This online sexual harassment training course for employees, contractors, and volunteers, covers what sexual harassment and gender-based harassment is, the impact it can have on the workplace and explains how to prevent and overcome it. This course also helps individuals identify if sexual harassment is happening in the workplace and outlines the appropriate reporting and resolution process. Ultimately, it encourages everyone to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace and to treat each other fairly and with respect. This training can be completed as a stand-alone course or in conjunction with the full Safeguard by Sentrient online workplace compliance training program, which includes other related topics such as work health and safety (WHS), workplace bullying and equal employment opportunity (EEO) in the workplace.
This online sexual harassment training course is legally compliant, kept up to date with legislation for all states and territories in Australia, and New Zealand. It has been written together with Mills Oakley Law Firm for Australia and Simpson Grierson Law Firm for New Zealand.
This online sexual harassment training course is suitable for all employees, contractors and volunteers engaged in the Australian and New Zealand workplace, or as general education in other regions and as part of your respect in the workplace, and workplace relations and safety program. This course can be provided to your new starters at induction and as refresher training on an ongoing basis.
The following topics are covered in this course:
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 (respectatwork) are covered by the content of the Sentrient respect in the workplace online training courses.
This sexual harassment training course will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.
This online course 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 preventing sexual harassment from taking place in the workplace. At the end of the course there is a learning check. There is also a declaration that each individual will commit to a respectful workplace culture that treats people fairly and with respect.
The following learning outcomes will be achieved on completion of this online course:
Once all employees, contractors and volunteers have completed the online course, the following business outcomes will be achieved for your organisation:
* Based on a survey conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission in 2012, which found that bullying, harassment, and discrimination continues to be a serious problem in Australian workplaces.