menopause at work online learning

Menopause at Work – Online Learning

Advocating for menopausal employees and raising awareness for those around them is crucial to creating a culture where women are supported and those that don’t personally experience menopause understand the impact it can have. With this e-learning course:

  • Explain the stages of the menopause and the symptoms that can occur
  • Identify who might be indirectly affected by the menopause
  • Explain how supporting people through the menopause can have a positive impact on the organisation
  • Describe adjustments that can be made to support those experiencing the menopause
  • Explore the different support available for the menopause
  • Review the skills required to talk about and support people through the menopause
  • Structuring conversations about the menopause
  • Review case studies to embed the learning​

Course Introduction

A quarter of women have considered leaving their job due to the menopause and 1 in 10 actually do. In many organisations, the menopause remains a taboo subject. However, understanding the menopause is important for everyone, whether this is for people that experience it themselves or those that would benefit from having an awareness of how it affects others.

This menopause e-learning course sets out to help learners understand the key facts about the menopause, who it affects and the common symptoms. It provides learners with an understanding of the importance of discussing menopause in the workplace and making reasonable adjustments to support colleagues where necessary.

Course Content

Module 1 – The What, Who and When of the menopause
  • Explain what we mean by ‘the menopause.’
  • Describe the three stages of the menopause.
  • Explain who the menopause directly affects.
  • Recognise who might be indirectly affected by the menopause.
  • State the age at which most people start to experience the menopause.
  • List some common symptoms of the menopause.
Module 2 - The menopause and work
  • Describe the ways in which supporting employees through their menopause can benefit an organisation.
  • Explain how the Equality Act 2010 can protect women going through the menopause.
  • Describe the employer’s responsibility, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, towards employees going through the menopause.
  • Recognise the role of risk assessment in supporting menopausal employees.
  • Outline some reasonable physical adjustments that could help a menopausal employee.
  • List some flexibility-related adjustments that could help a menopausal employee.
  • Explain the importance of workplace menopause policies in supporting employees.
  • Recognise why it’s important to educate staff about the menopause and change the workplace culture.
  • Describe actions and activities that can educate staff about the menopause and change the workplace culture.​
Module 3 – Talking about the menopause
  • Outline various sources of support for someone experiencing menopause symptoms.
  • Recognise the knowledge and skills needed by managers to support staff through the various stages of the menopause.
  • Explain why it’s important to have regular conversations with employees throughout their menopause.
  • List some of the key things that can result in effective workplace conversations about the menopause.​
Module 4 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners​


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