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BA~15 - Working From Home

Duration: Approx. 4 hours | Course Code: BA~15 | Cost From: R 300 ($ 20)

Work from HomeThe Working From Home course is designed to raise awareness about how people can take care of their physical, mental and emotional health and well-being while working from home.

With the advent of a global pandemic and the implementation of travel and social restrictions, many employees have been forced to continue to work remotely from the office, usually at a "home office".

Although at first take it feels like working remotely from home would be more attractive than commuting into a business office, but it creates many unexpected problems, for both employer and employee. This course touches on many of these issues and suggestions as to how to cope with and overcome them.


Course benefits:

  • Outlines different time management techniques and how to manage distractions and interruptions
  • Describes how to identify and manage distractions and emotions while working from home
  • Describes how to set up a workstation and improve the work environment at home
  • Highlights the key issues associated with working with technology

The course also emphasises how people can maintain productivity by implementing effective time management techniques and goes through best practice processes including workstation set-up, and working from home processes.

The course also advises how to organise the workspace and equipment, and fitting the entire process into private life.


On successful completion of the course, learners should have a knowledge and understanding of:

  • The core skills required to set up and operate successfully from a remote location, such as the Home Office
  • Identify the differences between working at the office and working from home
  • Understand the physical and mental challenges of working from home
  • Get used to being productive while at the same time working in isolation
  • Utilise the balance sheetBe able to manage time to ensure both the working process and home / personal life clashes are avoided
  • Continue to maintain productivity, motivation and produce results to meet employer's expectations

Target Audience

All employees that need to work from home, as well as Team Leaders with the need to manage teams in remote locations using virtual technology.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, the Learner should have a good knowledge and understanding of the difficulties of successfully being able to operate a Home Office, and have the confidence and ability to remain motivated and productive through good organization, planning and communication.

Understanding and overcoming the challenges of isolation, and still remaining productive and a team member.

Scope & Requirements

Learners should have a knowledge and understanding of basic mathematics (Matric / School Leaving Level Maths would be best), able to use a calculator, be computer literate and have had some knowledge of, and basic training in virtual communication techniques.

Access to and use of internet is essential.


R 300 per person

$20 per person for international students

Group discounts available on request


All Material is subject to Copyright.

A Certificate of Completion will be sent to those who complete the course.

Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Course Code: BA~15

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Comet Training is a trading name for The Penny Ferry (Pty) Ltd, a limited liability company established in 1996. The Penny Ferry has been involved in hands-on training and e-learning for many years, specializing in the Marine, Environmental, Tourism, Industrial, Health and Technical markets. Through close associations with other organizations, Comet Training was established to better promote a suite of e-learning applications to the global markets.