Cross Examination Techniques

Cost: R3 600.00 excl. Vat* Duration: 3 Days

*Cost based on Blended Learning Facilitation, traditional classroom interventions can be facilitated, upon request, at an additional cost

Target Audience

Compliance Managers, HR Managers and Officers, Line Managers and Supervisors who attend hearings and may need to cross examine or question witnesses.

Course Overview

The objective of cross examination techniques course is to aid delegates in to be able to effectively test evidence and the ins and outs of a trial situation. Delegates will learn about specific techniques in cross examining different kinds of witnesses and be exposed to examples of cross examination situations and dilemmas.

This course will enable learners to:

Learning assumed to be in place

SETA Assessment of Competency (Optional)


1. Overview of the Trial process in Misconduct Dismissals
2. Evidence
3. Admissibility
4. Evidence in Chief 20
5. The Socratic Structure of Narrative and Belief
6. Cross Examination
7. The Build-up in Questioning
8. One Question too Many
9. Practical Scenarios