HR Practices and Employment Law (MQF Level 5)

Check out our second intake starting in May 2015

Award in HR Practices and Employment Law (MQF Level 5 Award)

March 2015 - June 2015

The aim of this training programme is to bring 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 within their respective organisations.
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; Diversity, Discrimination and Rights at Work; and Managing Difficult Situations.
The training has a total of 40 contact hours and is MQRIC accredited and on completion of the programme participants will achieve Level 5 Award. Participants will be assessed on each module.

This programme is done in collaboration with Twenty One Law.

Benefits for Participants:
  • 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.Thus participants shall be in a better position to transfer to practice back to 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.
Module 1: The Fundamentals of Recruitment

Topics Covered:
  • Recruitment
  • Selection and Interviewing
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Defining Employee Status
Module 2: Employees Growth

Topics Covered:
  • Performance and Reward Management 
  • Understanding and Implementing Coaching and Mentoring 
  • Employee Engagement 
  • Learning and Development
Module 3: Diversity, Discrimination and Rights of Work

Topics Covered:
  • Managing Diversity 
  • Discrimination and the Law 
  • Family Rights 
  • Dealing with an ageing workforce
Module 4: Managing Difficult Situations

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

Guest Speakers

Joseph Farrugia
Associate - HR Consultant & Trainer - Mdina Partnership

Dr. Roselyn Borg
Founder & Advocate - Twenty One Law

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