This course brings employment law and HR together giving participants the ability to understand, evaluate, implement and manage a broad range of Human Resources matters and employment legal issues, which are vital for effective people management at the workplace. 

Funding Opportunities

Get 70% back via the Get Qualified Scheme.

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Programme Type

This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom environment and online.

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Flexible Payment Terms

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€578 will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme.

Fee Includes

  • Examination Fee
  • Qualification Certificate
  • Networking Coffee Breaks
  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Access to online resources to download trainers’ presentations and other material

  • Duration
    3 Months
  • Start date
    1 Oct 2019
  • Delivery Mode
  • Credits

MQRIC Accredited

The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Criteria

There are no formal entry requirements to join this programme.

Mode of Assessment

Assessment is made via one oral exam/interview and three written assignments. There is no overall exam.

Course Outline

The training programme is made up of four modules covering a wide spectrum of topics which are essential to deal with HR professionally and legally, namely: Fundamentals of Recruitment; Employees Growth; HR Focus; Diversity, Discrimination and Rights at Work; and Managing Difficult Situations.

If you’re looking to advance in your career as an HR Specialist, this course is sure to provide you with the training you need to step up your career game. Get started learning the ins and outs of Employment Law and HR best practices today. Enrol now.

Benefits for individuals

Participants will learn about the most important areas of employment law and HR matters and the vital role they play when managing people at the workplace. Participants will be able to see the bigger picture and think strategically when managing or consulting in their respective organisation.

Participants will also learn from each other’s experiences, through discussions incorporating also recent employment cases and HR matters. Participants shall be in a better position to apply their learning into work actions that benefit employees and employers alike.


Benefits for employers

Employers will benefit from increased best practices at the workplace resulting in reduced risks and damages caused through non-compliant practices. Businesses will also benefit from increased ROI (return on investment), better alignment of business strategy with its people, improved performance management practices, increased attraction and retention of best people and better employees engagement.

Course Modules

Module 1: The Fundamentals of Recruitment

  • Recruitment
  • Selection and Interviewing
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Defining Employee Status

Duration: N/A
Trainer s: Roselyn Borg Knight, Laura Zahra

Module 2: HR Focus

  • Organisation Design
  • Performance Management Framework
  • Keeping your Employees Motivated
  • Supporting Change in Organisations

Duration: N/A
Trainer s: Ayrton Caruana, Nataline Mifsud

Module 3: Diversity, Discrimination & Rights of Work

  • Managing Diversity;
  • Discrimination and the Law;
  • Family Rights;
  • Dealing with an ageing workforce.

Duration: N/A
Trainer s: Roselyn Borg Knight, Wendy Raywood

Module 4: Managing Difficult Situations

  • Managing Absence/Stress
  • Investigations, Disciplinary Boards, Dismissals
  • Termination of Employment
  • Preparation for Industrial Tribunal

Duration: N/A
Trainer s: Roselyn Borg Knight, Wendy Raywood


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