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Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training

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This course is suitable for HR and line managers, who want to understand the disciplinary and grievance process and learn more about the legalities of managing grievances, disciplinaries and dismissals.

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Course description

This course includes the option to play audio at no extra cost!

All about this Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training Course

This course will help you ensure the handling of challenging situations which may occur during disciplinaries and grievances is fair and proportionate.

You will start the course off by looking at examples of disciplinaries, as well as the benefits of having a disciplinary procedure in place and the responsibilities of the manager and the employee.

You will then consider the possible types of misconduct and gross misconduct, as well as investigations, suspensions and verbal warnings. You will also gain knowledge on ACAS six-step disciplinary procedure in detail.

You will explore the types of sanctions that can be imposed if allegations of misconduct are proven against an employee. Including first and final written warnings and dismissals.

You will also explore what grievances are, the types of grievances, why someone may raise a grievance and the possible outcomes of a grievance. The course will finish by exploring the grievance procedure and appeals.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to disciplinaries – In the first unit of the disciplinaries and grievance procedures training course you will examine what a disciplinary is, the disciplinary procedure and ACAS Code of Practice.
  • Unit 2 – The disciplinary procedure/outcome – This unit will examine the types of misconduct, investigations, suspensions, verbal warnings and ACAS six-step disciplinary procedure in detail.
  • Unit 3 – Dismissal and sanctions – In this unit you will explore what can happen after a disciplinary hearing if an employer decides that an employee should be reprimanded for their conduct or actions.
  • Unit 4 – Introduction to grievances – This unit will examine what a grievance is, the types of grievances and what employees should do before raising a formal grievance. You will also explore the possible outcomes of a grievance.
  • Unit 5 – The grievance procedure and appeals – In the final unit of the disciplinary and grievance procedures course you will consider the formal grievance procedures, appeal meetings, mediation, employment tribunals and whistleblowing.
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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Disciplinary and grievance
Disciplinaries and Grievance Procedures Training
£20 + VAT