DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • NQF: 6
  • SAQA ID: 96400
  • Credits: 360

COURSE OVERVIEW

The purpose of this programme is to enable learners who have completed the Certificate Level to gain in-depth knowledge of the Human Resource Management (HRM) field. The Human Resource function focuses on staff development, staff policies and procedures and staff wellness programmes. The course is designed to help students become competent in the application of theories and principles and concepts in their day to day work environment. They will become familiar with the Employment Equity Act, The Labour Relations Act and an understanding of their constitutional rights of employees.

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • NQF level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is considered on merit
    and circumstances

Career Fields

Human Resource Assistant
Assistant to Training Manager
Junior Human Resource Manager
Assistant to Human Resource and Development Training Manager
Assistant to Labour Relations Officer
Certification & Examination Authority

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Berea College of Technology Diploma in Human Resource Management. All Examinations are set and administered by Berea College of Technology.

Duration and Work-Integrated Learning
  • 3 years full-time or 4 years part-time
  • This 3 or 4 years includes 200 hours to be completed within 3 months
Study Materials
  • A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campus
  • Electronic copies of the study guides are available on the Student Portal
Pricing

Enquire at Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.

Additional Costs

Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

1st Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
101
Human Resource Management
101
Labour Relations
101
Business Management
101
Communication
101
End-User Computing
101
2nd Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
201
Human Resource Management
201
Labour Relations
201
Organisational Behaviour
101
3rd Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
301
Human Resource Management
301
Labour Relations
301
Principles of Law
101
Work-Based Learning
301
1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
102
Human Resource Management
102
Labour Relations
102
Business Management
102
Communication
102
End-User Computing
102
2nd Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
202
Human Resource Management
202
Labour Relations
202
Organisational Behaviour
102
3rd Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Human Resource Development
302
Human Resource Management
302
Labour Relations
302
Principles of Law
102
Work-Based Learning
302
Articulation
  • Students can further their studies both horizontally and vertically
  • Credits obtained can be used to study at our institution or other institutions subject to the admission requirements of that institution
  • Credits obtained can also be used as evidence for RPL for entrance into other qualifications
Student Support Services
  • Job readiness skills
  • CV writing, interview training and workshops
  • Campus Counsellor
  • Work-integrated learning, internships and post-graduate employment
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)

The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.