Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Employees

With this Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Employees course recognise what is meant by the term ‘sexual harassment’, what constitutes inappropriate or unlawful behaviour and steps to prevent sexual harassment including the actions that should be taken if you experience sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Course Overview


  • Intermediate
  • 30 Study Minutes
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 1 CPD Hour
  • CPD Certified

Course description

We all have a responsibility to prevent sexual harassment from occurring in the workplace.

This course focusses on how sexual harassment effects an employee including how to raise a complaint and what to do if you witness sexual harassment.

Our 30-minute online course explores this important subject, imparting valuable insights which will increase any employee’s confidence in the topic. The course explores areas such the law surrounding sexual harassment, what constitutes unlawful behaviour and preventing sexual harassment. It will help you Identify inappropriate behaviour and comments, and outline the responsibilities placed on your manager or employer to foster a positive culture in the workplace. If you experience sexual harassment in the workplace, it will help with what actions you should take and nexplain how a business should handle sexual harassment complaints and develop steps to prevent sexual harassment.

This course uses various interactions to make the learning interesting and engages you with the content. These include:

  • Kinetic text animations
  • Reflective activities
  • Formative Assessments including characters throughout


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


On completion of this course, you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.


30 mins study hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material.

Target Audience

This training is particularly designed for employees but also for anybody who wants to better understand Sexual Harassment and its effects on both individuals and an organisation.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

You will learn

  • Recognise what is meant by the term ‘sexual harassment’
  • Outline the law surrounding sexual harassment as part of the Equality Act 2010 and know what constitutes unlawful behaviour
  • Identify inappropriate behaviour and comments, both in the workplace and online, and outline the responsibilities placed on your manager or employer in terms of fostering a positive culture in the workplace
  • List the actions you should take if you experience sexual harassment in the workplace and explain how a business should handle sexual harassment complaints

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Anybody who wants to better understand Sexual Harassment
  • Employees of any level in any sector


The legislation covered in this course includes:

Equality Act 2010

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