Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training

CPD Approved
Disciplinary Procedures
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  • Instant assessment and result

  • 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.

  • Developed by business and HR professionals
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate Duration: 1-2 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

Aims of the course

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.


CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content


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.

2Investigations and Disciplinary Hearings

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

3Dismissal 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.

4Grievances 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.

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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.

Who should take this course?

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.

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Add your chosen course to your basket. Once you’ve added all the courses you need, follow our step-by-step checkout process where you can purchase using Debit or Credit card.

For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.

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Course access

Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training. 

If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one. 

Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact support@highspeedtraining.co.uk, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.