Returning to Work Training


This online training course helps employees who are returning to work after a long period of time off. It provides all the tools and information that the user needs to ensure a safe and smooth return to the workplace. 

The course will help the user to be confident in returning to work, have an understanding of their rights when returning to work, and understand how to achieve a smooth transition upon returning to work.

Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • Your rights when returning to work from a leave of absence.
  • Techniques for confident reintegration into the workforce and catching up on what you might have missed.

Course Contents

This course consists of one section:

Section 1: returning to work

This course focuses on the processes and actions you and your employer can take to ensure an easy and safe transition back to work after a period of absence. This includes topics such as preparation and adaptation, setting SMART goals, and what to expect from the return to work interview.

About the Course


The Returning to Work Training course prepares both employees and employers for challenges that may arise when a person returns to work after a long period of absence. There are many reasons that a person may take time away from work, but it is important for returning staff and managers to be aware of how much might have changed in the interim.

This course offers practical guidance on what can be done to ensure everyone is prepared for a return to work. This relates to health and safety as well as communication about what to expect, and the joint setting of goals to make the process as smooth as possible for everyone involved.

Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 25 minutes to complete.


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