Award in Workplace Ethics
Let's Explore those Rights and Wrongs


Training Course: WE02 - Award in Workplace Ethics - Let's Explore those Rights and Wrongs

Course Description: This award encourages the participants to reflect on values, behaviours, rights, and obligations in the workplace. It is aimed at improving on learners’ life skills and as professional development which can be included in a cv, to increase employability.

EQF/ MQF Level: Level 2                                                       ECTS per course: 1

Mode of Delivery: Traditional/ Face to Face                        Total Hours: 25 hours

Mode of Attendance: Part Time                                           Language: English    

Programme Duration: 1 Week

Target Audience: 16-18, 25+,

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Target Group: This course is aimed at leaners 16+, it can however be taken by any candidate wishing to improve one’s professional look. It is particularly aimed at students, the unemployed and those looking for better skills to improve their chances of employability.

Accreditation Category: Further Education Programme

Accredited by: Malta Further & Higher Education Authority. (MFHEA).

Course Structure:


1. Reflect on awareness of their values.

2. Identify motivational behavioural.

3. Evaluate the meaning of values.

4. Recognise one's habits whilst learning to distinguish between good and bad habits.

5. List rights and obligations in the workplace.

6. Describe the terms honesty and trustworthiness.


7. Evaluate their ethical behaviour.

8. Demonstrate a commitment to themselves and their job.

9. Employ behaviour that promotes taking responsibility for yourself.


10. Describe why good ethics is important.

11. Understand the key aspects of good ethics.

12. Practice moral decision making.

 Entry Requirements: Have a basic secondary education /school leaving certificate. Be able to communicate both orally and in writing in English.

Outline of Course: The focus of this module is on improving one's employability by improving self- awareness of one's values and analysing behaviour that leads to moral decision making skills. Together with other soft skill courses offered, it aims to show. Students how employers consider more than one's academic results, and that these are not the sole factor on which getting a job depends. Tools will be provided, and concepts explored to introduce learners to methods of ethical behaviour in the workplace.


1. Use analytical skills to understand the key factors of why people do wrong.

2. Explain the obstacles to making good decisions.


3. Explore the steps to achieving motivation through good workplace ethics.

4. Outline their obligations and rights in the workplace.

5. Give examples of how they can adopt responsible behaviour in the workplace.

6. Define the significance of ethics in the workplace.


Applying knowledge and understanding

The learner will be able to:

7. Employ the seven steps to good decision making.

8. Analyse the key factors of why people do wrong.

9. Make good judgements to be able to make good decisions in the workplace.

 Judgment Skills and Critical Abilities

The learner will be able to:

1. Rely on their good judgment while evaluating own performance.

2. Describe one action you would undertake to improve your value and ethical decision making. 

 Module-Specific Communication Skills

The learner will be able to:

a) Select the right channels of communication to use it more effectively with others especially employers, colleagues, and customers. 

 Module-Specific Learner Skills

The learner will be able to:

a) Use self-reflection as a tool to increase awareness of strengths 

and weaknesses in evaluating values and behaviours.

b) Demonstrate better decision making through reflection.

 Module-Specific Digital Skills and Competences

The learner will be able to:

a)    Search online for motivational videos.

 Learning Outcome 1: Outcome Type – Skill

Select and apply appropriate methods of communication. Use the right jargon to explain self awareness and ethical behaviour.

 Learning Outcome 2: Outcome Type – Knowledge

Be aware of the benefits of being more self-reflective. Recognise their strengths and weaknesses and how they can improve where necessary. Demonstrate better decision making through reflection.

Assessment: The assessment for this Award consists of two parts:
1) For the formative assessment participants will be assessed on the compilation of a reflective action plan, their participation in class, in group work and in role-play sessions.
2) For the summative assessment participants will be assessed via a multiple-choice test.
The maximum mark for the course is set at 100% and to be awarded a certificate, students will be required to achieve a minimum aggregate of 50% of the maximum mark.

Hours of Total Learning – 25:

Total Contact Hours: 10

Self-Study Hours: 10

Supervised Placement and Practice Hours: 3

Assessment Hours: 2

Course Fee: €150 per person (min 6 persons).

Date of Next Intake: January 2024

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