COURSE BACKGROUND

Students enrolling for the Human Resource Management (N4-N6) are exposed to the four main areas of Human Resources, namely, the provision of manpower, maintenance and utilisation of staff and staff development. The course also offers the students the opportunity to do an in-depth study into labour relations. Once you complete this programme you will be able to apply knowledge, skills and relevant communication skills for application in writing and verbal communication in practice of personnel management. Such skills include motivation, group dynamics, leadership skills and information systems as applicable in the management of human resources and in the presentation of information in activities relevant to human resource management.

Human Resources Management is devoted to acquiring, developing, utilizing, and maintaining an effective workforce.

Duration

Each level takes 6 Months full time to complete (total of 18 months to complete the theory) and then 18 months practical in industry. Generally it takes 3 years to qualify for a National Diploma.

Description

Students complete three certificates (N4-N6) and 18 months of in-service training, at the end of which a National Diploma in Human Resource Management is awarded if the student meets all the relevant criteria.

First Year

First Semester: N4

First Year

Second Semester: N5
Personnel Management

Personnel Management gives the student a good background of the personnel functions, starting with recruitment and selection right through to performance appraisal, remuneration, job evaluation, etc. – to the point where the employment contract ends. It also deals with issues such as motivation, leadership, management and communication.

Management Communication

Studies the different disciplines of communication, motivation and self image as tools in the organisation. Practical activities are included, especially the writing of business communication documents. This subject also studies the theory behind advertising, the communication tool for marketing, with emphasis on the role it plays in marketing strategies of an organisation.

Computer Practice

Provides students with skills to perform basic computer functions. The subject field covers Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and basic Internet and Email functionality.

Entrepreneurship and Business Management

Entrepreneurship and Business Management studies the different aspects of starting your own business. It provides basic knowledge of how to draw up a business plan and all the necessary aspects needed for a business plan.

Personnel Management

Personnel Management gives the student a good background of the personnel functions, starting with recruitment and selection right through to performance appraisal, remuneration, job evaluation, etc. – to the point where the employment contract ends. It also deals with issues such as motivation, leadership, management and communication.

Personnel Training

Without a well-trained staff, an organisation will certainly under perform. Personnel Training moulds the student with a sound background on training adults in the workplace as well as the necessary training and facilitation skills. It also provides a framework for assessing training needs.

Computer Practice

Provides students with skills to perform basic computer functions. The subject field covers Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and basic Internet and Email functionality.

Labour Relations

Labour Relations focuses on monitoring good relationships at the workplace by keeping it free from conflict and dispute through sound communication and providing a framework/system for dealing with various issues. The subject initially gives the student a background of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour Relations Act, while the latter part of the subject deals with trade union issues as well as the problematic areas of disciplinary hearings, disputes, strikes and negotiations.

Second Year

First Semester: N6
Personnel Management

Personnel Management gives the student a good background of the personnel functions, starting with recruitment and selection right through to performance appraisal, remuneration, job evaluation, etc. – to the point where the employment contract ends. It also deals with issues such as motivation, leadership, management and communication.

Personnel Training

Without a well-trained staff, an organisation will certainly under perform. Personnel Training moulds the student with a sound background on training adults in the workplace as well as the necessary training and facilitation skills. It also provides a framework for assessing training needs.

Computer Practice

Provides students with skills to perform basic computer functions. The subject field covers Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and basic Internet and Email functionality.

Labour Relations

Labour Relations focuses on monitoring good relationships at the workplace by keeping it free from conflict and dispute through sound communication and providing a framework/system for dealing with various issues. The subject initially gives the student a background of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Labour Relations Act, while the latter part of the subject deals with trade union issues as well as the problematic areas of disciplinary hearings, disputes, strikes and negotiations.

Many career opportunities that exist in various fields. Graduates will be equipped to join Human Resource management departments, present in most medium to large organizations, and can specialize as recruitment officers, consultants, labor relations personnel, etc.

 

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

The National Diploma in Human Resources Management is made up of the following courses which are done over a period of 18 months.

N4  60 Credits
N5  60 Credits
N6  60 Credits
Total  180 Credits
Duration  18 Months
Registration Fee  R350.00
Deposit Fee  R950.00
Monthly Fee  R850.00 (18 Months)
Course Fee  R16600.00

NB: Deposit And Registration Fees Are Non-Refundable.

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