Award in Employment Law

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The Award in Employment Law enables learners to gain knowledge and awareness of various laws, regulations, ethical standardsand legal principles that govern employment, including the dynamics between employers and employees. It covers topics such as human rights, employer rights, employee rights, employment contracts, legal obligations during employment and termination procedures.

Learners will learn how to:

  • Critically identify, evaluate, and examine various local, European and international legislations governing employment.
  • Reflect on the ethical and legal considerations required when designing a job, including selection criteria and additional organisational requirements such as drug tests and interview questions.
  • Examine and evaluate various types of employment contracts, including full-time, part-time, and others.
  • Critically assess and analyse the repercussions of failing to comply with employment laws and regulations in human resources.
  • Understand terms of employment contracts and worker repercussions for contract violations.
  • Reflect on workplace equal opportunity importance and relevant laws.

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

Accrediting Body

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the programme, candidates must hold any one of the following requirements:

  • Diploma pegged at MQF Level 4 or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Matriculation certificate with at least 2 A-levels and 3 Intermediates
  • Matsec certificates with 4 passes at Grade 5 or better
  • Relevant work experience

Non-native English speakers must also have an English qualification such as CEFR or IELTS 5.5.

To determine your eligibility, at CMBS, we assess many factors including your education, career progression, and leadership and entrepreneurship qualities. If you do not meet the standard entry requirements and are adequately prepared to succeed in this programme, we welcome and encourage you to contact us for an interview.

Mode of Assessment

The Award in Employment Law shall be assessed through the use of an assignment.

Who is this course for?

The Award in Employment Law is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to work or are already working in the hr field.




The Award in Employment Law will be delivered in English.



Key Info


2 Months


Jan 2025



Full Price (EU Students)

Up to €697 refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme.

Have questions?

Email us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or call on +356 9912 1110 to learn more.

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