Sexual Harassment Training for Managers & Supervisors Online Course

Sexual Harassment Training for Managers & Supervisors Online Course

1-2 Hours1-2 Hours
Interactive Interactive
Cost effectiveCost effective

If it’s not managed effectively, inappropriate behaviour in the workplace can lead to sexual harassment, criminal charges and toxic working environments. It’s vital that managers and supervisors look after employees to ensure their safety and wellbeing. You must take complaints seriously and follow up on concerns from workers.

This online course has been written by business professional in accordance with UK law to give you all the tools and knowledge you need to create a positive work culture, spot the signs of unwanted behaviour and offer relevant support.

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.


This online course should take 2 hours to work through. By the end, you’ll:

  • Understand what sexual harassment means
  • Recognise what the law considers to be sexual harassment
  • Be familiar with the Equality Act
  • Understand your legal responsibilities as a manager or supervisor
  • Be aware of how to protect employees under your supervision
  • Identify inappropriate behaviour and comments in the workplace
  • Understand how sexual harassment can happen online
  • Be able to carry out an internal investigation into allegations of workplace harassment
  • Be familiar with your own company’s complaints procedure
  • Understand your workplace’s sexual harassment policy


This online course covers the following subjects over four modules:

  • An introduction to sexual harassment in the workplace
  • What is sexual harassment?
  • Common myths around sexual harassment
  • The facts: When sexual harassment is likely to take place
  • Who is at risk of sexual harassment at work?
  • Who are the most likely perpetrators?
  • What the law says about sexual harassment
  • The Equality Act
  • The impact of sexual harassment
  • Types of sexual harassment
  • Recognising vulnerable workers
  • Identifying potential offenders
  • ‘Danger zone behaviours’ to watch out for
  • Creating a safe workplace culture
  • Recognising the risks
  • What constitutes sexual harassment?
  • Your duty of care as a senior member of staff
  • Your company policy on sexual harassment
  • How to handle a complaint
  • The grievance process
  • Employment tribunals
  • Criminal offences and proceedings
  • How to support employees effectively
  • How to listen to a complaint
  • Ensuring confidentiality
  • Where to go for professional support
  • Sickness absence
  • Return to work


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?

This course on sexual harassment has been created especially for senior members of staff who manage others, such as managers, supervisors and HR advisors. It’s important that you look after the welfare of employees; take appropriate action when dealing with complaints and foster a safe workplace culture.

Employees who would like to find out more about responsibilities around sexual harassment in the workplace are welcome to take our course on Sexual Harassment Training for Employees instead.

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