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Human Resource Management Courses

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  • Learn job-relevant HR management skills by completing your course in your own time at home.
  • Choose whether you want to study towards a short learning programme or an accredited national qualification in HR.
  • Contact a tutor for academic support whenever you get stuck with your coursework or whenever you need help with an assignment.
  • Choose whether you want to pay your course fees upfront or in monthly instalments.

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  • You can complete your course from the comfort of your own home.
  • You can ask an industry-expert tutor for help if you get stuck with your coursework.
  • You will gain valuable skills in human resource management.
  • You will be able to choose whether you want to pay your course fees upfront or in monthly instalments.

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Short Learning Programmes

By studying one of our Human Resource (HR) Management courses, you can acquire valuable knowledge and skills in labour relations, communication, personnel training and personnel management.

These non-accredited skills courses introduce you to various aspects of HR, and equip you with a range of the skills you need to work in an HR environment.

Short Learning Programmes (Endorsed by the IIE)

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National Qualifications (N4-N6) Leading To Diplomas

These N4 – N6 courses are registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and are aligned with workplace needs. As such, they lead to formal qualifications, and are designed to prepare you for a successful career in HR administration or HR management. If you have completed your N6 level and can provide evidence of 18 months of relevant practical experience, you may be eligible to apply for – and receive – a National Diploma.

National Certificate: N4 Human Resource Management
National Certificate: N5 Human Resource Management
  • Accredited by: QCTO
  • SAQA ID: 66953
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Requirements: N4 Human Resource Management
National Certificate: N6 Human Resource Management
  • Accredited by: QCTO
  • SAQA ID: 66997
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Requirements: N5 Human Resource Management

What Is Human Resource Management?

Human resource management (HRM) is the process of managing an organisation’s employees in a strategic manner to optimise their performance and productivity. As such, human resource management involves developing and implementing various systems, policies and procedures relating to:

  • Employee recruitment and retention
  • Employee training
  • Professional development
  • Performance management
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Labour law compliance
  • Workplace safety

Effective human resource management plays an important role in making sure that an organisation’s staff members have the right skills and characteristics to contribute successfully towards the achievement of the organisation’s goals.

What Does A Human Resource Manager Do?

An HR manager is responsible for a variety of duties in relation to the human resources function within an organisation. His or her precise duties and responsibilities will depend on the size and structure of the organisation, as well as on his or her level of seniority within the organisation.

The general duties of an HR manager may include:

  • Participating in the recruitment of new employees.
  • Planning induction programmes for new employees.
  • Identifying training needs and arranging for employees to go on relevant training courses.
  • Overseeing the performance review process.
  • Reviewing and implementing compensation and benefits policies.
  • Developing and implementing disciplinary codes and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Mediating disputes that arise in the workplace.
  • Supervising junior HR staff members.

What Skills Do You Need To Work As A HR Manager?

To pursue a career in human resource management, you will need the following skills and characteristics:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Motivational skills
  • An approachable manner
  • Organisational skills

In addition to these skills, you will need the right training. Human resource management training courses should give you a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required for working in this field.

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