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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Learn to identify, prevent and protect workers from sexual harassment in the workplace.

Gain the knowledge to identify sexual harassment in the workplace, the legal liability and responsibilities, the impact of sexual harassment, and what it means to be an active bystander.

Create an account and start your online self-paced Sexual Harassment in the Workplace course today.


At Inscope Training, we have created two industry-specific Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Awareness courses. Each course will equip employees and employers with the knowledge and skills to identify and understand what sexual harassment is and when it is defined as taking place in a workplace, their responsibilities, the impact of sexual harassment, and what it means to be an active bystander.

Understand the law, and your rights and ensure your business is compliant with this 100% online self-paced Sexual Harassment Awareness Course.

Not sure if this course is right for you? We provide a taster before payment is required to unlock the rest of the course.

Who is this course for?

For Individuals:

  • To ensure that they understand what sexual harassment in the workplace is.
  • To ensure they know what to do if they witness sexual harassment in the workplace.
  • Understand what it means to be an active bystander.
  • Wanting to make sure their skills and knowledge are current and up to date with the latest industry standards.

For Businesses:

  • Needing to ensure workers are appropriately trained as required by SafeWork Australia.
  • Understanding their legislative responsibilities.
  • Wanting a simple and easy way to manage staff courses with a .employer account (simple invoicing, access to staff certificates and personalised training page)
  • Includes a draft Sexual Harassment Policy to assist businesses with being compliant.

Course outline

This course is divided into the following parts:

  • Part 1: Sexual Harassment and the law
    • What is sexual harassment
    • Sexual harassment location
    • Relationships in the workplace
    • Employers legal liability for sexual harassment
    • Employers responsibility
  • Part 2: Impact of sexual harassment in the workplace
    • Effect of sexual harassment
    • Being an active bystander


Is this course accredited?

No, this is an awareness course only.

Will I get a licence when I complete this course?

No, this course has no licensed outcome, but you will receive a Statement of Completion.

Where can I get more information about sexual harassment in Australia?

For businesses:

Prohibiting sexual harassment in the Fair Work Act.

Australian Human Rights Commission. (2014) Ending workplace sexual harassment: A resource for small, medium and large employers.

Moyle, S. (n.d.). Australian Institute of Company Directors: A director’s guide to preventing and responding to sexual harassment at work.

Safe work Australia. (2021). Preventing workplace sexual harassment: National guidance material

Safe work Australia. (n.d.). Preventing workplace sexual harassment – guidance for small business.

For individuals:

General information and advice is available at these national websites:

Australian Human Rights Commission. (2002).Getting to know the Sex Discrimination Act: A guide for young women (2002).

Australian Human Rights Commission. (2014). Recognising and responding to sexual harassment in the workplace: Information for employees.

Safe Work Australia. (n.d.). Workplace sexual harassment – advice for workers.

State specific information:

Safework ACT. (n.d.). Work-related bullying.

Safework NSW. (2021). Sexual harassment.

Safework QLD. (2020). Bullying.

Safework SA. (n.d.). Sexual harassment.

Safework TAS. (2021). Sexual harassment.

Safework VIC. (2021). Work-related sexual harassment.

Safework WA. (2021). Sexual harassment is workplace violence.

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$45 (Includes GST)


30 minutes


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A Statement of Completion will be emailed on successful completion of this course.

Learner support

If you have learning or physical needs, including difficulties accessing a computer or the internet, or English Language, Literacy or Numeracy (LL&N) needs, please contact us prior to attending your course and we can discuss suitable support options.

If you are concerned that your language, literacy or numeracy skills will not be sufficient to complete the course, please complete our free, online interactive LL&N assessment. You will need to create an account and log in. We will contact you to discuss your results and any support we can provide or refer you to other suitable support agencies.

Why Choose Inscope Training?

100% online course

100% Online Course

Complete your awareness course quickly and easily online, no need to visit a classroom.

Instant Certification

Instant Certificate

Receive your Statement of Completion certificate as soon as you complete the course.

Industry relevant content

Industry-relevant content

Our course content is kept up to date with Industry changes.


Learn at your own pace

We keep a record of how far you've progressed with your course, so you can complete it whenever it suits you.

Are you looking to upskill or improve your job prospects?

We offer industry-relevant accredited and awareness short courses with flexible delivery around Australia.

If you’re a business and want to put multiple employees through our short courses, our Employer Accounts make it easy.

Manage your staff or student training online through our Employer Accounts portal. Call us on 1300 579 808 for an obligation-free discussion and demonstration.

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