Employment Law

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This course is suitable for anyone who wants and/or needs to become familiar with key areas of employment law, or for anyone wanting to update their existing skills and knowledge. You will explore the legal rights and responsibilities of both employees and their employers to enable you to gain a better understanding of UK employment law.

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Course Description

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All about this Employment Law Course

In this course, you will explore what employment law is and why it is important, you will also gain knowledge on the history of employment law and the main employment laws in the UK, including The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Employment Rights Act 1996, The Equality Act 2010, etc. You will also explore the policies that workplaces should have in place.

You will also cover the recruitment process and how to ensure you get each stage of the process correct. You will gain knowledge on working arrangements and employee leave entitlement. You will be able to access a free employee handbook template for you to use.

You will also learn about disputes, discipline and grievance procedures in the workplace. You will also look at ACAS Code of Practice and disciplinary and grievance procedures that as a minimum, workplaces must follow. You will also explore employment terminations and pensions and the legal requirements of each.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Suitable for people wanting to learn more about the employment law
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Employment Law – In the first unit of the course, you will be introduced to employment law and why it is important, the history of employment law and the main employment laws in the UK. You will also gain knowledge on the policies workplaces should have in place.
  • Unit 2 – Recruiting and Inducting/Onboarding Staff – In this unit you will explore what you need to remember in the recruitment stage, the protected characteristics, safer recruitment, right to work checks, copying documents and what a conditional and unconditional employment offer is.
  • Unit 3 – Working Arrangements and Employee Leave Entitlements – In this unit you will explore in detail the employment contract, including the terms and conditions of the employment, you will also look at leave entitlements including keeping in touch and returning to work, the induction and onboarding process, probation and the employee handbook.
  • Unit 4 – Disputes, Discipline and Grievance Procedures in the Workplace – In this unit you will examine poor performance and capability, discipline, grievance and whistleblowing policies and procedures.
  • Unit 5 – Employment Terminations and Pensions – In the final unit of the employment law course, you will examine the legal aspects of resignations, including constructive dismissal. Dismissal including, unfair and wrongful dismissal. You will also explore redundancy, end of fixed-term contracts, retirement, pensions and tribunals.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Employment Law course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Employment Law course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Employment Law course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy the CPD Certification Service, the UK’s leading organisation for Continuous Professional Development. This prestigious acknowledgement shows our dedication to quality in all of our courses and ensures you can be confident in the knowledge that your training is being conducted to leading industry standards.

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Employment Law
Employment Law
£20 + VAT