Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training

Duration 1-2 hours

CPD Approved
Disciplinary Procedures
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For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training Course is designed to help managers and employers ensure that their disciplinary procedures are fair, consistent and support everyone in the workplace.

By the end of the training, learners will know best practice for dealing with employee misconduct, how to conduct an appropriate investigation and disciplinary hearing, and understand the different sanctions that employees may be given. Learners will also understand what happens when an employee raises a grievance, appeals a disciplinary outcome or takes the company to an employment tribunal.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed by business and HR professionals

Accredited by CPD

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Know why all businesses need clear and easily understood disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Understand what could constitute misconduct, serious misconduct and gross misconduct, and the processes to follow to effectively deal with these.
  • Understand what happens during - and how to carry out - an investigation and a disciplinary hearing.
  • Understand the different sanctions that employees could receive, including first and final warnings and dismissal.
  • Understand what constitutes unfair dismissal.
  • Know what happens when an employee appeals a decision or makes a claim to an employment tribunal.

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Module 1: Introduction

What is a disciplinary procedure?, why is a disciplinary procedure needed?, benefits of having procedures, consequences of not having disciplinary procedures, management and employee responsibilities, accessibility and the ACAS code of practice.

Module 2: Investigations and Disciplinary Hearings

Types of misconduct, investigations, suspension, verbal warnings, preparing for a disciplinary hearing, during the hearing, the final decision and keeping records.

Module 3: Dismissal and Sanctions

Sanctions for misconduct, first written warnings, final written warnings, dismissal, fair dismissal, unfair dismissal, constructive and wrongful dismissal, dismissal for gross misconduct, dismissal procedure and alternatives to dismissal.

Module 4: Grievances and Appeals

What is a grievance?, how a grievance should be raised, grievance policy and procedure, making an appeal, appeal meetings and hearings, the final decision, employment tribunals, mediation and whistleblowing.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training course is aimed at employers and managers who want to learn more about how to handle disciplinary and grievance matters appropriately and sensitively.

Written by experts

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Kate McCabe

Human Resources Senior Leader

Kate McCabe is a well respected and experienced Human Resources Senior Leader. She started her career in commercially focused roles in retail following completion of a degree in Applied Consumer Sciences from Newcastle. 

Kate has worked with major retail organisations and is now a senior consultant who supports a variety of businesses in areas such as recruitment and retention, policies, benefits, training, staff well-being and employment law. 

Kate is also passionate about development and works across all aspects of change and leading people well to deliver for both the employees and also the business.

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