This qualification will equip prospective and current Human Resource (HR) practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed for efficient personnel management and development in any modern organisation. The programme curriculum is aligned to the SABPP HR Standards and covers general management principles and practices, organisational development, employee wellness and more.
This programme contains 7 credit-bearing modules including an Academic Literacy module aimed at equipping students with the important skills needed to successfully study online while exploring various other topics that aim to prepare students for academic success.
To gain access to this programme, candidates must have one of the following qualifications:
National Senior Certificate (NSC), or Senior Certificate (NC), or National Certificate Vocational (NCV level 4)
At least 30% in the language of teaching and learning;
Matric exemption certificate optional
Supporting documents include a certified copy of ID document and Grade 12 certificate [NSC, NC, NCV (NQF level 4)]
*Foreign learners are required to obtain a SAQA equivalent of your qualification and a study/work permit.
+/- 500 MB of data per month to partake in online learning activities
At iQ Academy we understand that education is an investment and that’s why we offer flexible payment options to suit most working individuals. You can pay your fees in various monthly instalment plans or in full on enrolment.
Full course fee
Pay the course fee upon enrolment as a once of cost.
All your learning material is included in the course fee, whether you pay in instalments or upfront. There are no hidden costs, the only additional fees that may be charged are remarking or repeat registrations.
Organisations require reliable indicators that a person is competent to apply the main concepts and practices of HR and management theory. This qualification will indicate to organisations that a student has developed the required knowledge of the main areas of HR, including an understanding of key terms, concepts, facts, principles, rules, and theories.
A wide range of subjects allows students to combine theory and practice supporting the development of applicable knowledge and skills in the field. With this integrated skillset, students will be equipped to ensure efficient personnel management and development in any modern organisation.
Module 1: Academic Literacy
This module is designed to equip students with the required academic knowledge and skills for successful completion of their programme online. The module explores various strategies and techniques for studying effectively, problem-solving and logic, building effective reading and academic writing skills, as well as preparing students for assessment throughout their studies.
Module 2: Human Resource Management
Topics covered include traditional functions and the new role of HR Management, South African labour regulations and its application in the workplace, contemporary approaches to training, development, and learning, as well as strategic leadership and people management.
Module 3: Business Management
You will be introduced to the fundamentals of business management and gain insight into business operations and general management functions, including planning, leading, organising, motivating, and control within any organisation. You will also explore entrepreneurship and discover the importance of a business plan.
Module 4: Principles of Leadership
Learn the concepts and theories of knowledge of self, others and groups, communication, motivation, and core leadership principles. You will gain the leadership skills needed to effectively manage yourself and others.
Module 5: Organisational Development and Change Management
Build an understanding of how planned, systematic change can improve an organisation’s effectiveness and efficiency. Key areas covered include organisational development and the change management process, organisational development as a system and its impact on people
Module 6: Organisational Health and Wellness
Gain an integrated perspective on employee wellness and the role it plays to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. Topics covered include the elements of a wellness programme, the link between strategy and employee wellness, how to develop an employee wellness programme, wellness and stress, wellness and HIV/AIDS, wellness and substance abuse, and finally, wellness and occupational disease.
Module 7: Human Resource Integrated Case Study
In this module, the student is exposed to practical examples of an employee’s journey through his/her working career. Various elements from other modules in the full learning programme will also be integrated. The module has a solid Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component through an integrated case study. The case study approach adopted in this module means that students will work on HR related deliverables throughout the module. Thus, providing students with opportunities to exercise their skills in HR before completing the programme.
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