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This one day program is for investigators and investigation managers who are confident in investigation process and practice, and are ready to enhance and finesse their approach to preparing allegations.

Getting allegations right is essential to delivering a procedurally fair, sound investigation, but they present many challenges for unsuspecting investigators. As experts with thirty years of diverse sector experience, we have a tried and tested approach to allegations and particulars which meets the needs of every workplace.

Our Capstone Course: Preparing Allegations is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare accurate, clear, reliable allegations which won’t let you down later in the process. We use real examples, practical exercises and a detailed approach to crafting allegations to make this an engaging and rewarding professional development opportunity.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this short course, learners will be able to:

  • Determine and how when to draft, review and present allegations
  • Define what belongs in an allegation or particular, and what does not
  • Demonstrate sound, principled judgement in decision-making about allegations
  • Apply the concepts of natural justice / procedural fairness to drafting, issuing and assessing allegations
  • Understand and extract the elements of allegations from evidence
  • Correctly draw and word findings against particulars and allegations
  • Frame allegations in a correct and precise manner
  • Identify, pre-empt and troubleshoot common issues with allegations
  • Work with concurrent allegations across multiple frameworks
  • Prepare letters of allegation that meet legal requirements
  • Communicate effectively with parties about allegations, including respondents and their representatives

Course fees

$700 plus GST per student

Groups of 3 students or more enrolling together each get a 10% discount. Learners who have completed our Conducting Workplace Investigations (Advanced) or Investigating Workplace Misconduct courses within the last year may also receive a 10% discount, for a maximum 20% discount per person.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 or more years old
  • Must have obtained an academic level of Year 12 or above or equivalent
  • Must meet course prerequisites and the requirements of our enrolment process

Public training dates


  • 23 February 2022
  • 27 April 2022
  • 27 July 2022
  • 30 August 2022
  • 25 October 2022
  • 30 November 2022

An important note: for January – June 2022, all public courses will be delivered online using Zoom. If you would like a private course for 5+ learners, these can be run in person. Please contact us directly to arrange.

Once we know a course that suits you has sufficient enrolment numbers  go ahead, we’ll provide you with the details for your final confirmation.  You won’t receive an invoice until this happens.

Note that where enrolment numbers are low, courses may be rescheduled to ensure enough learners are present for effective group learning. Where this occurs, learners will be notified approximately two weeks before the date, and invited to the new sessions or offered an alternative arrangement.

Please note that the delivery of classroom-based training is subject to change due to government mandated COVID19 restrictions and the need to ensure safety for all participants. As such, classroom-based training may be substituted with digital online training if required.

More information

Please contact us with questions about our Capstone Course: Preparing Allegations.