Human Resource Management Courses

Do you like to resolve problems? Do enjoy dealing with other people? If you answered yes to these questions, then Human Resource Management is the course for you!

We Offer The Following Accredited HR Management Courses:

National Qualification Courses

Human Resource Management N4

This course will teach you the basics of Human Resources. It will give you a wide range of skills from Entrepreneurship to Management Communication. It will teach you how to work with a company’s best asset: its people.

Human Resource Management N5

The N5 Human Resource Management Course will teach you to coach, manage and bring out the best in the people who work at your company. This course adds subjects like Personnel Training and Labour Relations.

Human Resource Management N6

The N6 Human Resource Management Course is the final course in the Human Resource Management Programme. Once you complete this course and get the needed practical experience, you will receive your National Diploma.

Human Resource Management Courses

Short Course in Human Resource Management

The short course in human resource management is made up of two subjects and can be completed within  4 months.

Certificate in Human Resource Management

 This standard human resource management course is made up of four subjects and can be completed within 8 months.

Comprehensive Certificate in Human Resource Management

This advanced course covers all areas of human resource management and can be completed within 12 months.


What is Human Resource Management?

To put it simply, Human Resource Management takes care of a company’s employees. Doing this means that a company will be successful. Human Resource Management is involved in many different things such as the hiring of new staff, solving disputes between employees, solving disputes between employees and management, training the staff, payroll and much more.


Is Human Resource Management Important?

The staff of a company is the most valuable part of any company, and this is what Human Resource Management deals with. If a company has unhappy staff, then the company will not do well. Keeping staff happy and satisfied with their jobs and the company is part of Human Resources Management.

Human Resources also works with salaries, solves any problems the staff have with the company and with each other. Other parts of Human Resources Management is Training which deals with the development of employees and Recruitment which is all about finding the right people for the job. Finding the right employees means that the company will prosper.

What do I Learn in a Human Resource Management Course?

You will learn many useful and very important skills in this course. You will study topics such as Business Communication, Industrial Psychology, and General Management. Other topics you will study include Business Ethics, Basic Accounting, Microeconomics, Training Management and Project Management. This may sound like a lot to take in and very different kinds of topics but these are all skills that you will need as a Human Resource Manager.

What are the Benefits of Studying Human Resource Management and What Kinds of Jobs Could I be Looking at?

According to PayScale, the average yearly salary for some Human Resources jobs are:

  • Placement Specialist: R206 000
  • Executive Recruiter: R305 000
  • Labour Relations Manager: R414 000
  • Human Resources Consultant: R242 000
  • Training and Development Manager: R445 000
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager: R756 000
  • Human Resources Manager: R342 000
  • Human Resources Director: R860 000
  • Chief Human Resources Officer: R1 377 000

These numbers are correct at the time of writing this article.

The high salaries listed above show you how important Human Resource Management is to any company.

I’m too Busy to Attend Classes. What can I do?

Fortunately, there are many places where you can do short courses, full-time degrees or even part-time courses through distance learning. You will need to think about what you hope to get out of your course because that will help you decide what kind of course is best for you.

What Kinds of Courses are Available?

Skills Academy offers the N4, N5 and N6 Human Resource Management courses. These three courses form part of a National Diploma. Skills Academy also has two-, six- and eight-month courses for you to choose from. Many other companies also offer various courses you could do.


What is the Difference Between an Accredited Course and a Non-accredited Course?

To put it simply: An accredited course gives you a recognised qualification while a non-accredited doesn’t. This doesn’t make one better, however. A non-accredited course will show your employers that you are serious and it shows that you have the skills. Non-accredited courses are also cheaper and you usually don’t need a matric certificate to register for them. Either one is a good choice. You just need to decide for yourself which one you want to do.



Last Updated: October 08, 2019

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