Introduction to Employment Law Fundamentals

Employment law in Australia can be very complex and difficult to understand. However, business owners, management, payroll and human resource professionals are required to comply with these laws, with the risk of fines and harmful claims if they fail to do so.

This course provides participants with an introduction to employment law. Participants will become comfortable with the basics of what they need to know in order to comply.

Learning outcomes

Designed for anyone who needs to understand these obligations, this course will enable participants to:

  • Learn about employment contracts, what they are, when they are formed, and how they operate
  • Understand different types of employment arrangements
    • Permanent
    • Fixed Term
    • Casual
  • Understand the principles to determine the difference between a contractor and an employee
  • Find out where your employees’ entitlements come from
    • Legislation (including the National Employment Standards)
    • Awards (including how to determine coverage)
    • Agreements
  • Understand the basics of termination and what to consider for:
    • Resignations
    • Performance or conduct based terminations
    • Redundancy process and entitlements

Learning pathway

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Delivery

Group Training

Training takes place at CCIWA, with our facilitator delivering the group a full course curriculum with practical exercises. Morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

  • Member Price $544.50
  • Standard Price $654.50

GST inclusive

Location – CCIWA, Level 5, 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Online Training

The course will be delivered as a facilitated webinar. Our expert trainer will take you through the course content, step by step.

  • Member Price $438.90
  • Standard Price $548.90

GST inclusive

Book Today

If there are no sessions for your preferred date available online – please contact the CCIWA Training team on (08) 9365 7500.

Training Disclaimer: Please note CCIWA reserves the right to cancel any face-to-face or online course before the commencement date in the event of insufficient registrations or operational difficulties. In the event of such cancellation, all registered participants will be notified.

This course provides participants with an introduction to employment law. Participants will become comfortable with the basics of what they need to know in order to comply.

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