Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

This Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Training course raises awareness, sheds light on the grey areas, and provides you with the tools and guidance you need to identify, prevent and remove sexual harassment from the workplace.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Learn how to prevent Sexual Harassment from happening in the workplace
  • Learn how to identify sexual harassment in the workplace and understand what is classified as sexual harassment through our example scenarios
  • Understand how to confront and report sexual harassment in the workplace

Covered in this course

COURSE CONTENTS

This training course is broken down into 3 sections

  1. 1 Sexual Harassment Awareness
  2. 2 Identifying Sexual Harassment
  3. 3 Confronting and Reporting Sexual Harassment
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An introduction to sexual harassment awareness.
SECTION 1

This first section clarifies what sexual harassment is, the different types, and the possible side effects for the victim. We also look at the legal aspects and the importance of a positive workplace culture.

Section 2 of our course looks at identifying sexual harassment as part of sexual harassment in the workplace training.
SECTION 2

This is a scenario-based section. We present you with workplace examples and then you need to decide whether you think each situation is sexual harassment or not. We have a particular focus on subtle behaviours to shed much-needed light on the ‘grey areas’.

Confronting and Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.
SECTION 3

Our final section takes you through the two stages of confronting sexual harassment - the informal approach and the formal route. We cover each stage and provide you with information on the different external services that are available.

ABOUT THIS COURSE

What is Sexual Harassment? It’s any unwanted and repeated behaviour of a sexual nature.

The BBC recently conducted a survey and discovered that half of British women and a fifth of British men had been sexually harassed at work or a place of study. More shockingly, 63% of women from the survey stated that they did not report the abuse to anyone and 79% of men did not report it either!

Your working environment should be a place where you feel safe, appreciated and motivated. The environment should be good for your wellbeing; it should promote dignity and respect.

Yet the statistics show that sexual harassment in the workplace is a huge problem; The Guardian reports that “more than half of women have suffered sexual harassment in the workplace, including sexual assaults and comments about their bodies” and men are victims of this behaviour too!

This Sexual Harassment Awareness course has been created to raise awareness and to provide valuable tools and information to help you identify, prevent and remove sexual harassment from the workplace. Creating and maintaining a positive workplace culture is everyone’s business – we’re all responsible for treating people with kindness and respect.

This course works in conjunction with our Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace for Management and Bullying and Harassment for Employees training courses.

Chris Miller, a presenter of Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

Presented by

Chris Miller

The importance of Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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  • Italian
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Sexual Harassment Awareness certificate

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT

Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Sexual Harassment Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Sexual Harassment Awareness Training Test Certificate

27 real user reviews

4.7 out of 5
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The course was clear and informative

Decent training!
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It helped to raise awareness that little comments and such are quite often not appropriate.

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This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

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Right idea. Too polite regarding these types of issues. It should focus more on explaining the impact to the recipient, and a reminder that we are all human. My rule is treat everyone as your mum/dad, brother/sister, future or current son/daughter. If anyone treated my family this way there would be repercussions.

Very good course covering essentials
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Covers all the main points without being too lengthy. Excellent course

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Although giving a good awareness, the training comes across as very stereotyped..... Male against Female with an occasional Female against Male. Additionally, unless I missed 'it', I don't remember seeing anything related to Male/Male or Female/Female

Why is this training important?

COMPLIANCE

It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

Employees are protected by a few different acts of parliament if they feel they’re being sexually harassed at work:

  • The Sex Discrimination Act protects people from discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status.
  • The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act made intentional harassment a criminal offence.
  • The Protection from Harassment Act made it a criminal offence to pursue conduct that leads to harassment, or fear that violence will be used. If convicted, someone can be sentenced to up to six months in prison, or get a fine of up to £5000.
  • The Equality Act ensures the workplace is a fair environment for all employees, whilst respecting the protected characteristics of each individual.
  • The Health & Safety at Work Act ensures that employers are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all employees while they’re at work.

Business benefits

A recent survey discovered that over half of British women and a fifth of British men have been sexually harassed at work.

Far from being “harmless banter”, sexual harassment can have serious effects. For victims, it’s degrading and demeaning and is directly linked to a range of mental, emotional, and physical health problems which result in low productivity, absenteeism, high employee turnover, and, potentially, legal costs. This Sexual Harassment Awareness course has been created to help you identify, prevent, and remove sexual harassment from the workplace – helping you create a happy, stable, and positive workforce and, ultimately, saving your time, money, and reputation.

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