HR Management Diploma

HR Management Level 4 Diploma Endorsed by ABC Awards with tutor support - Special Offer

Brentwood Open learning College


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Offer ends 21 July 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
260 Hours
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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HR Management

HR Management Diploma Level 4 Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. Our most advanced Level 4 HR - Diploma has been designed for the successful HR leaders of the future. In this HR Management, Study in your own time and at your own pace, exploring key concepts such as employee recruitment and initial training, ongoing development and performance optimisation, workplace health and safety, equal opportunities, workplace diversity, grievance handling, dealing with challenging situations/employees and many more besides. If HR - Diploma was to be taken out of the equation, it would be impossible for any business to function. Build the confidence and key competencies to thrive in an HR Management setting, anywhere in the world.

Across both public and private sectors alike, demand for advanced and quantifiable HR skills and talents has never been greater. Organizations on a global basis and at every level rely on elite HR for the establishment and management of the strongest possible workforces. By providing candidates with a comprehensive overview of the HR diploma profession, this advanced HR diploma primes learners for a rewarding life-long career.

High-level HR education and training can open up an astounding array of potential career opportunities, spanning every contemporary industry and sector. From the basics of recruitment to the provision of training to performance management to equal opportunities and diversity, this dynamic course will help set you on the path to the career of your dreams.


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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HR Management

HR Management. The human workforce represents the single most valuable asset the contemporary organisation has access to. Providing the very lifeblood that keeps the business operational and viable, public and private sector organisations alike are reliant on strong and efficient workforces. Overseeing the recruitment, development and continuous optimisation of every member of the workforce, the HR manager plays a critically-important role at the heart of the respective organisation. If you have the acumen and ambition to succeed in HRmanagement, you stand to enjoy an exceptionally secure and rewarding career for life.

HR Management - Course Benefits

When studying for and HR - Diploma with Brentwood Open Learning College, every learner benefits from:

  1. A uniquely flexible and dynamic distance learning opportunity – study in your own time with no time restrictions or deadlines to worry about.
  2. Provision of all essential materials and supporting documentation required to complete the course, included as standard in the initial fee.
  3. The ongoing support of professional tutors with extensive industry experience, along with the wider Brentwood Open Learning College student support team.
  4. The opportunity to enhance and improve your CV and career prospects with an internationally-recognized qualification from an accredited awarding organization.
  5. Round-the-clock access to our exclusive online learning platform, allowing you to study from any location and any device with an Internet connection.

HR Management - Learning Objectives

Our advanced HR diplomahas been designed to provide both newcomers to HR - Diploma and existing members of the workforce with a deep and detailed introduction to the profession. Recruitment and training, deployment and supervision, performance management and disciplinary issues, employee health and safety, rewards and incentives – just a few of the key concepts our exclusive course introduces. In order to climb the career ladder in an HR context, it is first necessary to master a wide variety of interconnected disciplines and specialist areas. Whether looking to improve your capabilities, work on your confidence or simply stand out as a superior candidate in the eyes of employers, a recognised qualification could make all the difference.

Every tutor within the Brentwood Open Learning College team has been hand-selected in accordance with relevant industry experience, proven capabilities and commitment to success. We work hard to ensure that every candidate is provided with the unique opportunity to enhance and enrich their career prospects by successfully completing our courses. Our courses are continually evaluated and audited – internally and externally – in order to guarantee unbeatable quality and value for money. Study at home, in your own time and at a pace that suits you for a potentially life-changing qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will benefit from an array of new skills and talents including:

  • Professional recruitment and selection of new team members
  • The provision of effective and efficient training and coaching
  • A strong understanding of the importance of HR ethics
  • A solid understanding of equal opportunity and diversity issues
  • Confidence in employee health, safety and welfare management
  • Attendance and absence management
  • The confidence to handle employee grievances and disciplinary issues
  • Development and management of effective employee relations
  • Workforce appraisal and evaluation techniques
  • Performance management strategies and incentivisation

HR Diploma - Course Outline

This intensive yet digestible HR Diploma course is delivered across 08 modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.

