PLEASE NOTE: In this time of Covid-19 we will be offering this course either face-to-face or online via Zoom

Chairing Disciplinary Hearings

2 day course

Learn how to properly investigate and gather evidence for a disciplinary hearing, how to analyse information and how to write an investigation report. You will also be coached in case presentation skills.

Who is this course aimed at?

HR Practitioners, Senior Managers

Are there any prerequisites for attending this course?

Yes. The course ‘Initiating Disciplinary Hearings’ should be completed before taking part in this course.

What other courses does
21st Century offer?

21st Century ED offers one and two-day courses that cover all areas of Remuneration and HR.

more courses

Course content and outcomes

At the conclusion of this course the delegate should understand:

  • The purpose of a disciplinary hearing,
  • The role of all parties in the disciplinary hearing,
  • The disciplinary hearing process,
  • Facilitating the leading of evidence and examination of witnesses,
  • Procedural and substantive fairness,
  • Rules of evidence,
  • Deciding the merits of the case and drafting a finding,
  • Considering mitigating and aggravating factors,
  • Fair and unfair dismissals,
  • Reasons for dismissal,
  • Choosing the appropriate sanction.


2021 course dates

27-28 January

2-3 February

13-14 April

7-8 September

The course content has been split into four Zoom modules – one in the morning and one in the afternoon of each of the two days.

Module 1 (first day):

09h00 – 12h00

Module 2 (first day):

13h00 – 16h00

Module 3 (second day):

09h00 – 12h00

Module 4 (second day):

13h00 – 16h00

In order to participate in the Zoom course, please fill in the forms below and we will get back to you with further details.

2-day Public Course Rate

R 9 750.00
(per delegate, excluding VAT)

In-house Rates

for between 5 and 10 delegates*,
a flat daily rate

R 19 950.00

+ a daily fee for each
additional delegate

R 1 750.00

We can tailor-make this course, or customise any combination of courses to suit your organisation’s needs.

If you would like to run this course in-house at your company, please contact us and will will get back to you ASAP.

* Please note that we need a minimum of 5 delegates in order to run this course.

Contact us

Public Course Package Rates

If you – or any company employees – would like to attend more than one public training course, or more than one person from your company would like to attend any of the courses, we highly recommend purchasing one of our packages.

  • Structured according to the number of delegate days
  • Discounts of up to 30%
  • Valid for a year
  • Specific to the company (not to the delegate) so can be used:
    • by any number of employees
    • in any combination
    • for any course/s

If you would like to purchase a package, please fill out the booking form

Regional Contact Details

Head Office:
Johannesburg & Gauteng

Sharlene Herandien
Training Manager




Cape Town, Western Cape & Northern Cape

Leanne Visser
Regional Manager, Western and Northern Cape region


Cape Town


Port Elizabeth & Eastern Cape
Durban & Kwazulu Natal

Penny Petrou
General Manager, Eastern Cape & KZN


Port Elizabeth



BOOKING FORM: Courses & Packages

  • Section A: Company Information:

  • Please ensure that you fill in all the necessary requirements before submitting the form.

  • Section B: Delegate Information:

  • Section C: Purchasing Options:

  • Choose how you would like to pay. Fill in all the fields that are applicable, choosing AT LEAST ONE purchasing option.

  • Section D: Invoicing Information:

  • This section contains the details of the financial contact person within your company who would receive the invoice.

  • Section E: Signoff

  • This section must be signed off by a person in your company who has the authority to purchase this course/package/s.