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Course Overview
On completion of this course participants will have an increased understanding of the company absence policy, be familiar with how to proceed in terms of short-term absences, occupational assessments, and termination due to non-adherence to the Company absence procedure and be familiar with how to respond appropriately to a long-term grievance contributing to long term absence.

Duration of courses can be adapted to suit your business needs.


*Please note there will be a review of the client specific policy in advance of the training to customise this training.

  • Responsibilities under the Safety Health and Welfare Act 2005 
  • What is absenteeism?
  • Importance of a policy
  • Review of the policy
  • Important Considerations & Fair Procedures 
  • Responsibilities of Management
  • General Principles for Handling Short Term Absences
  • General Principles for Handling Long Term Absences
  • Case Law
  • Inability to return to work 
  • Reasonable accommodation
  • Top tips


A greater understanding of the importance of managing absences. 

An understanding of the importance of a paper trail.

Skills practice and feedback.

Learners to gain a ‘real life’ insight into how to deal with scenarios in the workplace 

A greater understanding of the basic knowledge of dealing with long term absences.

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