Understanding Menopause in the Workplace

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The menopause is having a huge impact on women in the working world - and it's something that 51% of the population will go through at some point in their lives. Whilst not all people going through the menopause have the same experiences, this qualification aims to increase knowledge and break the stigma associated with the menopause.

The qualification covers key topics such as menopause policies, signposting to external support services, reasonable adjustments, health and safety and equality legislation.

Course Content

This course has three units

Understanding menopause:
This unit covers everything from the biology of menopause, to the physical and cognitive symptoms and the impact that individuals experiencing menopause at each stage. 

How to overcome the challenges of menopause in the workplace:
This unit will help you to understand the challenges experienced by individuals going through menopause, exploring how challenges in the workplace can be addressed. This includes reasonable adjustments and the importance of menopause policies. 

Symptom management and support around menopause:
In this unit, you will learn more about how individuals can manage menopause symptoms and the support that organisations can offer people going through menopause. 
How you will be assessed

There are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have gained from the units, at your own pace.


This course is nationally accredited by Innovate Awarding and regulated by Ofqual. Innovate Awarding are an independent awarding organisation that specialise in work-based learning and transition to work qualifications across a wide range of sectors including care, active leisure, health and business management.