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CPD Certificate in Employment Law

Accredited by Technological University Dublin

€2730 Non-member rate €2520 Ibec member rate

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CPD Certificate in Employment Law

Duration: 7 days

Level: CPD Level 6 NFQ (10 ECTS)

Accredited by: Technological University Dublin

  • Online
  • 7 days
  • Tue 11 Oct 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 18 Oct 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 25 Oct 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 8 Nov 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 15 Nov 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 22 Nov 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00
  • Tue 29 Nov 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00


This programme is designed to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the key aspects and practicalities of employment legislation while building confidence and competence in this critical area of business.

At the end of the programme participants will:

  • Understand key aspects of employment law
  • Identify potential issues within their own organisation relating to employment law

  • Ensure existing policies and procedures are sufficient within their organisation

  • Understand the consequences of non-compliance with employment legislation

  • Answer queries and questions within their organisation on employment law

  • Pre-empt any difficulties that may arise in the area of employment law


This programme is for:

Those who are responsible for HR, employment legislation or managing people at work.



There are a number of activities and case studies used throughout the programme which ensures that all of the learning is applied in a real way. The programme leader encourages group discussion and involvement throughout each session, ensuring opportunities for questions and real issues are discussed at all times. Best practice examples in all areas will be highlighted and discussed throughout the programme, giving participants plenty of opportunities to build on the elements of these that could be applied in their own organisations.This programme delivers an in-depth knowledge of key employment legislation as well as a comprehensive understanding of case law and its application. To achieve accreditation this course is assessed by exam and assignment submissions.

Programme Schedule

Module 1

  • Introduction to Certificate in Employment Law
  • Sources of Employment Law

  • Contracts of Employment / Payment of Wages

  • Employment Equality Legislation

Module 2

  • Organisation of Working Time Act
  • Entitlements
  • Protective Leave

Module 3

  • Discipline and Dismissals – The Law
  • Discipline and Dismissal – The Practical
  • Grievances

Module 4

  • Health and Safety
  • Redundancy

Module 5

  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Workplace Stress

Module 6

  • IR Institutions
  • Atypical Workers

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Programme Director

Claire Jones

Claire is a Senior Executive working in Ibec.  Claire has worked in Ibec for more than 20 years and worked in the Legal Department within Ibec prior to moving into the Training Department. 

Claire is currently lead trainer and course Director on a number of diploma, certificate and short programmes for Ibec.  She specialises in the areas of employment law, human resource management and industrial relations. 

I found the CPD Certificate in Employment Law at Ibec to be an excellent programme with detailed real examples of recent cases used in the learning.

Eamonn O Brien
Civil Servant
Department of Social Protection

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