A good understanding of Employment Law is essential for the workplace.
Now you can develop these skills with this online learning course! ·
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to know their rights as the employer or the employee ·
~Learners following careers in law or human resources may find the course particularly useful ·
~Discover how employment law is informed and developed, and its use in courts and tribunals ·
~Develop your knowledge in a broad range of areas, ranging from the law of contract, through to discrimination and redundancy
All course materials will be delivered to you by email, so it could not be easier. Our student friendly tutors will help you throughout the course.
You can set your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by email, so submitting an assignment is easy. Improve your career chances and equip yourself with the skills you need for your future success. Online learning is easy and hassle-free, so register with us today!
UNIT 1: SOURCES AND INSTITUTIONS OF EMPLOYMENT LAW ·
- Sources of UK Employment Law ·
- Relevant Law Statutes and Statutory Instruments ·
- The Common Law and Precedent ·
- The Law of Contract ·
- Statutory Interpretation ·
- European Union Law ·
- Courts of Law ·
- Employment Tribunals ·
- ACAS and Arbitration ·
- Resolutions of Employment Claims
UNIT 2: COLLECTIVE LABOUR LAW ·
- Collective Bargaining ·
- Gaining Trade Union Recognition ·
- Development of Trade Unions ·
- Current Law Relating to Industrial Action ·
- The Trade Union Rulebook
UNIT 3: EMPLOYMENT STATUS AND THE CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT ·
- Law or Fact ·
- Self-Employment ·
- Implied Contracts and Worker Status ·
- Consequences of Employment Status ·
- The Common Law and the Contract of Employment ·
- Illegality ·
- The Principal Statement
UNIT 4: TERMINATING THE CONTRACT ·
- Ending the Contract of Employment ·
- Breach of Contract ·
- Unfair Dismissal ·
- Constructive Dismissal ·
- Law, the Courts and Tribunals
UNIT 5: DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ·
- Legislation ·
- Types of discrimination:
- direct and indirect ·
- Discrimination by association ·
- Harassment ·
- Vicarious Liability ·
- Victimisation ·
- Protected Characteristics ·
- Race discrimination ·
- Disability discrimination ·
- Sexual orientation ·
- Gender ·
- Religion and Belief ·
- Age ·
- Burden of Proof ·
- Genuine Occupational Requirements (GOR)
UNIT 6: REDUNDANCY AND TRANSFER OF UNDERTAKING ·
- Redundancy ·
- Courts, Tribunals and Redundancy ·
- Statutory Redundancy Pay ·
- Rights to Alternative Employment ·
- Selecting an employee for redundancy ·
- Collective redundancy ·
- Transfer of Undertaking ·
- Service Provision Change ·
- Relevant Transfer ·
- TUPE: when does it apply?
The Employment Law course is evaluated by regular assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. You do not need to appear for an external examination.
This course will take about 80 hours to complete. You can start at any time and there is no deadline for completion, so that you can study at your own pace.
You will study this course by online learning, which will enable you to learn from anywhere and from anytime. You can study from home or work. All your materials will be delivered to you online. You will also receive our tutor support, so help will always be just a click away!
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively).
The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Open Study College which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.