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Employment Law Level 3

Course Code: OSC1036
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

A good knowledge of Employment Law is essential for the workplace, so develop these skills with an award-winning distance learning college!

  • This course is broadly suited to anyone who wishes to know their rights, either as the employer or the employee
  • Candidates pursuing careers in law or human resources may find the course particularly beneficial
  • Explore how employment law is informed and developed, and how it is dealt with by the courts and tribunals
  • Develop your knowledge in a wide range of areas, ranging from the law of contract, through to discrimination and redundancy

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • 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?

Other Information

  • Assessment

    The Employment Law course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or sent to you via email, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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