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Additional Basic Employment Law course 23 October

Due to unprecedented demand, the Black Country Skills Factory has confirmed an additional date for the accredited leadership and management course, Basic Employment Law, taking place at the National Metal Forming Centre on Friday 23 October

The course which is aimed at operational leaders (supervisors/managers) in manufacturing supply chain companies will provide an overview of the important elements of employment law, as well as practical guidance on how to tackle issues that may arise in the workplace.

Course Content

Who should attend: Operational managers and/or leaders within the manufacturing environment.

Course structure (e.g. type of delivery, classroom, practical, simulated etc.): Class room and practical.

Benefits of attending: by the end of the course delegates will be able to understand:

•The key principles of employment law and apply them in the workplace.
•The key aspects of employment contracts and the different types of contract.
•The basic disciplinary and grievance issues within the workplace 
•The key employment rights of employees

Key topics:

•Equal opportunities and discrimination
•Contracts of employment and employment rights
•Employees rights – including part-time workers, maternity leave, whistle blowers protection
•How to handle discipline, grievances and dismissal

What previous delegates thought about the course delivered in April 2015:

"Things are not always clear-cut or common sense – the course changed my ideas of what is legal”.

"Very interesting and informative. A really good day well spent”.

"It is relevant for anybody with employees and a great first insight in employment law”.

Course information and booking

Course information: full course information is available to download here.

Course costs: £160 per person per course.

Course booking: Call 01384 471163 or e-mail  

Dates for your diary…

The next courses in the leadership and management programme are:

• Time Management9 Oct 2015
• Basic Employment Law23 Oct 2015 
• Developing & Coaching Staff4 Nov 2015
• Appraisal & Performance Management16 Dec 2015
• Material Planning & Production ControlJan 2016 (date to be finalised)

Bookings and enquiries can be made by clicking on course titles (above) and registering your interest directly through the Skills Factory website.

For an informal discussion on any of the above courses please call Colin Parker on 07944 268709 or e-mail

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