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Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations
Work towards fairer workplace conditions for all
Study employment law, institutional practices and strategies, dispute resolution, managing equity and diversity, workplace health and safety, and rewards and performance. Career options in HR, policy development, consulting, and for unions
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- Demonstrate a contemporary understanding of existing and emerging ER issues, processes, legal frameworks and strategic approaches in diverse organisational contexts.
- Demonstrate the ability to obtain and analyse data relevant to ER issues in evolving organisational contexts.
- Demonstrate the ability to exercise judgement under supervision to recommend appropriate solutions for evolving ER tasks in diverse contexts and to diverse audiences.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyse and evaluate relevant ethical, legal and social considerations in an impartial way for routine and evolving ER issues.
- Demonstrate the ability to justify, interpret and communicate diverse ER ideas in a broad set of personal and group contexts.
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Demonstrate the ability to apply a broad and coherent knowledge of foundational and contemporary ER theories, concepts, practical principles and processes in diverse local and international contexts.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply ER knowledge and skills with creativity and initiative to new situations and in professional practice.
Hold any Bachelor degree (or higher) from a recognised University (or other tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale)
Work and Life
Have a minimum of five years equivalent full-time professional work experience in a relevant field.
have a combination of alternative admission criteria such as formal, informal and non-formal learning deemed to be equivalent to either of the above.
English Proficiency Requirements
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
English test results must be no more than two years old.
The Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations will articulate into the Master of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. Students will be awarded credit towards the Masters degree.
Credit may be awarded for study undertaken at another tertiary institution and students are encouraged to contact the Course Convenor for further information.
This degree is designed to enable those without formal academic qualifications in Employment Relations to gain knowledge and skills in the area. Students may already be working in a job in the field or may be seeking to move into such a position. There is a significant practical Australian content to some courses within these programs.
In the Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations, you will develop a sound understanding of key issues around formulating and implementing employment relations policies in dynamic environments.
Recommended Study Pattern
Students commencing in Session 2 are advised to enrol in EHR712 (not EHR713).
To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Employment Relations students must complete four subjects.
The maximum period for completing this program is 2 years.
When you have completed your final session of study, OUA students should notify Griffith University of their intention to graduate with the award of Graduate Certificate of Employment Relations. Please contact Griffith Student Connect OUA.firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes in 2022:
EHR708 - The Future of Work has replaced EHR710 - Australian Employment Relations in the structure.
All students should have already completed EHR710 or the OR option of EHR716, but if they haven't and have started in this program prior to 2022 they will need to complete EHR708 instead.
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