Chairing a Disciplinary Hearing

Aligned to Unit Standard: 10985
Credits: Aligned
Course Category: Labour Law

1 Day Course
8:30AM - 4:00PM


• Managers, Business Owners who are involved in disciplining of staff;
• Those who are responsible for implementing or ensuring adherence to Labour Relations legislation in the workplace;
• Anyone who needs to gain an understanding of the procedures to follow when dealing with transgressions in the workplace;
• Anyone required to chair a disciplinary hearing;


• Your business will become more compliant with Labour Relations legislation;
• You will be more confident in your dealings with disciplinary issues;
• You will spend less time at the CCMA;
• Labour issues will become just another management task;
• You will have the basic tools to make fair decisions in any disciplinary situation;


• Introduction to the Labour Relations Act including substantive and procedural fairness
• How the Chairman prepares for a hearing
• Conducting and managing the hearing
o Informing the employee of the allegation and his/her rights
o Ensuring that proper procedure was followed prior to the hearing (procedural fairness)
o Conducting the hearing in a firm and procedurally fair manner
o Following the correct procedure in a hearing
o Recording proceedings – use our template for recording Minutes
• The sanction
o Understanding the law of probabilities
o Arriving at a decision as to sanction
o Mitigating, aggravating and extenuating circumstances
o Hearing pleadings
• Reasons for final decisions as to guilt and sanction, are recorded

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Course Details

Unit Standard: 

Aligned to Unit Standard: 10985

NQF Level: 

Level 6


Non-credit bearing

Course Delivery Method: 

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

1 day


R2 200 excl VAT per delegate with a reduced rate for 3 or more from the same organisation

Course fee Includes: 

Refreshments including a Light Lunch