Consent Matters



*This credential is only available to current RMIT students

Across every industry, issues around sexual harassment and consent have been coming under increasing scrutiny. Employers are looking to build safe, respectful work environments - and they expect their employees to understand appropriate behaviour to act accordingly.

In both work and private life, understanding basic concepts around consent, communication and respect is vital - and this credential arms you with the knowledge needed to create a safer environment for everyone. Learn skills to minimise the risk of contributing towards sexual assault and harassment, including what makes for appropriate and respectful behaviour, what does and does not constitute sexual consent, and how to intervene safely in difficult situations.

Skills and learning outcomes

  1. Define sexual consent and how to seek it.
  2. Identify circumstances where consent is not possible.
  3. Understand the importance of respectful relationships, good communication, clear boundaries and mutual respect.
  4. Gain an understanding of positive bystander intervention and learn how to intervene safely in difficult situations.


Module 1: Thinking about consent

Module 2: Communication skills and relationships

Module 3: Looking out for others

Module 4: Support

How does it work ?

Assessment and activities include:

  1. Activity: Practice Scenario 1
  2. Activity: Practice Scenario 2
  3. Activity: Practice Scenario 3
  4. Final assessment quiz

When can I do it ?

    Apologies, there are no available sessions to enrol into right now.