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Virtual Mock Tribunal - Virtual Classroom

This Virtual Mock Tribunal course provides delegates with an in-depth understanding of what’s involved in attending a tribunal virtually. By using our interactive tools they will experience giving evidence, cross examination and gain a vital insight into the factors which influence the outcome of a case.

It will be beneficial to all members of the HR team or any employees involved in active line management, whatever their level or seniority, who could be called to participate in proceedings. This course will enable potential future tribunal witnesses to become confident and proficient in giving evidence using the tribunal’s Cloud Video Platform service. It will immediately inform their management style to make a tribunal claim less likely, and improve the chances of successfully defending any unavoidable claims.

Course content

  • Overview of employment tribunals; the life of an ET case, the structure of a hearing and preparatory steps for the full merits hearing
  • Familiarisation with bundles and witness statements
  • The roles of the judge, clerk, parties and their representatives
  • Observation of evidence given at tribunals by witnesses
  • Practical experience and analysis of giving evidence and cross examination
  • A summary of key points for preparing for hearings including the challenges of using technology

By attending this course delegates will

  • Understand the key considerations in giving evidence at employment tribunal
  • Be familiar with the necessary tribunal etiquette when giving evidence
  • Understand the dos and dont's of giving evidence
  • Gain the confidence to deliver their most effective evidence

Pre-requisites

  • Chrome or Firefox
  • Internet connection
  • Internal or external microphone and preferably a webcam and headset

Assessment

No assessment but delegates receive a certificate of attendance