Course Description

Law – Employment Law

Institute of Technology Carlow

This programme gives the students a comprehensive knowledge of the leading principles of employment law.

This programme is an ECTS 15 credit module of the BA (Honours) in Law Degree.

On completion of this programme, students should be able to:
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the laws which affect the recruitment process and be able to assess and evaluate the impact of these laws upon that process;

Differentiate between employees and independent contractors, and demonstrate a comprehension of the importance of that distinction;

Demonstrate an ability to assess and discuss the impact of employment equality law on the Irish workplace;

Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of both the common law and legislative duties of employers as regards health and safety in the workplace, and be able to assess and critically evaluate the impact of these duties upon the Irish workplace;

Demonstrate an ability to identify and discuss the various types of dismissal in Ireland. In particular, they should be able to apply their knowledge of dismissals law to problem scenarios/case studies;

Demonstrate a basic understanding of Industrial Relations law in Ireland;

Differentiate between the different fora for resolving disputes and critically evaluate same;

Identify and discuss the inter-relationship between the various elements on the syllabus and apply this integrated knowledge to problems/case studies.

Carlow Town, Carlow, Ireland
Course Code CW HREMP S
College Name Institute of Technology Carlow
Course Category Employment Law, Law, Law
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Carlow Town, Carlow, Ireland
Course Fee 575
Course Duration 1 year
Course Times 1 night per week.
Entry Requirements All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme
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