This QQI Employment Law course is designed to enable the learner to gain an in depth understanding of the Legislative Environment in which a modern business must survive. Learners will be aware of and be able to apply the Legislation that applies to their particular area of business.
It is designed to equip participants with knowledge of the component parts of employment law and an appreciation of how employment law principles work in practice. In addition, candidates who successfully complete this module will develop an in-depth understanding of the statutory frameworks which regulate the employer/employee relationship.
Who should complete this course?
Learners who successfully complete this course will:
This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification. Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration.
If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension. Assignments may be emailed or posted to the College whichever is more convenient.
Topics covered include:
Unit 1: The Regulatory Framework
Unit 2: Contracts of Employment
Unit 3: Discrimination
Unit 4: Dismissal and Redundancy
Unit 5: Health & Safety at Work
Unit 6: Collective Employment Law.
Programme Entry Requirements:
Progression to further Studies:
This course is assessed through a combination of assignments and a supervised exam. Students taking this module will have to sit an examination (€50.00) that is normally held in Dublin but arrangements can be made in outside centres around the country. This can be paid before exam dates and is not required upon enrolment.
Examination (Theory-Based) 40%
Assignments x 2 60%
The internal assessor will devise a theory-based examination that assesses candidates’ ability to recall and apply theory and understanding gained through lectures, self-directed study and homework style exercises completed by the candidates during the module.
The two hour supervised examination will be based on a range of specific learning outcomes. Candidates will be offered a choice of six questions in two sections from which they must attempt two. The selection of questions will be varied and will include a combination of case note questions and questions which require a critical analysis of a legislative enactment of part thereof.
The case note type question will typically require the candidate to analyse the judgment(s) and demonstrate an understanding of the legal issues which arose for decision by the Court/Labour Court/Equality Tribunal/Employment Appeals Tribunal in two of four leading cases.
Assignments x 2:
The internal assessor will devise a brief/questions that requires candidates to produce evidence that demonstrates an understanding and application of a range of specific learning outcomes.
This QQI Employment Law 6N4322 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient.
If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.