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Workplace Violence and Harassment

This qualification will focus on the study of possible causes of violence in the workplace and how to reduce the risk of workplace violence and harassment.

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Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Free online course

    Fully-funded

  • Course duration

    6 weeks

  • Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • Experience

    No previous knowledge is required or assumed

  • Awarding body

    NCFE or TQUK depending on location and training provider

Overview of Workplace Violence and Harassment

Qualification objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to:

  • Provide learners with an understanding of how organisational policies and procedures can contribute to a safe working environment
  • Provide learners with an understanding of why workplace violence may occur, the possible causes and how the risk of workplace violence can be reduced
  • Provide learners with an understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Create a more positive working environment

Workplace violence and Harassment can have huge consequences for employers, employees and the work environment. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) estimates that 29% of people have been bullied at work, and more than 1 in 3 people who report being bullied leave their job because of it. 

Understanding about effective communication and ways to reduce conflict in the workplace will help to create a more positive working environment, benefiting both employers and employees, and improving job satisfaction, health and well-being, and productivity.

Course units

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Workplace Violence and Harassment, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of how organisational policies and procedures can contribute to creating a positive and safe working environment, in addition to understanding their own responsibilities and limitations.

Learners will also have an understanding of risk assessment and how to promote a positive and supportive workplace culture.

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of workplace violence.

Learners will understand the possible causes of violence in the workplace, how to reduce the risk of workplace violence and reporting procedures to follow when workplace violence occurs.

 

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of aggressive behaviour, bullying and harassment in the workplace.

The aims of this unit are to provide learners with an understanding of aggressive behaviour, techniques to de-escalate such behaviour and outline the impact that aggressive communications can have on the workplace.

The aim of this unit is for learners to develop an understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This will include current workplace legislation and how individual rights are protected.

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

Qualification benefits

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Level 2 qualifications are nationally recognised and accredited, giving you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

Eligibility

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

19+ at the start of the academic year.

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.

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