iHR Australia 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 Workplace Reality Theatre, 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.

Designed for

Current or potential Workplace Investigation Officers

Course delivery options

On-site Delivery, Public Delivery, Virtual Delivery.  Learn more about our training delivery options.


Face-to-face: Full Day | Virtual Delivery: 7.5 hours (Over two sessions)

workplace investigations

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

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How to book

Select the available training dates for online registration.

Early Bird Discounts apply for registrations completed 2 months prior to the public training program. Refer to the Terms & Conditions.

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Workplace Investigation Officer Training – Melbourne – 29 November 2022 (FULLY BOOKED)

29 Nov 2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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