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 should attend this course?

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.

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


25-26 February

08h00 – 16h00

21st Century Offices
12 Bolton Road (cnr. Sussex)
Saxonwold, 2132

Cape Town:

11-12 February
12-13 May
11-12 August
10-11 November

08h30 – 16h30

To be confirmed
(central southern suburbs)

Port Elizabeth:

29-30 April
30 September
1 October


08h00 – 16h00


To be confirmed


19-20 March
1-2 December


08h00 – 16h00


To be confirmed

2-day Public Course Rate

R 9 300.00 
(per delegate, excluding VAT)


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