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Business Law at QLS Level 4

Business Law at QLS Level 4
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£389.00

This course is available in Paper format.

Develop a wide range of knowledge of Business Law in the comfort of your own home. This distance learning Business Law course can be studied in your own time and at your own pace.

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Introduction

Business Law at QLS Level 4

Course code: CFP05

Delivery method: Paper Based

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 4

  • Identify the principles of English Law and how the English Legal system operates
  • Discover the sources of law, the roles of different courts, and the different personnel that work in the legal system
  • Understand the different types of business structure and their benefits
  • Become fully confident in your understanding of business law and how it relates to consumers and business owners

Content

Unit 1: The English Legal System

  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Sources of law
  • Common law and equity
  • Courts of law
  • Tribunals and appeals
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal personnel
  • Precedent and rules of interpretation

Unit 2: Company Law

  • What is a business?
  • Types of business
  • Shares and shareholders
  • Directors
  • Meetings and company records
  • Financial difficulties
  • Types of liquidation

Unit 3: The Law of Contract

  • Terminology
  • Contract formalities
  • Contractual terms
  • Unfair terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999
  • Discharge of contract

Unit 4: The Law of Tort

  • Negligence
  • The duty of care
  • Causation
  • Other torts
  • Defences
  • Remedies

Unit 5: Employment Law

  • Sources of law
  • Employment tribunals
  • ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
  • Employment status
  • Workers
  • Terminology
  • Discrimination
  • Data Protection Act

Unit 6: European Law

  • Key treaties
  • Institutions of the European Union
  • Sources of European Law
  • Supremacy of European Law
  • Direct effect
  • Emanation of the state
  • Liability of the state
  • The internal mark

Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

 

 

 

 

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.