Employee Onboarding Coursework


Employee Onboarding Certification

Course Duration: 12 hours - Requisition: 28 days

Employee Onboarding is an important and vital part of any companies hiring procedure. Hiring, training, and bringing new employees on board cost a lot of money and are major investments. Onboarding is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing and keeping their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will stop highly skilled workers from being lured to a competitor, which makes your company stronger within the market.

Through Employee Onboarding you will find it lowers costs related to employee turnover. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.

Purpose of Onboarding

The purpose of onboarding is to help new hires transition into the roles at the company. When implemented correctly, onboarding will alleviate stress as it improves the culture of an organization. Employees who start well are more likely to stay at the company long-term. This will reduce turnover and save money in hiring and training costs.

Career Pathway 

  • Family Business Owner
  • Consultant & Business Advisor
  • HR & Manager
  • Franchise Owner
  • Small Business Owner
  • Solutions Manager
  • Manufacturer Executive


  • Case Study
  • Multiple choice questions quiz


  • Gain quality workplace skills and experience to help launch your career.
  • Develop work-related skills and experiences that are recognized by employers. 
  • Develop independence and confidence in an adult learning environment. 
  • Gain an insight into various industry areas to help you decide on a career pathway. 
  • Potentially gain recognition for prior learning for your previous study or work.
  • High-quality course written by industry experts with easy to understand course content
  • Course materials provided online with unlimited tutor support – no textbooks to buy
  • Gain an Australian Certificate upon your successful completion of coursework (Certificate hard copy will be posted to you)
  • Course may be tax deductible - see your tax advisor

Coursework Objectives:

  • Define onboarding.
  • Understanding the benefits and purpose of onboarding.
  • Recognize how to prepare for an onboarding program.
  • Identify ways to engage and follow up with employees.
  • Create expectations.
  • Discover the importance of resiliency and flexibility.

Course Contents

Human Resources

Module One: Getting Started

Coursework Objectives

Module Two: Purpose of Onboarding

Start-up Cost


Employee Turnover

Realistic Expectations

Case Study

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Introduction

What Is Onboarding?

The Importance of Onboarding

Making Employees Feel Welcome

First Day Checklist

Case Study

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Onboarding Preparation



Designating a Mentor


Case Study

Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Onboarding Checklist



First Week

First Month

Case Study

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Creating an Engaging Program

Getting Off on the Right Track

Role of Human Resources

Role of Managers


Case Study

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Following Up with New Employees

Initial Check in

Following Up

Setting Schedules

Mentor’s Responsibility

Case Study

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Setting Expectations

Defining Requirements

Identifying Opportunities for Improvement and Growth

Setting Verbal Expectations

Putting It in Writing

Case Study

Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Resiliency and Flexibility

What Is Resiliency?

Why Is It Important?

Five Steps

What is Flexibility?

Why Is It Important?

Five Steps

Case Study

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Assigning Work

General Principles

The Dictatorial Approach

The Apple Picking Approach

The Collaborative Approach

Case Study

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Providing Feedback

Characteristics of Good Feedback

Feedback Delivery Tools

Informal Feedback

Formal Feedback

Case Study

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Module 01
    • Employee Onboarding Getting Started
  • 2
    Module 02
    • Employee Onboarding Purpose of Onboarding
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 02
    • Employee Onboarding Module 02 Quiz
  • 3
    Module 03
    • Employee Onboarding Introduction
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 03
    • Employee Onboarding Module 03 Quiz
  • 4
    Module 04
    • Employee Onboarding, Onboarding Preparation
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 04
    • Employee Onboarding Module 04 Quiz
  • 5
    Module 05
    • Employee Onboarding, Onboarding Checklist
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 05
    • Employee Onboarding Module 05 Quiz
  • 6
    Module 06
    • Employee Onboarding Creating an Engaging Program
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 06
    • Employee Onboarding Module 06 Quiz
  • 7
    Module 07
    • Employee Onboarding Following Up with New Employees
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 07
    • Employee Onboarding Module 07 Quiz
  • 8
    Module 08
    • Employee Onboarding Setting Expectations
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 08
    • Employee Onboarding Module 08 Quiz
  • 9
    Module 09
    • Employee Onboarding Resiliency and Flexibility
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 09
    • Employee Onboarding Module 09 Quiz
  • 10
    Module 10
    • Employee Onboarding Assigning Work
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 10
    • Employee Onboarding Module 10 Quiz
  • 11
    Module 11
    • Employee Onboarding Providing Feedback
    • Employee Onboarding Case Study Module 11
    • Employee Onboarding Module 11 Quiz
  • 12
    Module 12
    • Employee Onboarding Wrapping Up
  • 13
    Rate Employee Onboarding Course
    • Rate Employee Onboarding Course

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