour constitute sexual harassment
- understand the laws that prevent sexual harassment, and their organisation’s obligations
- know how sexual harassment affects the individual, fellow workers and their organisation
- identify where and how to seek help within their organisation and externally.
By implementing this course your organisation can:
- minimise the likelihood of sexual harassment in connection with the workplace
- minimise the risk of being vicariously liable for sexual harassment claims made in the workplace
- deliver comprehensive and cost-effective sexual harassment training to a wide range of workers
- foster a fair and equitable workplace culture that doesn’t tolerate sexual harassment.
The content contained in this course is suitable for:
- public- and private-sector workers
- workers, executives and board members at all levels of an organisation.
This course should take about 30 minutes to complete.