Menopause Awareness Online Course

Menopause Awareness Online Course

1-2 Hours1-2 Hours
Interactive Interactive
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Right now, a third of the UKs female population is experiencing symptoms of menopause or perimenopause. That’s 13 million women, some of whom you will know personally or work alongside. The symptoms are wide-ranging and can seriously impact a woman’s confidence and wellbeing, especially in the workplace.

This 1-2 hour online course has been created so that managers, co-workers and those experiencing menopause can understand the symptoms, the myths, various treatments and how to make reasonable adjustments to support fellow workers. With contributions from Dr Ewa Craven, Lead GP, Principal Doctor and Advanced Menopause Practitioner, you’ll learn through a range of videos, resources, reflection points and exercises.

There’s no time limit to complete this online course, so you can work through at your own pace. It’s accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines, too.

Please note: We’ve used the term ‘women’ in this course to mean anyone who has a menstrual cycle. We understand that this also includes non-binary, intersex or trans people.


This online course should take 1-2 hours to complete. By the end, you’ll:

  • Understand the stages of menopause
  • Recognise the signs of perimenopause
  • Know the symptoms of menopause
  • Understand how to support someone at work
  • Be able to differentiate myth from fact
  • Appreciate how work can impact someone going through menopause
  • Understand the risks to mental health and wellbeing
  • Identify discrimination and be able to avoid it
  • Explain best practice guidelines for menopause support at work


This online course in menopause awareness covers the following subjects:

  • What is menopause?
  • What is perimenopause?
  • What is postmenopause?
  • Key facts and figures
  • Dispelling the myths
  • Common symptoms
  • The stages of menopause
  • Treatments
  • What the law says about menopause
  • How to support women effectively
  • Making reasonable adjustments in the workplace
  • Risk assessments
  • How to create a menopause-friendly workplace
  • Employees – how to ask for help
  • What help to expect from managers
  • Confidentiality

If you’re a manager or supervisor, you may be interested in our additional content on the following:

  • Management and menopause
  • Menopause workplace pledge
  • Recognising menopause in the workplace
  • Menopause and wellbeing champions


At the end of this course, you’ll take a multiple-choice test of 10 questions. It’s marked automatically, and you’ll need 80% to pass. If you don’t pas first time, you’re welcome to re-take the test as many times as you need to at no extra cost.

You’ll receive a CPD-certified digital certificate straight away.

Who is this Course for?

Anyone with an interest in the stages and symptoms of menopause and perimenopause are welcome to attend this course. It’s not exclusive to those experiencing menopause – we all have a duty to understand what our fellow workers are going through and offer appropriate support. Only by educating everyone and dispelling the myths, can we create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.

We invite managers and senior members of staff to enrol, so you can learn how to approach menopause in the workplace and make reasonable adjustments for your staff.

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