Whistleblowing Refresher Course

Whistleblowing in confidence or anonymously about internal malpractices and external threats is extremely important for the functioning and survival of any company.

It's important for employees to be able to confidently report genuine concerns or suspicions without the fear of negative consequences.

Our Whistleblowing Refresher Course will remind your employees of the whistleblowing scope and the protections provided to whistleblowers.

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Whistleblowing Refresher Course

About this Course

Available as part of our Compliance Refreshers Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Discover what whistleblowing is and the scope of whistleblowing
  • Understand the kind of protection provided to whistleblowers
  • Learn about our Company's commitment to act on anything that you report

Latest Course Updates

  • Full review conducted by a whistleblowing expert
  • Text updates throughout the course
  • 1 news story has been updated to highlight key whistleblowing issues
  • Updated post-course assessment

Course Outline


What is whistleblowing?

Whistleblowing works

Scenario: Sam's dilemma

Exercise: Reporting channels

Scenario: Sam's manager

Exercise: How should Sam proceed?

Scenario: Whistleblower protection

Exercise: Whistleblowing with confidence

Scenario: Making a difference

Exercise: Will the company follow up?

Scenario: Next steps

Exercise: Is this the right approach?

Knowing when to blow the whistle

You make the call: Whistleblow or report to HR?

Whistleblowing best practice




Course Specifications



Approximately 15-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.



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.

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