Unit 1 Introduction to Human Resource Management

This module covers the following topics:

  • The Objectives of HRM
  • Primary Objectives
  • What is Strategic Human Resources Management?
  • The Scope of HRM
  • Functions of Human Resources Management (HRM)
  • The Code of Ethics of Human Resources
  • Plus more

Unit 2 Recruitment and Selection

  • External Sources of Recruitment for Organisations
  • The Recruitment Process
  • Evaluating the Selection Process
  • Complexity and Challenges of Recruitment
  • Ethical Standards and Manpower Recruitment
  • Plus more

Unit 3 Employee Relations

  • Concept and Scope of Industrial Relations
  • Functions and Objectives of Industrial Relations
  • The HRM Approach to Employee Relations
  • Role of the HR Function in Employee Relations
  • Elements of Employee Relations
  • Employee Relations Processes
  • Employee Relations Policies
  • Employee Relations Strategies
  • Role of Trade Unions
  • Plus more

Unit 4 Appraising Employees

  • What is Appraisal?
  • Goals of Performance Appraisal
  • Objectives of Performance Appraisal
  • The Performance Appraisal Process
  • Benefits of Performance Appraisal
  • Performance Appraisal Methods
  • The Potential Review/Career-Development Interview
  • Problems in Performance Appraisal
  • Plus more

Unit 5 Staff Training and Development

  • Objectives of Training
  • Benefits of Employee Training and Development
  • Assessment of Training Needs
  • Identifying Training Needs
  • The Training Process
  • Standard Areas of Employee Training
  • Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of Training
  • Plus more

Unit 6 Managing Performance

  • Performance Counselling
  • Features of 360 Degree Appraisal
  • The Potential Review/Career-Development Interview
  • Career Development
  • Succession Planning:
  • Effective Performance Appraisal
  • Plus more

Unit 7 Rewarding Employees

  • Motivational Aspects
  • What is Motivation?
  • The Influence of Motivation Theory
  • Types of Incentives and Rewards
  • Competence-Related Pay
  • Employee Ownership
  • Employee Benefits
  • Trends in Employee Benefits
  • Employer Objectives
  • Corporate Reputation
  • Developing Pay Structures
  • Plus more

Unit 8 Equal Opportunity and Diversity

  • Discrimination on Grounds of Religion or Belief
  • Part-Time Workers
  • Managing Diversity
  • Disability Requirements
  • Age Discrimination
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

HR Management

We designed our advanced HR diploma for anyone looking to climb the ladder to the highest possible position in any HR setting. From team leaders to supervisors to department managers to senior executives, a strong grasp of the most important HR Course fundamentals can serve as a real catalyst for almost any career. Particularly those looking to transition from team member to a position of leadership could benefit from targeted HR training. What’s more, small business owners and entrepreneurs are guaranteed to find the teachings of this high-quality HR diplomainvaluable.

Our flexible courses are open to learners on a global basis and are free of both time-restrictions and deadlines. Study in your own time at a pace that suits you from any location with an Internet connection. All course materials are provided as standard and can be accessed 24/7 via our exclusive digital learning platform.

With the help of Brentwood Open Learning College, the career in HR leadership you know you’re capable of could be just around the corner!


HR Management

  • A strong working knowledge of English language
  • Aged at least 16-years
  • Access to a reliable computer and Internet connection

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from BOLC

Certificate of Completion from BOLC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

HR Management

Upon successful completion of our HR diploma, candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Human Resources Adviser
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Human Resources Payroll Specialist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Resources Team Leader
  • HR Analyst

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Ulfat asked:

Is it equivalent to NVQ level 3 ?


Dear Ulfat, This is a level 4 course endorsed by ABC Awards. There course is equivalent to NVQ level 4.

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Nichola asked:

I can’t find this ABC anywhere on the Ofqual register. Does this mean it isn’t officially endorsed


You can find Skills and Education Group Awards in the ofqual register. ABC Awards is trading as Skills and Education Group Awards.

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