Introduction to Employment Law Certification
Employment law is a broad field that addresses every part of a person’s working life from recruitment to retirement. It aims to promote fair treatment in the workplace, ensuring that workers are paid fairly for safe work carried out under safe conditions.
This course will provide you with a brief overview of how employment law works, who is affected by employment legislation and the consequences of breaking the law. It presents employment law as a dynamic field that should be a key factor in shaping a company’s policies and procedures.
You Will Learn:
- Who is covered by employment law
- The scope of employment law, including data protection and disciplinary action
- How Trade Unions work and how employment law relates to their activities
- How employment law is enforced in the UK, why it is important to keep up with new developments in employment law and the penalties companies can expect to receive if they do not comply with legislation.
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- If you own a business, this course will help you understand the extent of your responsibilities under the law
- If you are a worker, this course will broaden your knowledge of your workplace rights
- If you are a member of a Trade Union, or are considering joining a union, this course will give you a basic overview of their purpose and functions
- If you have a general interest in law, this course will introduce you to one of the most important legal domains in the UK.
Who can take the Introduction to Employment Law Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 4 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 4 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 4 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Introduction to Employment Law Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 1 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.