Course Description

Managing Sickness and Absence

Managing Sickness and Absence is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. For more information about Managing Sickness and Absence at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Managing Sickness and Absence


Getting sick is common in the workplace. If you’re a manager, you would have heard of every excuse for an employee to take time off work. Now, many of the reasons for absence of leave are genuine. But, how do you determine if the absence was in line with workplace protocol? It is important within the workplace, in your role as a manager, to be responsible for sickness and absence of staff. You must learn to manage employees who are sick or away from work due to injury. This course in Managing Sickness and Absence will teach you how to manage sickness and absence of staff effectively. Every workplace has policies on how to deal with sickness and there is a process to manage absence to ensure it doesn’t impede on the productivity of employees and the organisation, as a whole. Absence of employees can lead to disruptions and loss of money. As a manager, you will learn to facilitate short and long-term absence and employees returning to work after absence.

There are key modules fully explored in this course and will provide you with the relevant skills and guidance on how to handle the matter of sickness and absence in a sensitive manner. Managing Sickness and Absence features practical tips and advice on the benefits of this course for supervisors and managers who need to effectively manage the absence of your employees in an efficient manner. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across a number of leading sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the different types of absence and identify ways to measure it
  • Learn to conduct effective return to work meetings
  • Explore the formal processes involved in managing absence
  • Learn how to apply the right policies to manage absence

Course Curriculum
1: The Costs and Impact of Employee Absence
2: Measuring and Managing Employee Absence
3: Legislation, Processes, and Pay

This course is recommended for,

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Company Leaders

Method of Assessment 

In order to qualify in the course ‘Managing Sickness and Absence’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Managing Sickness and Absence’ Certificate

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course Fee19
Entry Requirements• Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Carear Path• Supervisors – £44,000 (Approximately) • Managers – £48,000 (Approximately)
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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1 Training

63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC1N 8LE

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