The Workplace Law Level 3 course is suited to anyone who wishes to know their rights, as an employer or as an employee. A good knowledge of Employment Law is essential for any business and this course broadly covers this.
You may find this course extremely useful if you are wishing to pursue a career in law or human resources as it explores how employment law is informed and developed and how courts and tribunals deal with it.
This course will enable you to achieve your dream career and ensure you have all the skills you need for long term success.
The course will be delivered by post including Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.
Module 1 – Introduction
The UK legal system and workplace law
Institutions associated with workplace law
Module 2 – Employing People and the Law
Recruiting staff and the law
- The recruitment and selection process
Retaining employees and the law
- Employment status
- An employment contract
- Legislation relating to the employment of staff
Parting with employees and the law
- The statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedure
- Disciplinary Procedures
- When to take disciplinary and dismissal actions
- Business transfers
- Standard Grievance procedure
- Collective rights
- Employee representation
Module 3 – Customer Relationships and the Law
Creating a legally valid customer contract
- Terms and conditions
- Unfair terms in Customer Contracts Regulations 1999
- Potential problems with goods and services
- Rectifying a problem
- Making a complaint
Creating a valid Business to Business Contract
- Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Distance Selling Regulations
The Doorstep Selling Regulations
E-Commerce Regulations 2002
The Consumer Protections from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008
The Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008
Guarantees and warrantees
- Consumer Protection Act 1987
- The General Product Safety Regulations 2005
Claiming in the small claims court
Module 4 – Health and Safety and the Law
- Legal Framework
- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992
- The Smoke-free Premises and Enforcement Regulations 2006
- Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
- Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
- Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
- Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
- The Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations 1989
- Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969
- Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)
- Noise at Work Regulations 1989
- Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)
- Enforcement of health and safety regulations
Q & A
Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
What is included with this course?
- In-depth study materials covering the full specification
- 12 months tutor support
- Assignment marking and feedback
Will I need to purchase any books?
You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.
Are there any additional costs?
There will be no additional costs for this course.
I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?
Yes, this course is available to international students.
Do I have to pay delivery?
For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.
How many hours should I allow for this course?
We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 60 and 80 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?
Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.