Disciplinary Procedures

Professional Management Skills training course information

Disciplinary Procedures Training Course



Our instructor-led Disciplinary Procedures Training courses can be delivered at our venues in Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, London or nationally on your premises.

1 Day Course | 1 Delegate Ā£295 plus VAT
*Book 2 or more delegates and receive significant discounts. Click here for information

Closed tailored courses are available on your site or remotely delivered for Ā£745.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).

Course Overview

This Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures Training Course is designed to help managers and employers ensure that they have a fair and consistent disciplinary procedure in their workplace.

Course Outline


  • What is a disciplinary procedure?
  • Why is a disciplinary procedure needed?
  • Benefits of having procedures
  • Consequences of not having procedures
  • Management and employee responsibilities
  • Accessibility
  • ACAS Code of Practice


Dismissal and Penalties

  • Penalties for misconduct
  • First written warnings
  • Final written warnings
  • Dismissal
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Constructive and wrongful dismissal
  • Gross misconduct
  • Dismissal procedure
  • Alternatives to dismissal


Investigations and Disciplinary Hearings

  • Types of misconduct
  • Investigations
  • Suspension
  • Verbal warnings
  • Preparing for a disciplinary hearing
  • During the hearing
  • The final decision
  • Keeping records


Grievances and Appeals

  • What is a grievance?
  • How a grievance should be raised
  • Grievance policy and procedure
  • Making an appeal
  • Appeal meetings and hearings
  • The final decision
  • Employment Tribunals
  • Mediation
    • Whistleblowing

Who will benefit from the Disciplinary Procedures Training course?

his course will be of benefit to Companies that have employees with good technical abilities who have been promoted into management roles and/or have experienced supervisors who want or need to brush up on their supervisory skills.

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Know why having disciplinary and grievance procedures are essential for their business.
  • Understand what needs to be included in a disciplinary procedure and be able to give examples of minor misconduct, serious misconduct, and gross misconduct.
  • Understand what happens during an investigation and disciplinary hearing.
  • Be aware of the different penalties that employees may receive, including first and final warnings and dismissal.
  • Understand what constitutes unfair dismissal.
  • Know what happens when an employee appeals a decision or makes a claim to an Employment Tribunal.

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