OnlineSession 2N/A

Unit description

Explores the application of equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety legislation to the workplace. Students gain a working knowledge of EEO and work health and safety principles, the practice of these laws in the workplace and their importance in creating a healthy, safe and non-discriminatory workplace culture.

Unit content

1. Safety and equality at work
2. Managing health & safety at work
3. Consultation and Training
4. Rehabilitation and compensation
5. Discrimination at work
6. Managing EEO in the workplace
7. Managing diversity in the workplace
8. Resolving complaints about workplace discrimination

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Price, R & Nielsen, J, 2018, Principles of Employment Law , 5th edn, Thomson Reuters , Australia. ISBN: 9780455238043.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Workshop online 1.5 hrs (12 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hr (12 weeks)
Workplace assignment50%
Exam: open book50%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


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