Employment Law

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This online course has been designed to give you an appreciation of the scope and application of employment law in New Zealand. You will become familiar with a range of legislation applicable to the employment relationship in New Zealand.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

The course focuses on the Employment Relations Act 2000, but covers a range of other legislation, including:

  • Minimum Wage Act 1983
  • Wages Protection Act 1983
  • Holidays Act 2003
  • Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Human Rights Act 1993
  • Equal Pay Act 1972.

You will become aware of the legislative principles, and their application by the New Zealand courts. You will be able to apply these principles to a variety of practical situations, assessing the likely outcomes in a series of given situations. You will also develop a detailed knowledge of employment disputes, and the means to resolve them, along with ways in which they can be avoided.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

What you will learn

When you successfully complete this online course you will be able to:

  • analyse and correctly apply the laws that affect the employment relationship and determine the employment status of workers
  • critically analyse employment case study scenarios and apply legal problem solving.
  • evaluate legal options that are suitable for resolving employment relationship issues
  • evaluate legal remedies available to employees for resolving employment relationship disputes
  • discuss selected issues concerning discrimination in the workforce.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are needed for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $752 NZ Domestic
    $2,324 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us