Modern Slavery Online Course

Modern slavery is a serious crime with harsh penalties. Victims may be of any age or gender, but they tend to be from the most vulnerable or socially excluded groups.

Companies and their employees have a duty to help to prevent modern slavery across their businesses and supply chains.

Our Modern Slavery Online Training Course will help your employees understand modern slavery, warning signs and the action they should take to mitigate the key risks.

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Modern Slavery Online Course

About this Course

Available as part of our Compliance Essentials Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Know what modern slavery is and the scale of the challenge
  • Spot the signs of modern slavery
  • Appreciate the key risks to companies and take action to reduce them
  • Understand how companies may be implicated in these practices

New in 2021

Full design review conducted by a modern slavery expert.

  • Updated text & images throughout the course
  • New pages, activities & scenarios
  • Comprehensive references to human trafficking & child labour added
  • Two illustrative modern slavery news stories added
  • Updated scenarios & learning activities
  • Updated post-course questions

Course outline


What is Modern Slavery?

- Anti-slavery laws
- What do you think: Who's most at risk?
- Case studies

Company Approach

- What are the risks?
- What do we do?
- You make the call: What is the level of risk?
- Case studies in fighting modern slavery
- Due diligence and training

What can you do?

- You make the call: Is it suspicious or not?
- You make the call: Due diligence and suppliers
- You make the call: The discussion

Modern Slavery Scenarios

- Scenario: The cleaning company
- Scenario: The hotel
- Scenario: A brand new look
- Scenario: At the cash counter
- Scenario: The construction site
- Scenario: An allegation

Best practice: Managing Modern Slavery Risks




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Course Specifications



Approximately 30-minute long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.



Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.