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Course Outline

Human Resource Management will enable you to build on your existing knowledge of human resources management with a level 5 qualification which will enable you to advance your career in HR. You’ll gain an understanding of the environment and contexts within which HR practitioners, management and workers interact, and become familiar with current research on approaches to HR, helping you to become an effective manager human resource management and development in as well as an HR practitioner.


  1. Employment Law and Industrial Relations
  2. Employee Training and Development
  3. Interpersonal Relations and Communications in an organization
  4. Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management
  5. Human Resource Management Information Systems Management Skills

Qualification Objective Assessment

The HRM Level 5 is a higher qualification in HR Management. It will enable apprentices to develop knowledge and skills in human resource management, while being employed and earning a salary. Employers will have a chance to expand their human resource function and better support their most valuable asset: their people. Upon completion, they will receive a certificate to confirm they have completed the HRM Level 5.

Total Qualification Time

Total qualification time (TQT) is the number of hours it is estimated that a candidate will take to complete a qualification from start to finish and includes guided learning hours, self-study, preparation and assessment.


Candidates are assessed via a range of assessment methods to ensure that all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria are met in a way that enhances their learning experience. The assessments will allow candidates to demonstrate a clear grasp of the concepts and their ability to link theory to practice and to communicate clearly in the HR field at the appropriate level. Although a variety of assessment methods may be used, the demands made on candidates within and between centres must be comparable to ensure consistency of assessment. All unit assessment criteria are summatively assessed. Formative assessment is also encouraged within each unit.

Assessment methods may include:

  • Assignments
  • Presentations /reports
  • Case studies
  • Examinations
  • Integrated work activities
  • Time constrained tests

Competency-based assessment may also be used in centres that are approved for this method of assessment and have assessors that are occupationally competent.

Course Content

Nature of Human Resource Management
Staffing the Organization
Developing Human Resources
Compensating Human Resources
Managing Employee Relations
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