Managing Sickness and Absence

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The managing sickness and absence course is designed to provide small business owners, managers and HR professionals with an in-depth understanding of the legislation, policies and procedures surrounding staff absenteeism and sickness. 

This course covers essential HR topics such as employee pay, return-to-work meetings and the different types of employee absences, such as absence on medical grounds. You will gain the essential skills to measure and manage employee absences effectively, understanding the different ways to do so.

Through case studies and practical guidance, you will also learn how to apply appropriate policies regarding employee absences, complete a return-to-work form and deal with difficult cases such as frequent sick leave that could end in a dismissal with confidence and professionalism.

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Who should take the course

This course is ideal for those who have management or HR responsibilities, such as:

  • HR Managers
  • Employers
  • Business Owners

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:


Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Course Curriculum

In module one, we will learn about the financial and organisational impact of employee absence, as well as how to calculate the cost of absence.

In module two, we will explore the formula for keeping track and measuring employee absenteeism, with tips on how to implement an effective absence management policy.

In module three, we will take a look at the process of recording employee absence, relevant employment law and the rules regarding employee absence pay.

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