Staff & HR

How to Manage Sickness and Absence

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes you through the processes of managing sickness and absence in the workplace.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and take the assessment again when you feel confident.


The aim of this course is to increase understanding of how to effectively manage sickness absence and to help managers comply with legislation.


Learners will be able to:

  • Discuss an overview of the law relating to sickness absence
  • Highlight the risks of failing to follow a fair sickness absence management process
  • Explore useful policies and template letters to help practices comply with their legal obligations

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • How to avoid potentially costly mistakes related to discrimination
  • The benefits of completing effective return to work interviews
  • The legislation related to sickness absence