Employment Law & Young People

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This module aims to develop young people’s knowledge, skills and attitudes so that they have a better understanding of the civil justice system and the principles underpinning employment law, and are better equipped to handle and make sense of problems in the workplace.

Who is this for?

Young people aged 14-25. An interest or background in law is not necessary.


3 hours. This module is designed to be delivered in conjunction with the other modules on legal capability.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Gain a basic understanding the civil justice system
  • Develop an understanding of the basic principles underpinning a contract of employment
  • Acquire knowledge of fundamental employment rights including those contained in the Employment Rights Act 1996.
  • Develop interpretation skills through analysing a contract of employment
  • Develop team working skills by working with other participants to solve problems
  • Develop negotiation skills by practising scenarios that reflect typical interactions between employer and employee
  • Have increased personal confidence in the workplace
  • Have increased awareness and understanding of and confidence in the civil justice system

To make a payment for booking onto a module please click here and use the reference "Training". Please use the donation button to make your payment. The costs are heavily subsidised: Each module costs £100 for individuals referred by or working in private or public sector organisations, £60 for anyone else. If taking the IARS Certificate in Youth Policy then there is no charge for taking the modules.