$165.00 inc GST

Protected Disclosures (Whistleblowing) Training Course

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At a glance

Course length:
15-20 minutes online

Regulation/Law:
Protected Disclosures Act 2000

Course audience:
All organisation

Region:
Available in New Zealand content format

Course type:
Structured iDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time. and Accelerated iThis course type is designed for learners with prior knowledge, giving learners more ability to self-direct how they engage with the full course content. Using scenarios with voice-overs, tests within the course, and a ‘Learn More’ option, learners can engage the course on any smartphone, tablet, or PC.

About this course

By providing a whistleblowing policy, employees of an organisation can feel confident in reporting unethical conduct, dishonest or illegal activity. 

Safetrac’s Protected Disclosures (Whistleblowing) Training Course is designed to give you an overview of your organisation’s whistleblowing policy and the protections provided to those who make disclosures covered by amendments contained in the Protected Disclosures Act 2000.

It is designed to promote a culture of honesty and ethical behaviour to ensure that employees are proactive in asking questions, understand how to report misconduct and how their complaints are dealt with.

The content of this course is specific to New Zealand laws.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, learners should understand:

  • What whistleblowing is
  • What type of conducts should be reported
  • The protections available to whistleblowers under the Act; and What kind of disclosures are protected by the Act

Course contents

  • What is a whistleblower?
  • Misconduct
  • Who can be a whistleblower?
  • What kind disclosure will be protected?
  • How to make a disclosure
  • Special rules for international relations, intelligence & security organisations
  • Confidentiality and anonymity of disclosure
  • Protections for whistleblowers
  • Role of the Ombudsman
  • Making a disclosure
  • Receiving a disclosure

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