Absenteeism Management

Managing day-to-day absenteeism issues can be tricky. Attendees will be provided with an understanding of the relevant laws and best practice processes for assessing and managing different types of absences in the workplace.

About this course

Do you know how to manage it? This training course will focus on the day-to-day absenteeism issues that arise in the workplace. Attendees will be provided with an understanding of the relevant laws governing absenteeism management, along with the best practice processes for assessing and managing the different types of absences that can occur with employees and then be presented with a number of case studies to apply their knowledge to.


Maximum number of attendees:

  • 24 at EMA Consulting training facility 

  • 24 at client premises (subject to relevant COVID-19 restrictions)





At EMA Consulting Training Facility.


Catering available for an additional $600


On site at client premises

NB: prices quoted are ex GST and subject to change without notice.


Some Accountable Leader product subscriptions include discounted training. Contact us for details.

Course content​

Provides knowledge and practical skills in:

  • applying the correct processes of absence investigation and management

  • identifying effective systems and tools for capturing data and reporting effectively on absenteeism and the management of absenteeism

  • assessing different categories of absences

  • preparing a best practice policy in line with the relevant laws.

Absenteeism issues included in this course:

  • Long-term illnesses

  • Frustration of employment

  • Excessive absences

  • Fraudulent claims for leave

  • Patterns to absences

  • Late attendances

  • Notification issues

  • Medical certificates

Who should participate?

This course caters for Managers and Supervisors who are required within their day-to-day duties to manage employees. 

For any enquiries, please email us at training@emaconsulting.com.au