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Ibec/DIT CPD Certificate in Employment Law


Level 6, Special Purpose Award, 10 ECTS
Programme Overview
This programme is designed to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the key aspects and practicalities of employment legislation. The programme is aimed at building the confidence and competence of participants in this critical area of every business.

Who Should Attend?
This certificate is aimed at those who are responsible for HR, employment legislation or managing people at work.


Duration: 7 Days

Programme Content:
(12 Subjects)
  • Sources of Employment Law
  • Employment Contracts
  • Discipline and Dismissals
  • Employment Rights Bodies
  • Health and Safety
  • Employment Equality
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Atypical Workers
  • Protective Leave
  • Organisation of Working Time Act
  • Redundancy
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Managing Work Related Stress

All presenters on the programme are practitioners who deal with a variety of real- life situations on a daily basis. Participants are encouraged to express their views and experiences. Case studies and exercises will be used to ensure a real and practical understanding of each subject.

Programme Assessment:
Individual assessments are an integral part of the programme and count towards end of year results as follows:
  • Closed book exam 70%
  • Project (2,500 - 3,000 words) 30%

Upcoming dates:

Ibec, DublinFeb 20, 27, Mar 6,13, Apr 10, 17, 24, 2018
Ibec, DublinSep 26, Oct 3, 17, 24, Nov 14, 21, 28, 2018

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"Very good update on legislation. Great to talk to and meet the experts in all areas."

Breeda Flaherty, HR Administrator, Valeo Vision Systems

"Well presented, informative, professionally administered course."

John Quinn, SBU 2 Manager, Pfizer

"I really enjoyed the course and found it extremely valuable. Good examples always used based on previous cases which made the technical aspects relevant. Thank you very much."

Emma Bohill, HR Advisor, O'Kane Food Service

"I found the trainers extremely knowledgeable and I would have no hesitation in attending another Ibec course."

Karen Timmons, Head of HR, Commerzbank

"I found the course extremely enjoyable. I definitely learned more than I expected. The trainers were extremely knowledgeable and made the topics interesting."

Leann Donaghey, HR Advisor, Irish Stock Exchange

"I previously studied Employment Law in College nearly 14 years ago. I attended this course to bring my knowledge up to date, in view of modernisation initiatives we are undertaking which have HR implications. I felt that the emphasis on practical application and consideration of the impact on day to day business was very valuable. The course combines Employment Law and aspects of strategic HR, and will certainly inform future policies in my organisation."

Anne Marie Caulfield, Director, Private Residential Tenancies Board

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  • Locations:
    Dublin, Limerick
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  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €2,400
    Non-member rate: €2,600
    * Cost quoted per person

    Payment method:
    - Pay by credit card online here
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