About Whistleblowing Awareness
This course is ideal for management staff, HR practitioners, and anyone responsible for managing protective disclosures. Candidates on this course understand the meaning of ‘whistleblowing’ and the skills needed to act confident when handling concerns. They will also enhance their risk management benefits.
How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours long and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is ideal for management staff, HR practitioners, and anyone responsible for managing protective disclosures.
What are the main points covered?
The main points covered by this course are as follows: understanding the concept of whistleblowing, key policy messages, and implementing responsibilities effectively.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Whistleblowing Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- Understand the concept of whistleblowing.
- Key policy messages.
- Overview of the Public Interest Disclosure Act.
- How to handle concerns.
- Reviewing responsibilities with organisation arrangements.
- Implementing responsibilities effectively.
Whistleblowing Awareness FAQs
What is whistleblowing?
Whistleblowing is the term used when a worker passes on information concerning wrongdoing.
Who is protected by law?
You are protected if you are a worker, for example: if you’re an employee, a trainee, an agency worker, or even a member of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
Which concerns count as Whistleblowing?
If you report any of the following, you should be protected by law: a criminal offence (such as fraud), if someone’s health and safety are in danger, if there is a risk or actual damage to the environment, if there is a miscarriage of justice, if the company is breaking the law (for example if it does not have the correct insurance), or if you believe someone is covering up wrongdoings.
Who should take this course?
This course is benefitial for management, HR staff and generally those responsible for managing protective disclosures.