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Level 1 Award in Workers' Rights and Labour Exploitation

Course Overview

Workers' rights cover a wide range of human rights, from the right to decent work to equal opportunities and protection against discrimination. In the workplace, these rights can include health and safety, the right to privacy at work, and more.

Our Level 1 Award in Workers' Rights and Labour Exploitation is ideal for those looking to improve their knowledge of workers’ rights and gain skills needed to help spot the signs of labour exploitation, either for personal or professional reasons.

This course covers a range of topics including the many aspects of exploitation and rights in the workplace, legal definitions, common misconceptions, acting upon suspicions of exploitation and who to go to for help.

Key Information

Course Length
10 hours

Course Level
Level 1

Awarding Body
Skills and Education Group

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 1 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

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  • Section 1: Finding a job
  • Develop knowledge of how to identify and showcase strengths in a CV when searching for employment.

  • Section 2: Finding job adverts
  • Explore the different areas and branches of media that can be utilised when searching for a job.

  • Section 3: Understand job adverts
  • Identify key facts needed to be understood when searching for employment, including the types of information needed to begin a search, and to provide to potential employers, whether upfront costs are to be paid, and the methods of application.

  • Section 4: Genuine and bogus adverts
  • Identify the signs that a job advertisement is, or is not, genuine, including common types of search scams, phishing scams, fake job sites, and how to stay safe.

  • Section 5: Types of employment status
  • Develop knowledge of the different types of employment status. Understand where to find information regarding own employment status, as well as be able to spot the characteristics of each employment status and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

  • Section 6: Employment types
  • Explore how employment rights may differ depending on the type of work being employed for, age, length of time with the employer and employment contract.

  • Section 7: Employment rights
  • Develop an understanding of the basic employment and statutory rights possessed by workers.

  • Section 8: Pay and salary
  • Gain in-depth insight into the key information enclosed on a payslip that is important to be able to recognise.

  • Section 9: What is exploitation and who is at greater risk of being exploited?
  • Explore the definition of exploitation, and the different types of exploitation that exist in the workplace. Also, understand how to identify the sectors of society that are more vulnerable to exploitation and how to identify when it occurs.

  • Section 10: Organisations that support victims and help to prevent labour exploitation.
  • Gain an in-depth view of where to find more information on labour exploitation and who to contact if it is suspected, or someone they know, are being exploited.

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