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


Term2 2012

Course Contact: Anthony Trevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254512

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance that complies with industrial relations requirements, in a range of organisations. Knowledge of the legislation and regulations within which these organisations must operate is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisites or prior knowledge required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20285 Work within the Current Industrial Relations Climate


01. Investigate issues relevant to current industrial relations

02. Analyse the main provision of current workplace legislation

03. Investigate Federal and State awards covering workers in para-legal professions

04. Investigate the legal right and obligations in the employment relationship

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

06. Examine the laws relating to anti-discrimination, equal opportunity and human rights in the workplace

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

08. Examine the implication of privacy law in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

See Elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including: exams, class participation/presentations, research tasks and book reviews.