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iHR Australia Workplace Investigations Officer Training

Workplace Investigation Officer Training

During this workshop, participants will be guided through the key principles of conducting a lawful workplace investigation, focusing on unlawful discrimination, harassment and bullying.

Workshop participants will work with a facilitator, a Senior Investigator and two actors. Using our signature Workplace Reality Theatre training method, professional actors perform real workplace situations to bring the learning experience to life. Participants will observe, analyse and practice techniques which focus on the sensitivities and requirements of specialist workplace conduct investigations.

Your facilitator for this workshop

Sebastian Harvey

Sebastian is a leading facilitator and coach in all areas of people management.

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Costa Brehas

Costa is an experienced workplace relations practitioner having also previously practised as a lawyer for over 25 years.

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Workplace Investigation Officer Training

Training Schedule


Wednesday, 13 March 2024
9:00 am (Time Zone: Australia/Melbourne)



Wednesday, 13 March 2024
5:00 pm (Time Zone: Australia/Melbourne)


The Savoy Hotel, Melbourne



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WIOT Mel 13/03/24 Ticket
Early bird discount is available 8 weeks prior to the event.
$ 1,070.00 $ 963.00 includes GST
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Workplace Investigation Officer Training

Course Content

  • Key legislation and guidelines relating to unlawful discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying
  • Key legal principles relating to workplace conduct
  • Investigation overview and key considerations
  • Role and attributes of workplace investigators
  • Key challenges in investigating workplace conduct

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand responsibilities under Federal and State legislation in relation to unlawful discrimination, harassment and bullying. And how these impact on an individual’s rights, workplace risk strategies and organisational policies
  • Be able to articulate the key principles of running workplace investigations into sensitive workplace conduct matters
  • Conduct investigative interviews using a methodology appropriate to workplace values and natural justice
  • Be familiar with the rights of different parties, key aspects of the investigation process and key challenges associated with workplace conduct investigations
  • Execute a legitimate decision-making process based on the balance of probabilities
  • Make legitimate decisions about next steps once allegations are found to have substance
  • Make decisions about information released to those directly involved in a matter

Training Venue


The Savoy Hotel, Melbourne
630 Little Collins St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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