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Understanding Bullying in the Workplace

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This understanding bullying in the workplace course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn more about bullying in the workplace including what it is, why it happens, the effects workplace bullying can have and what the law says about it.

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All about this Understanding Bullying in the Workplace Course

Although this course is useful for anyone who is at risk of encountering workplace bullying, it is especially valuable for employers who need to understand how to comply with their legal responsibility to look after their employees.

This understanding bullying in the workplace course will cover the basics of bullying in the workplace to give you an understanding of what workplace bullying is, where workplace bullying might occur, why workplace bullying happens and who needs to know about it. You will also look at some scenarios that show examples of workplace bullying happening in different industries.

You will then move onto exploring why bullies bully, as well as when bullying becomes harassment and the key differences between the two. You will then look at the different types of bullying that can happen in the workplace and work through some examples of each.

Then you will explore examples and scenarios about the different forms of bullying and the psychology of the bully themselves. Finally, the course will finish by covering the different ways in which bullying in the workplace can be tackled, including raising a complaint, the different ways the bully can be dealt with, as well as the employers responsibilities.

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.

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  • 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 Bullying in the Workplace – In the first unit of the understanding bullying in the workplace course, you will cover the basics of bullying in the workplace, what workplace bullying is, what it may look like and why it might occur.
  • Unit 2 – The Bully – This unit will consider some of the reasons why a bully chooses to demonstrate bullying behaviour. This unit will also examine the different types of workplace bullying, including, physical bullying, emotional bullying and online bullying.
  • Unit 3 – The Effects of Bullying – In this unit you will explore the effects bullying can have on the victim or target of the bullying, including the potential mental health issues bullying can cause. This unit will also look at why it is important to keep a record of incidents.
  • Unit 4 – Dealing with Bullying Informally and the Law – In the final unit of the understanding bullying in the workplace course you will outline some of the different routes an employee might take to report bullying in the workplace including formal and informal reporting.
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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.

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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 Understanding Bullying in the Workplace 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 Understanding Bullying in the Workplace 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 Understanding Bullying in the Workplace 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.

Understanding Bullying in the Workplace
£20 + VAT