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Introduction : Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

Sexual harassment in the workplace has far-reaching effects that can harm individuals’ well-being, damage organizational reputation, and undermine productivity and profitability. It is essential for employers to take proactive measures to prevent harassment, support victims, and foster a culture of respect, dignity, and inclusion. This is why sexual harassment training matters.

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    Why Sexual Harassment Training Matters

    Training on sexual harassment at work is crucial for several reasons:

    Mitigating Risk

    Sexual harassment can have serious legal, financial, and reputational consequences for organizations. Training helps employers fulfill their legal obligations to provide a safe and harassment-free workplace, reducing the risk of costly litigation, damage to reputation, and loss of productivity.

    Preventing Harassment

    By raising awareness and promoting a culture of respect, training helps to prevent instances of sexual harassment from occurring in the first place. It empowers employees to intervene if they witness inappropriate behavior and provides them with the tools to effectively address and report harassment.

    Supporting Victims

    Training ensures that employees know how to report incidents of sexual harassment and understand the support mechanisms available to victims. This can include confidential reporting procedures, access to counseling services, and protection against retaliation for reporting harassment.

    Building Trust

    Employees are more likely to trust their employers and feel valued and respected in a workplace that takes proactive measures to prevent sexual harassment. Training demonstrates the organization’s commitment to promoting a positive and supportive work culture, enhancing employee morale and loyalty.

    Creating Awareness

    Many people may not fully understand what constitutes sexual harassment or recognize when it occurs. Training sessions help employees understand the various forms of sexual harassment, including verbal, non-verbal, and physical behaviors, as well as the impact it can have on individuals and the workplace environment.

    Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

    A workplace free from sexual harassment is essential for fostering diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities for all employees. Training reinforces the organization’s commitment to creating a welcoming and respectful environment where everyone can thrive.

    Establishing Boundaries

    Training helps to clarify appropriate workplace behavior and boundaries. It educates employees on what actions and comments are considered inappropriate, emphasizing the importance of respect, consent, and professionalism in all interactions.

    In summary, sexual harassment training is important for promoting a safe, respectful, and inclusive workplace where all employees can feel valued, respected, and able to perform their jobs without fear of harassment or discrimination.

    Our Approach to Bullying and Harassment Training

    • All our courses are tailored to reflect the needs and values of our clients. The course focuses as much on prevention of bullying and harassment as it does challenging inappropriate workplace behaviour
    • The course is taught in a student-centred interactive style with the emphasis on recognising inappropriate workplace behaviours, understanding the impact these behaviours can have on the individual and the organisation should they be allowed to flourish.
    • All our bullying and harassment trainers have had over 10 years’ experience in delivering bullying and harassment training.
    This aim of this course is to raise awareness and to empower delegates to recognise questionable behaviour that could lead to sexual harassment. All employees have the right to feel safe valued and respected at work, this course will challenge any workplace that denies this right
    Define sexual harassment in the workplace
    Recognising the behaviours that could lead to sexual harassment
    Discuss the difference between banter and harassment
    Identify the legislation relating to harassment at work and the implications for themselves
    Discuss the impact and consequences sexual harassment can have on the individual, the harasser and the organisation
    Know what to do if you think you are being sexually harassed
    How to request the behaviour to stop
    How to report incidents of harassment
    Informal and informal procedures
    Know what to do if you are accused of sexual harassment
    Other Information
    Duration 2 – 3 Hours
    Face to Face Training maximum number of delegates 12
    Virtual Training maximum number of delegates 12
    Public Courses Not available

    Benefits of Our Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

    • Increased awareness and understanding of sexual harassment issues.
    • Empowerment of employees to speak up and act.
    • Reduction in incidents of sexual harassment, leading to a healthier work environment.
    • Compliance with UK regulations on workplace behaviour and equality.

    Why Choose NNTC for Sexual Harassment Training?

    • Highlight the expertise of our trainers in addressing workplace All our sexual harassment awareness trainers believe that we have one main function and that is to have a difficult and challenging subject talked about openly and honestly. Our catalyst for change and the ability of our trainers to engage even the most challenging of audiences makes The National network of Training Consultants the number one choice for Sexual Harassment Awareness Training.


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