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Australian Employment Relations is a comprehensive online unit covering employment relations and human resource management. Awarded by Griffith University, it analyses existing relationships within industrial relations and addresses contemporary workplace practices, particularly between employees, managers and unions.
With Open Universities Australia, you can study the entire unit online, and gain an insight into the specific industrial roles that exist within Australia. You will take an in-depth look into the historical and theoretical context of these roles, and compare these processes with contemporary approaches and relationships that exist in the workplace.
Gain a greater understanding of the employment relationship through this research, then analyse the nature of industrial conflict and how policies affect wages in the current climate. Using existing theories and extensive research, develop critical insights into the future of Australian employment relations.
In order to enrol in this unit, applicants must have been accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Australian Employment Relations unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you wish to undertake a career as an ER or HRM practitioner, then Australian Employment Relations will give you a clear, concise overview of the Australian industrial relations system that can be utilised as a base to further your career in this field.
The unit will give you an understanding of the current industrial context – vital skills in an employment relations role in any industry. You will also learn Griffith University's key skill set, including organisation, time management, analysis, research and critical debate, which will serve you well on any career path.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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