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Absence Management

Course Code: MTK48

Level: 2
Subject area: Business & Enterprise
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Half a day
When you'll study: 3.00pm - 6.00pm

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About the course

Would you like to reduce staff sickness and absences in your organisation? Are you keen to develop your management skills? This short absent management training course at City College Plymouth is designed to help you and your company reduce sickness and absenteeism. The course should enable businesses to reduce costs through absence management training and procedures.

What you'll learn

This workshop will introduce you to understanding how an absence should be notified, the recording and measuring process, short and long term absence principles, how to facilitate a return to work and the fundamentals of capability.Topics covered include:

  • welcome and learning outcomes
  • introduction to absence
  • notification of absence
  • recording and measuring absence
  • short and long term sickness
  • facilitating a return to work
  • capability.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There is no assessment for this course.

What's next?

On successful completion, you may progress to other business and management workshops at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Short course

Course Code: MTK48

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £59

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.