Absence Management

Absence Management Training in Kent

Employee absence is a significant cost for many organisations, yet research suggests that only a third of employers monitor that cost. Employees may need time off for a variety of reasons, from short-term sickness to longer-term health issues.

How do you manage absence at your work? Is it an issue? Is it costing you money? Do you have processes in place to make sure it doesn’t become a problem?

15 Delegates

1 Day Course

£165 Per Delegate


Who should attend?

You might be in a HR role, but you might also be a supervisor or manager with responsibility for absence.

  • Supervisor
  • Line Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Business Owners
  • HR Professionals

What business needs this training?

Designed for micro, small, medium enterprises who don’t currently know how to or want to learn how to management staff absence properly.

What does this course cover?

  • Why absence from work matters
  • Measuring absence
  • Absence policies
  • Managing short-term absence
  • Managing long-term absence
  • Return to work
  • Legal factors

Entry Requirements

There are no specific requirements. We do suggest you attend if you’re currently in or going into a management role.


There’s no assessment for this course. You’ll be given resources to take away with you for reference.


You will receive a certificate from SEK Training to evidence your Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Bespoke In-House Training

Tailored to your organisation while being the most cost-effective for ten or more members of staff. Delivered at a location of your choice or one of our venues. Ideal for strengthening your teams.

Our place or yours?

Prices start from £999 (no VAT charged)

In-House Training

Short Open Course

It's the most cost-effective for one to nine members of staff. Delivered at our venue partner, Chilston Park Hotel, with free lunch, coffee or tea breaks included. An opportunity to network with other delegates from other companies. Upcoming courses are listed below.

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