SHORT COURSE

Investigating workplace misconduct

Overview

Few things can be more challenging than handling a serious complaint of misconduct, particularly when it is an allegation of sexual discrimination or bullying. This course will provide participants with the practical skills to assess complaints, gather corroborative information and make critical decisions that affect employees.

This course includes case studies to highlight current case law and the latest research on investigation methods, including interviewing techniques and the accessibility of digital information.

Participants

This course is aimed at HR professionals with 1-5 years’ experience wanting to expand their knowledge and learn more about investigations best practice.

Learning outcomes

Following the training you will be able to:

  • Explain the role of an investigation within your legal and policy framework
  • Recognise when a conflict of interest arises
  • Conduct preliminary interviews with complainants and obtain statements of complaint using the PEACE model of interviewing
  • Identify a range of sources of evidence including digital formats
  • Develop an investigation plan
  • Draft letters of allegation that meet legal requirements
  • Evaluate evidence gathered in an investigation

Course format 

This course runs for one day and the workshop format includes group discussion, facilitator led discussion and supported by case studies.

Duration: 1 day

CPD Hours: 7 hours

States: VIC; NSW; QLD; SA; WA; ACT

AHRI Members: $545.00

Non-member: $695.00

Enquiries: 03 9918 9230 / enquiries@ahri.com.au

Course Dates

    • VIC

      [VIC] Investigating Workplace Miscounduct

      This course includes case studies to highlight current case law and the latest research on investigation methods, including interviewing techniques and the accessibility of digital information.

    • SA

      [SA] Investigating Workplace Misconduct

      This course includes case studies to highlight current case law and the latest research on investigation methods, including interviewing techniques and the accessibility of digital information.

    • QLD

      [QLD] Investigating Workplace misconduct

      This course includes case studies to highlight current case law and the latest research on investigation methods, including interviewing techniques and the accessibility of digital information.

Corporate in-house training

This course can be customised and delivered in-house, for up to 20 people, for a more cost-effective solution. To find out more, email our Corporate Accounts Team at customlearning@ahri.com.au or call 1300 239 978