This suite of online respect at work training courses includes diversity and inclusion, equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment (and gender-based harassment) and workplace bullying for employees, contractors, and volunteers, covers what respect in the workplace is and explains how to prevent and overcome issues such as bullying, harassment and discrimination. These respect at work courses also helps individuals identify if discrimination, sexual harassment, or workplace bullying is happening in the workplace and outlines the appropriate reporting and resolution processes. Ultimately, it encourages everyone to help prevent direct and indirect discrimination, gender based harassment and sexual harassment, workplace bullying and victimisation in the workplace and to treat each other fairly and with respect, and in a way that encourages diversity and inclusion.
This online respect at work training program can be completed as a stand-alone courses or in conjunction with the full Sentrient online workplace compliance training program, which includes a respect at work for managers training program with topics such as conflict resolution and grievance handling for managers, creating a safe and health workplace for managers, enabling diversity and inclusion for managers, preventing and responding to sexual harassment for managers, and preventing and responding to workplace bullying for managers.
The respect in the workplace online training program for staff and managers is legally compliant, kept up to date with legislation for all states and territories in Australia and have been written together with Mills Oakley Law Firm for Australia.
This online respect in the workplace training program is suitable for all employees, contractors and volunteers engaged in the Australian workplace. These respect at work courses can be delivered to your new starters at induction and as refresher training on an ongoing basis as part of your workplace relations and safety program.
The following topics are covered in the respect at work online training program:
The specific legislative changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth) and the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) from the amendments arising from Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Respect@Work) are covered by the content of the Sentrient respect in the workplace online training courses.
Each of the respect at work online courses will take approximately 15 minutes to complete, and you can select one or more of the respect in the workplace training programs, depending on your specific requirements.
This online training program is simple to navigate, easy to understand and will accommodate all learning styles. Learners will undertake case studies and learning activities to reinforce the importance of respect in the workplace. At the end of each course there is a learning check. There is also a declaration that each individual will commit to a workplace culture that treats people fairly and with respect.
The following learning outcomes will be achieved on completion of this respect at work online training program:
Once all employees, contractors and volunteers have completed the respect at work online courses, the following business outcomes will be achieved for your organisation: