Introduction to Employment Law

A thorough understanding of employment law is essential to both maintain compliance with the relevant legislation and to maintain high quality employment practices. Refresh and update your knowledge of the current laws during this two day course.


2 Days

Time (AWST)


This course provides an essential introduction to the intent and application of employment law in Australia. You will have the opportunity to explore and examine the latest issues and implications of this legislation.

Who will benefit

HR practitioners, managers, office managers, administrators and others responsible for overseeing the HR functions in their organisation.


  • Which laws, which issues?
  • Fair Work Act 2009
  • Full time vs contracted workers
  • Terminations and dismissals
  • Enterprise agreements and industrial relations
  • Equal employment opportunity
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Develop an action plan of key issues
  • Communication and relationships.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Describe which legislative requirements affect their organisation
  • Define the gaps between the legislative requirements and their organisation’s current practices
  • Develop a plan of action to address these gaps
  • Develop networks and relationships.
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