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Employment Rights Advocacy Course QQI Level 6

Start:12.09.2017 End:05.12.2017

Overview
This QQI accredited Level 6 course will give students a basic understanding of the Irish legal system and employment law in Ireland. Learners will develop an awareness of the main features of employment law and understand how legislation impacts on the employment relationship while becoming familiar with the legal language, procedures and documents relevant to the area of employment law. Learners will develop their advocacy skills and the ability to apply what they have learned to the workplace.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

Outline the structures of the Irish legal system

Outline the fundamentals of employment law

Outline the role of a range of different institutions associated with regulating the employment relationship to include rights commissioners, labour relations commission, employment appeals tribunal, labour court, labour inspectorate, equality tribunal and the court

List the rights, entitlements, services and supports available to people in relation to employment

Outline key Irish and EU directives and legislation which impact upon people in relation to employment law

Outline the key processes relating to employment rights to include the preparation of appeals

Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal skills in a one to one or group context to include active listening, interviewing, negotiation and representation skills

Research information relevant to employment

Assessment
All students must complete the following to receive their accreditation.
Skills Demonstration 50%
Examination (Practical) 50%

Fee
The cost of this course is €595.00 to be paid in full before the course commences
10% discount for Community Law and Mediation(CLM) Members.

Who is this course aimed at
This course is aimed at professionals working inareas such as advocacy services, health or social services, or the community and voluntary sector.

Location
CLM Head Office, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17.

Date & Times
This course will run one half day each week every Tuesday for 12 weeks beginning on Tuesday 12th September 2017 from 10.00am - 2.00pm

For an application form
Email education@communitylawandmediation.ie or call 01 8477 804