Course Title: Work within the Current Industrial Relations Climate

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6077

Course Title: Work within the Current Industrial Relations Climate

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 54.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2010

Course Contact: Irene Pagliarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254581

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to examine and apply the industrial relations laws, practices and procedures required to work within a justice environment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU370 Work within the Current Industrial Relations Climate


1. Investigate issues relevant to industrial relations

2. Analyse the main provisions of current workplace legislation

3. Investigate Federal and State Awards covering workers in para-legal professions

4. Investigate the legal rights and obligations in the employment relationship

5. Analyse the legal provisions relating to the termination of employment

6. Examine the laws relating to antidiscrimination, equal opportunity and human rights in the workplace

7. Analyse the legislation relating to accident compensation and occupational health and safety in the workplace

8. Examine the implication of privacy law in the workplace

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will consist of: active participation in classroom and Learning Hub discussions, a presentation on working conditions in the Justice field and/or essay, and an exam