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Professional Boundaries

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

Professional boundaries are the limits that help us to develop effective relationships in the workplace. If these boundaries are not clearly defined, there is likely to be confusion about who has responsibility for what which can lead to conflict, accountability or performance issues.

This e-learning course has been developed to provide guidance on professional boundaries and how they might impact on the workplace.

On completion of this course you will understand:

  • Why we need boundaries in the workplace
  • The boundaries of professional relationships with clients
  • Best practice' with regards to professional boundaries
  • The need for clear limits relating to professional boundaries
  • The concept of professional boundaries with colleagues and other professionals

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Introduction
  • Effective Professional Boundaries
  • When Professional Boundaries are Compromised
  • Putting Professional Boundaries into Practice

Target Audience

This course is suitable for anyone operating in a work environment.


With approximately 57 interactive screens, it is estimated that this course will take approximately 1 to 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

This was very easy to follow and to understand
14/04/2016 SP
Very easy to understand. It does take you to reflect on situations which you have faced in real work environment. Most importantly it gives you an idea of how to react if similar situations arises again. Also clearly states what the organisations are meant to do to avoid further complicated situations regarding professional boundaries.
28/02/2016 JA
ease of access and fluidity when working through slides
11/02/2016 AS
It was very interesting and learned a lot from it
27/10/2015 JC
It was very informative
26/10/2015 LR
Clear guidance.
20/10/2015 MM
Content was delivered in short pieces which was easier to take in and put it into scenarios at work
MG 21/01/2015
Thought the module was very useful and informative. It gave me useful knowledge on matters I did not consider in the past and enlightened me about my duties and responsibilities
MA 09/12/2014
Very clear, completely straightforward, not too much information on each page so easy to absorb
SC 24/05/2014
It was easy enough to understand and absorb and a good way to train - it kept me interested
EF 27/02/2014
You could quit out and were able to come back to the course when time allowed
GM 31/12/2013
Throughout this course you can work at your own pace and in private
MD 13/12/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone us on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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