Labour Relations Online Short Course - Academy of York

Labour Relations Online Short Course

Course Overview

3 months (maximum time given 6 months)
7-10 hours per week (approx.)
Once off fee: R4,150
Payment Plan: R700 upfront & R350 over 13 months


Accreditation: SABPP and NQF aligned

Sound Labour Relations is vitally important to many industries in South Africa, making an understanding of labour procedures fundamental to business today.

Labour Relations is defined as ‘’The collective relations between the management of an organization and its employees or employees’ representatives’. Learning how to understand and manage this dynamic relationship underpins many HR related functions.

This practical 9 week course will give you the working knowledge necessary to understand modern labour relations, how to manage strikes and lock outs, conduct a disciplinary hearing and understand grievance procedures.

Upon successful completion, students will gain an understanding of the different areas of labour disputes that are considered important to the effective practice of Labour Relations today.

Through practical exercises, case studies and lectures, students are taught how to manage and understand the implications and outcomes of the Labour Relations framework.


Section 1: Employee grievances
Section 2: Grievance procedures in practice
Section 3: Conduct a disciplinary hearing
Section 4: Practical application of disciplinary procedures
Section 5: Representing employees at disciplinary hearings
Section 6: Chairing a disciplinary hearing
Section 7: Laws of evidence and witnesses
Section 8: Labour productivity effectiveness
Section 9: Labour productivity

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment, and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

sabpp-logo2This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.


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Meet your Lecturer

Cecilia Cronje
Cecilia Cronje
Masters in Ed. Psychology, CTT Evaluator and HR & Labour Relations Practitioner (SABPP)


What our students say about us

Success Stories‘’Online has been a different experience to the traditional correspondence I am used to. It is a faster paced environment but the AOY online portal is user friendly, easy to navigate and super-efficient. Also the assignment submissions are very basic to submit. It saves a lot of time and money by enabling me to directly upload to the portal instead of going and posting etc. All in all, I think, online is definitely the way of learning in the future.’’Candice Thompson

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