Managing Sickness and Absence - Online Course

Effective absence management involves finding a balance between supporting employees with health problems to stay in, or return to work.

Managing Sickness and Absence
Online Course

Employee absence can be costly in terms of both lost time and money. It impacts businesses, managers, and colleagues in ways that range from them having to take on extra work or undertake additional training, to experiencing additional stress and a drop in morale.

Course Overview

This course will help you to understand the different types of absence and Identify ways of measuring absence.

It covers why you should complete return-to-work forms and how to conduct effective return-to-work meetings.

The course finishes off by explaining the formal processes involved in managing absence and how to apply appropriate policies.

Our RoSPA, IATP, IFE, IIRSM & CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence.

Course Content

  • Module 1 - The Costs and Impact of Employee Absence
  • Module 2 - Measuring and Managing Employee Absence
  • Module 3 - Legislation, Processes, and Pay

Duration: 30 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).


Managing Sickness and Absence

For candidates that want to add more qualifications to their CV our Leadership Skills course is also ILM approved and can provide them with another recognised management qualification.

For candidates new to management roles Managing Meetings would be a great next step although working through any of our range of Business Skills courses would be valuable

For candidates specifically interested in developing resilient teams and maintaining employee engagement our Introduction to Emotional Intelligence course goes hand in hand with this one as part of our Emotional Intelligence category.

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