Course overview

Employment law underpins much of the work that HR practitioners do across the employment lifecycle.

This course provides participants with an introduction to employment law in Australia and the key elements that HR practitioners need to be aware of in their practice.

Participants will learn about key pieces of legislation, including the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and amendments to the Act, to gain an understanding of the key elements of legislation, regulation and practices that impact how human resources are managed within organisations.

Key learning outcomes

When you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the key provisions of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and amendments to the Act and other relevant legislation as it applies to the employment relationship
  • Describe the role and responsibilities of regulatory bodies in the governing of the employment relationship
  • Identify any compliance gaps/issues in your organisation and establish a plan to address these gaps and issues


This course is offered in partnership with Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors. It is facilitated by an ABLA employment law specialist to ensure participants have access to current and best practice employment law information and practices.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for HR professionals, managers and employees interested in developing an understanding the legislation that applies to employment relationships.

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    • 9am – 12pm AEDT

      Virtual Workshop

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      Introduction to HR law. This course consists of 2x 3 hour sessions on 15 and 16 December (9am - 12pm AEDT).

How it works

Course delivery mode: Virtual facilitator-led workshop delivered via Zoom by an expert employment law professional. This delivery mode provides engaging, interactive learning and the opportunity to connect with other learners.
Course duration: Equivalent to one-day course
Learner effort: 2 x 3 hour sessions over one week
CPD Points: 7
AHRI Members: $545.00
Non-member: $695.00
Enquiries: 1300 811 880 /

Corporate in-house training

Contact a member of AHRI’s organisation support team to discuss in-house delivery and/or customisation of this course according to your organisation’s needs.

Tel: 1300 811 880