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Ibec/DIT CPD Diploma in Employment Law


Level 6, Special Purpose Award, 20 ECTS
Programme Overview
The primary objective of the DIT Diploma in Employment Law (12 day) programme is to deliver an in-depth knowledge of key employment legislation as well as a comprehensive understanding of case law and its application.

Who Should Attend?
This diploma is for participants who are looking for a comprehensive knowledge and practical understanding of the whole area of employment law. This programme is also designed to meet the needs of those contemplating a career in people management, human resource management and related areas by focusing on the need for compliance with employment law from the recruitment stage right through to the termination of employment.


Duration: 12 Days

Programme Content:
(14 Subjects)
  • Introduction to Employment Law
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Employment Rights Bodies
  • Equality Legislation
  • Atypical Workers
  • Discipline & Dismissals
  • Protective Leave
  • Introduction to Industrial Relations
  • Workplace Bullying and Harassment
  • Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997
  • Redundancy
  • Data Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Occupational Stress

There are a number of activities and case studies used throughout the programme which ensures that all of the learning is applied in a real way. Best practice examples in all areas will be highlighted and discussed during the programme, giving participants plenty of opportunities to build on the elements of these that could be applied in their own organisations.

Programme Assessment:
Individual and group assessments are an integral part of the programme and count towards end of year results as follows:
  • Closed book exam 50%
  • Project (3,500 - 4,500 words) 20%
  • Group assignment 20%
  • Learning journal and class participation 10%

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"Claire Jones was an excellent tutor, very articulate and good at getting information across. The course was extremely beneficial to me in my role. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Invaluable."

Monica Chawke, HR Manager, The Mespil Hotel

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  • Locations:
    Donegal, Dublin
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  • Course fee:
    Member rate: €2,900
    Non-member rate: €3,300
    * Cost quoted per person

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