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Take this online unit offered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University in order to develop a foundational understanding of contracts of employment and enterprise, to learn about individual bargaining laws and trade unions, and to explore Australia’s federal and state legislation as it relates to industrial laws.
Learn about the sources of employment law, and discuss legislation relating to employment, as well as case law and legal precedent which govern employment. Become familiar with contracts of employment, and how contracts of employment are formed and perceived under common law. Analyse and discuss possible interpretations of case law and legislation that relates to industrial law and employment law.
Your understanding of remedies in employment law will be improved and developed over the course of the unit – there will be discussion of termination and remedies in common law, as well as statutory remedies in response to unfair dismissal.
In order to enrol, you must have successfully completed the following unit:
It is recommended that you have also completed the following unit, prior to enrolling:
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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This unit will help you to improve your skills in the legal method, and provide you with a range of knowledge that will be useful across a range of industries. Much of the information garnered during this unit can be applied to just about any professional role.
Take this opportunity to develop your written communication skills – subjects pertaining to law require you to express your ideas effectively and concisely, and to use appropriate terminology. The assessments for this unit will therefore help you to acquire highly transferable communication skills.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.