DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES (INVESTIGATING & PRESIDING OFFICER)

  • PURPOSE

  • COURSE CONTENT

  • DELIVERY

  • ACCREDITATION

This course is for people who are, or seek to be a human resources management or employment relations practitioner or a general manager. Persons credited with this unit standard are able to identify and categorise transgression, implement appropriate procedures and represent an employee at a disciplinary hearing.

  • Unit 1: Identify and classify transgression

    • Sufficient information is gathered concerning alleged transgression. 
    • Transgression is correctly classified in terms of the available evidence. 
    • The correct procedure for handling the transgression is selected. 

    Unit 2 : Implement procedure to handle non-dismissible offences

    • The employee is informed within the stipulated time frame of the alleged contravention of a workplace rule and his/her rights in this respect. 
    • The employee is confronted with the relevant facts and provided with sufficient opportunity to state his case. 
    • The employee is informed in the appropriate manner of the disciplinary action to be instituted and his rights in this respect. 
    • The disciplinary action is accurately recorded according to the disciplinary procedure. 

    Unit 3 : Implement procedure to handle dismissible offences

    • Further investigation is conducted and detailed information is gathered. 
    • The employee is informed within the stipulated time frame and in the correct manner, of the alleged contravention of a workplace rule and his/her rights in this respect. 
    • Detailed evidence is led including witnesses and the cross-questioning of witnesses. 
    • Relevant argument and evidence in mitigation or aggravation is presented. 

    Unit 4: Represent employee at disciplinary hearing

    • The allegation or charge is correctly analysed and adequately investigated. 
    • The relevant information is requested from the employer. 
    • The employee and witnesses are properly prepared for the hearing. 
    • The employee's case is succinctly and effectively presented. 
    • Witnesses are appropriately questioned and cross-examined. 
    • Pleas in mitigation are properly prepared and presented. 
    • Where relevant appeals are lodged in terms of the disciplinary procedure.
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Delivery: Classroom

5 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of all courses.

1 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of this course.