15 min

Internet And Social Media Training Course

Invest 15 minutes in this Internet and Social Media Course to help your team navigate social media responsibly and protect your business-sensitive information.

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Legally Endorsed Internet and Social Media
​Online Training Course

Australia & New Zealand

Using the internet and social media responsibly at work is crucial, not only to comply with laws but also to ensure everyone is treated with fairness and respect online.

Did you know these facts? 

  • 90% of businesses utilise social media for work-related activities.
  • Online discrimination and cyberbullying are common issues in Australian workplaces.
  • Misconduct linked to internet and social media use can occur in any workplace.

Internet and Social Media Course Overview

This online course teaches employees, contractors, and volunteers the proper use of the Internet and social media at work. It explains how these tools relate to the workplace, defines appropriate online behaviour, and discusses how to handle inappropriate actions online. The course promotes respect and fairness in online interactions. It can be taken alone or as part of Sentrient's broader workplace compliance training, which covers privacy, bullying, sexual harassment, and equal employment opportunities.

This workplace compliance course on the internet and social media use is fully compliant with laws across all Australian states and territories and New Zealand. Created in collaboration with Mills Oakley Law Firm for Australia and Simpson Grierson Law Firm for New Zealand, it ensures up-to-date legal conformity.

Target audience

This course is designed for all types of workers in Australian workplaces, including employees, contractors, and volunteers. This course especially helps New Zealand and Australian businesses to promote the responsible use of social media and the Internet in the workplace.

Topics covered

  • The use of the Internet and social media at the workplace.
  • Guidelines for appropriate online conduct, both at work and with personal devices.
  • Employer's ability to monitor Internet and social media usage.
  • Processes for identifying, reporting, and addressing inappropriate online behaviour.
  • The importance of treating others with fairness and respect online.

Learner experience

This online workplace communication training is designed to be user-friendly and accessible for all learning styles. It includes interactive case studies and activities that emphasise proper internet and social media use at work. Upon completion, participants will take a short quiz to assess their understanding and sign a declaration committing to maintaining a respectful and fair workplace culture.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this workplace communication training, participants will:

  • Grasp the relevance of the internet and social media within the workplace.
  • Understand appropriate online behaviour, both in the workplace and on work devices.
  • Learn how to conduct oneself properly on personal devices outside of work.
  • Understand how employers can track online activities.
  • Develop skills to recognise, report, and manage inappropriate online behaviour.
  • Help create a workplace culture that encourages fairness in online interactions.

Business outcomes

Once all employees complete this online course on appropriate internet use in the workplace, your organisation will achieve the following business outcomes:

  • Decreased misuse of the internet and social media at work.
  • Reduced legal risks associated with online activities.
  • Enhanced protection against reputation damage from online misconduct.
  • Reinforcement of ethical behaviour among workers.
  • Increased employee engagement through a supportive, safe online work environment.
  • A strengthened position as an employer of choice gives a competitive edge.

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