- Full Time
- 2 years
The Human Resource function focuses on staff development, staff policies and procedures and staff wellness programmes in order to provide a comfortable and happy environment where staff can thrive and help the organisation achieve its goals and objectives. Human Resource Managers and Practitioners serve as a critical link between management and staffand are dubbed as the ‘voice of the staff.’ The course provides a holistic understanding of the business environment, and covers an introduction to personnel management, marketing management, communications, entrepreneurship and business management, labour relations and payroll.
How this Course will help you in your career
With this course you will become skilled in Human Resources Managementand receive a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management.
Any of the following certificates will be accepted at registration:
- Grade 12/ N3 Certificate/NCV
- National Senior Certificate
- Level 4 Certificate/ABET Level 4 Certificate
Electronic textbooks are free at Berea Technical College. Printed textbooks are available at a small fee. Simply enquire on registration for more details.
This is a two-year full-time course, with 18-months Work Integrated Learning (WIL).
Full-time weekday classes
All National Certificates and National N Diplomas are issued by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
As a Human Resource Manager, you can be employed in the following areas of HR:
- Human Resources
- Training and Development
- Employment Relations/Recruitment
- Induction/New Staff Liaison
Our Saturday classes run by qualified lecturers will assist you with extra support throughout your course.
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)
The Centre for Student Relations consists of a team of online professional advisers who will provide additional academic support if you struggling, and will also help you adjust to college life; cope with the new environment and study pace and make your academic journey a successful and enjoyable experience.
On successful completion, you will receive a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management. You may also further your studies at a University of Technology. You will require a 50% pass in each subject.
Work Integrated Learning, Internships and Employment
Our Student Support Services Department offers a variety of services to assist you on your journey to employment. It is committed to grooming our students for employment, with job readiness skills, CV writing, interview training and workshops – with the goal of providing ongoing support and assistance to our student population. In addition, our vast industry networks and partnerships will help link students to companies that are seeking specific skills.
In 2017, Berea Technical College launched the 100% Graduate Employment Programme(GEP) as a CSI initiative to help address the high percentage of unemployed youth in the country. The programme aims to assist our students to secure the necessary Work Integrated Learning (WIL) hours and internship in order to receive their qualification and enter the job market.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS,DURATION AND NOTES
All national certificates and national ‘N’ diplomas are issued by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
(Introduction N4-N4) National Senior Certificate/Grade 12/N3 Certificate/NCV Level 4 Certificate/ABET Level 4 Certificate.
Successful completion will allow learners to articulate to most UOTs with a proviso that they obtain at least 50% in each subject.
The minimum duration for Theoretical Studies is two years and 18 months’ work integrated learning to satisfy the requirements of the National ‘N’ Diploma.