This online training course is designed for all levels of staff and provides the user with information on what a whistleblower is, the laws surrounding whistleblowers, and what constitutes as whistleblowing.
The course aims to teach the user how to handle and store disclosure records and the importance of following up once they have raised a concern.
In this course you will learn:
- What is meant by the term ‘whistleblowing’.
- The importance of a whistleblowing policy and what it covers.
- How to keep and store disclosure records.
This course consists of three sections:
Section 1: whistleblowing
Section 1 explains what whistleblowing is, actions that constitute whistleblowing, and the legislation that is in place to protect whistleblowers who may face negative consequences after drawing attention to corrupt activity or wrongdoing in their place of work.
Section 2: whistleblowing policy
Section 2 looks at what is likely to be covered within a whistleblowing policy, and how to raise concerns or questions regarding whistleblowing. If your organisation does have a whistleblowing policy, it is important that you read it in relation to the information presented here.
Section 3: follow up
Section 3 focuses on how to follow up on disclosures you have made that are not anonymous. This includes information about how such disclosures are documented and who is responsible for storing them.
About the Course
The Whistleblowing training course is designed for all employees to gain an understanding of what whistleblowing means and the processes by which it is achieved, handled and recorded.
This course is broken down into three sections that explain the legal protections and rights of whistleblowers, how to read and interpret a company whistleblowing policy, and how to follow up on any disclosures that have been made, to ensure that employees who have witnessed any wrongdoing at work are treated fairly during and after whistleblowing proceedings.
Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 15 minutes to complete.
All courses translated into over 30 languages.