Human Resource Management Diploma Level 4

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human resources level 4

To ensure a business is successful it must have a competent HR department. This Human Resources courses teaches you to make the best use of your employees via a range of activities aiming to help you achieve a thriving business.

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About this Course

To aid business success your HR department must function well. This Human Resources Management course will teach you how to ensure this transpires.

Study Time:120 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Paper or Online
Entry Requirements:None Specific

Course Introduction 

Administration and operations were originally the two main role areas of HR. The strategic planning component was introduced later and really came into play as a result of companies realising it was essential to consider HR needs in goals and strategies. HR directors are common place on company executive teams. Numbers and types of employees and the evolution of compensation systems are among elements in the planning role. Various factors affect Human Resource planning, such as organisational structure, growth, business location, expansion etc.

This Human Resources Management covers a number of modules that explain the main expectations and responsibility of a Human Resources Manager.


This course comes to you as a paper course pack which you can work through in your own time. By reading through the lessons on the course and with the help of a personal tutor you will be able to learn all of the necessary knowledge required to tackle the tutor marked assignments that are used to assess the course. Alternatively, you can study for this course online to save some money on your course and study through the internet with the materials available 24/7 on any computer or smart device.

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Module 1: Management and the Role of the HR Department

Module 2: Employee Planning, Recruitment & Selection

Module 3: Contract of Employment and Employee Induction

Module 4: Managing Performance and Employee Appraisal

Module 5: Workplace Learning and Employee Development

Module 6: Managing People and Developing Relations

Module 7: Employee Retention and Commitment

Module 8: Employee Absence and Well-being

Module 9: Employee Discipline and Grievance

Module 10: Termination of Employment


To pass this course learners must complete a number of assignments. These are completed after navigating through the lessons which are sent to students and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.


A tutor will be able for support via post or e-mail, with our student support team also on hand to help with any queries you may have. Assignments must be submitted to your tutor through email and these are then marked as soon as possible.

Quality Licence Scheme

Quality Licence Scheme Certification

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the level shown against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group’s knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


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