Course description

The Level 1 Award in Workers’ Rights and Labour Exploitation has been developed to raise awareness of the basic employment rights provided by UK law. You will gain an understanding of the job application process and how to spot if an advertisement is genuine or not. You will also gain the tools to enable you to understand whether or not you, or a colleague, are being exploited and the process for how this should be reported. This qualification has been designed in conjunction with the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority.

What can this course lead to?

You can progress onto: Community Organising (Level 2).

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 20 October 2022 - 21 October 2022

  • Thursday 20 Oct 2022 to Friday 21 Oct 2022

Session dates for 17 April 2023 - 18 April 2023

  • Monday 17 Apr 2023 to Tuesday 18 Apr 2023

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £17.50. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.