Absence Management Training

Course Name: Essentials of Sickness Absence Management

The cost of sickness absence to productivity can’t be understated. Sick leave payments, the distribution of an absent employee’s duties and additional administration time spent all factor into the cost of sickness absence.

Absence Management training course ensures your managers are equipped to handle sickness absence in the most effective way possible. It looks at the communication and administration skills needed to ensure the best result for the organisation and employees involved.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the cost of sickness absence to an organisation

Identify the causes of sickness absence

Learn how to apply six different sickness absence management methods

Identify ways to best support employees in being successful and productive

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Essentials of Sickness Absence Management

£25.00 +VAT


Courses Price per Course
1 - 14 £25.00
15 - 24 £22.00
25 - 34 £20.00
35 - 44 £18.00
45 - 59 £15.00
60 - 69 £14.00
70 - 89 £12.00
90 - 99 £10.00
100 - 200 £9.50

About Sickness Absence Management Training

Employee absenteeism is a non-recoverable cost to businesses, but this cost can be minimised by applying proven management methods. An effective absence management procedure can aid employees and employers by clarifying policy and goals and improving communication.

This training course discusses the causes of and factors behind sickness absence in the workplace. It provides guidance to managers and HR professionals about how to better manage sickness absence and help minimise its occurrence.

Why Is Sickness Absence Management Course Important?

A 200-person organisation will spend, on average, over £120,000 annually on sickness absence. Clear, practical sickness absence policy can aid in bringing these costs down, while ensuring the rights of employees are respected.

By ensuring managers understand how to manage sickness absence, organisations can ensure they are handling this risk effectively and to support a positive work environment.

Course Outline

Single Module

20+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

  • Sickness Absence Department
  • What Causes Sickness Absence?
  • Risk Factors
  • Effective Sickness Absence Management
  • Return to Work Interview
  • Workplace Adjustments
  • Return to Work Plan

Why Choose Sickness Absence Management Training with Human Focus?

This course helps managers communicate about and manage sickness absence more effectively to support staff in their recovery, while seeking to minimise organisational costs.

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Reduce the cost of employee absenteeism

Improve workplace environment to better support employee health

Help organisations understand the causes of sickness absence

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Sickness Absence Management Training Certification

sickness absence management training certificate

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate certified by CPD will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The sickness absence management training certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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