Whistleblowing Training | Online E-learning

Understand how to report dangerous or illegal activity at work

Whistleblowing training plays an important role knowing how to report unsafe or illegal activity. This online e-learning will teach you to understand what whistleblowing is, how to express concerns, and the legal protection that exists.

Whistleblowing is about raising concerns that are in the public interest. Whether you have a whistleblowing policy at your workplace, or feel the need to communicate outside of your organisation, it’s important to know when and how to report your concerns correctly.

In this interactive whistleblowing training e-learning, you will learn the essential issues surrounding whistleblowing, including how to make a disclosure, the current protections in place and when they apply, and your manager’s duties and responsibilities.

Learning also focuses on the key parts of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, and includes guidance on where to go for further information, advice or support.

What will I learn?

By the end of this Whistleblowing training e-learning, you will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of whistleblowing
  • Describe the difference between whistleblowing and complaints
  • Outline how the law protects whistleblowing
  • State the importance of whistleblowing policies
  • Describe employer responsibilities
  • Make disclosures with confidence
  • State the importance of the Public Disclosure Act (PIDA)
  • Find further information

Who should take this course?

This Whistleblowing training e-learning is suitable for anyone working in healthcare and social care, who wants to know how to report concerns of public interest.

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English. Contact us to find out about our bespoke multi-lingual courses.

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whistleblowing training course Content

  • Introduction to whistleblowing
  • Definition
  • Whistleblowing vs complaints
  • Common concerns
  • Whistleblowing policies
  • What might a policy cover?
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Disclosure
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (PIDA)
  • Legal protection
  • Qualifying for protection
  • PIDA legislation online
  • Public Concern at Work
  • Department of Health Helpline
  • ‘Speak up for a healthy NHS’