Human resources represent the very lifeblood that keeps every business and organisation at every level alive and functional. Across both private and public sectors, even in the instances of non-profit organisations, it is fundamentally impossible for progress to be made without the appropriately strong and skilled workforce at the heart of the cause. The strength, deployment and management of any given workforce will always play a key role in contributing to overall success or otherwise. Charged with the responsibility of recruiting, monitoring and managing all key human resources, the HR manager’s importance to the contemporary business is quite incomparable.
Diploma Human Resources Online, represents the perfect study package for those looking to begin or advance existing careers in high-level HR. Professional HR skills and competencies are in particularly high demand on a global basis – those with the appropriate backgrounds enjoying quite spectacular career prospects. With no specific formal knowledge or training required, this 11-unit course gradually guides candidates through every important element and core HR concept from a modern business perspective.
Following a broad introduction to HR and its contemporary purpose/value, candidates are introduced to the professional recruitment process and the maintenance of effective employee relations. Course content continues into appraisals, training and development, equal opportunities, health and safety in the workplace, dealing with grievances and handling challenging situations.
Human Resource Diploma Online,consists of the following 11 Units:
Unit 1 - Introduction to Human Resource Management
In the first course unit, candidates are introduced to the concept of human resource management from a contemporary business perspective, exploring what it is that the HR manager does, why it matters and how it fits in with the modern business framework. The importance of the HR code of ethics is also discussed in-depth.
Unit 2 - Recruitment and Selection
Course content in the second unit moves onto recruitment and selection, guiding candidates through each important step of the recruitment process. Topics covered include searching for employees, the interview process, shortlisting and selecting the appropriate candidates and effective screening techniques.
Unit 3 - Employee Relations
The importance of building and maintaining workable employee relations forms the core focus of Unit 3, which brings trade unions and key policy areas into discussion. Candidates explore the concept and scope of industrial relations, the most important elements of employee relations and how to deal with unions and associations.
Unit 4 - Appraising Employees
Performance appraisal enters the discussion in Unit 4. Course content covers why it is that employee appraisals are carried out, the primary benefits of professional appraisals, a variety of appraisal methods/techniques, potential appraisal problems and how such processes fit in with overall career develop.
Unit 5 - Staff Training and Development
The core focus of Unit 5 is training and development of employees, incorporating an investigation of key employee training areas, assessing the cost-effectiveness of training and development programs and the value of effective training for the business as a whole.
Unit 6 - Managing Performance
The monitoring and management of employee performance represent the core topics of Unit 6, in which candidates explore succession planning and career development in-depth. The concept of the career-development interview is also introduced, along with the role and value of employee performance counselling.
Unit 7 - Rewarding Employees
A variety of approaches to and effects of employee rewards are introduced in Unit 7, which focuses broadly on the various different types of rewards and incentives. Candidates are guided through merit pay, stock options, profit sharing, competence related pay and several other effective reward strategies.
Unit 8 - Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Diversity management and equal opportunities in the workplace form the primary themes of Unit 8, in which candidates explore the concepts of workplace discrimination, disability requirements and the diversity-management obligations of the contemporary business.
Unit 9 - Health, Safety and Welfare
Health and safety in the workplace enters the conversation in Unit 9. Candidates investigate contemporary health and safety law and legislation, the management of workplace health and safety, risk assessment, the implementation of health and safety audits, health programs and the management of stress and employee welfare in general.
Unit 10 - Managing Absence and Attendance
The tenth course unit shifts focus to attendance and absence management, incorporating a broad overview of the various causes of absence along with the true cost of absenteeism to the modern business. Candidates explore a variety of approaches to dealing with absence, along with the appropriate use of disciplinary procedures.
Unit 11 - Employee Grievance, Discipline and Dismissal
In the final course unit, candidates are provided with an intensive outline of common employee grievances, disciplinary matters and professional dismissal proceedings. Content covers the causes and effects of grievances, implementation of professional investigations and the implications of redundancy for both employees and the business as a whole.
Paying in Installments: £560 (interest FREE Installments)
No of Installments: 12
Each Installment: £38
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £460
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by BOLC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
What is ABC Awards?
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Our highest-level HR qualification can help candidates on the way to an outstanding career. Roles in HR and salaries vary significantly, with posts in recruitment, team leadership, training and development, payroll and many more besides. Salaries tend to begin around the £17,000 mark though can quickly progress beyond £30,000 and even £50,000.
260 Hours Approx.
No Entry Requirements
I always knew I wanted to be a team leader, but it wasn’t until I studied with BOLC that I realised just how much it meant to me. The course was just plain excellent and really helped me climb higher than I otherwise would have.
“The course I took turned out to be just the thing to help me secure a promotion. I’m still with the same company, but now I actually look forward to going to work every day, rather than dreading Monday mornings!” – Francis Newman, Recruitment Coordinator