POP Online

Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training
and Managing Poor Performance Training

This Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training and Managing Poor Performance Training
is offered throughout South Africa
– Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth –

Download a PDF of this Coursepdf image - Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training

Handling Discipline and Poor Performance

This Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training / Managing Poor Performance is:
Suitable for Supervisors and Middle Managers

Course Duration: 2 days NQF LEVEL: 5
Course Objective:

This Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training is designed for Supervisors and Middle Managers who are:

  1. expected to ensure clear understanding and adherence to disciplinary standards within their area of responsibility
  2. and are required to discipline subordinates through verbal warnings and written warnings
  3. and ensure that poor performance is promptly addressed

This programme is aligned to Unit Standard 11286: Institute Disciplinary Action

Course content and outcomes:

  Through this Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training, delegates will learn:

  • An introduction to the disciplinary process and its purpose
  • Fundamental premises that should apply to all disciplinary action
  • Typical causes of disciplinary problems and poor work performance problems
  • What are the main causes of indiscipline and poor performance in your workplace? What can you as supervisors / managers do to remove these causes?
  • 3 main causes of indiscipline and poor performance – how to correct them:
    1. Poor communication
    2. Unclear procedures, standards and rules
    3. Middle Managers styles of leadership and control
  • Understanding your disciplinary code, and the procedures for performance and disciplinary meetings: counsellings, verbal warnings, written warnings, final written warnings
  • How to carry out disciplinary and poor performance meetings, and issue the appropriate corrective processes and / or disciplinary warnings
  • Role-play exercise on issuing a disciplinary warning for time-keeping
  • Role-play exercise on issuing a counselling for poor performance
  • Role-play exercise on issuing a written warning for poor performance
  • Drafting a Performance Improvement Plan
  • Setting up a date and time for review and follow up
  • Initiating and leading evidence in disciplinary hearings
  •    To enrol delegates on this Initiating Disciplinary Hearings Training, click on the link below:


Click here to register now


Click here to contact us


Click here for a list of our training programmes

























Share Button