The purpose of the Human Resource (HR) Administration course is to develop integrated knowledge and skills of the key terms, concepts, facts, general principles, rules, and theories in key HR areas. Students will gain a detailed understanding of an HR Administrator’s role along with the knowledge and practical skills needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this role in any organisation.
The comprehensive curriculum covers a range of pertinent topics such as recruitment and selection, payroll management, the role of HR in modern business, the impact of social media on HR, and more. You will be equipped with industry-relevant knowledge, skills, and insights to accelerate your career in HR.
This course contains 4 units and can be completed in 4 months at the recommended pace of 8 hours per week:
Unit 1 – The Human Resource Function
Unit 2 – Methods of Finding and Placing Employees
Unit 3 – Payroll Administration and Document Management
Unit 4 – Workplace Administrative Skills
With our structured approach to learning, you can quickly gain valuable knowledge and skills. All courses include onboarding information, video lessons, multiple assessment opportunities, and monthly live Q&A sessions with a subject matter expert.
This course has a practical approach to skills building and is designed for entry-level professionals who wish to pursue a career in HR, with or without prior experience in the field. Therefore, this course is suitable for a variety of individuals such as:
HR clerks or administrators aiming to take on more responsibility, such as payroll, labour, and administration
Operational officers who manage people and want to grow their people management skills
Office managers, team leaders, and supervisors who need to strengthen their skills-set
Small business owners and administrators who want to more confidently meet requirements and best practices
Those with a matric or entry-level higher education in a specific field who want to pivot into an HR position
The well-rounded curriculum provides both an operational and strategic learning experience to ensure that you can grow your career and effectively support HR-related matters within various types of organisations.
As a value-add, you will receive free additional material on how to write your CV and build a personal development plan. The capabilities you gain will empower you to explore exciting career directions in the field of HR, whether you are just starting out or ready to advance.
Our Short Course programmes are offered all year round, making enrolling easy and convenient anytime. Complete our online application form, and await a call from one of our friendly Enrolment Consultants.
At iQ Academy, we offer all our programmes exclusively through online learning. Students must have regular access to a device and a stable internet connection, whether via a mobile device or any other means.
Don’t worry about course materials, as they are all available online and can be downloaded to your smartphone, PC or tablet for offline use. We do not provide printed textbooks. If you prefer printed materials, you can easily download and print them yourself.
Our teaching and learning activities occur 100% online so you can participate in online Q&A sessions and learning activities. If you require more information, please feel free to enquire now.
Our short course programmes are courses that can be completed over several weeks or months, depending on the course you enrol for. Short courses are designed to complement a working professionals lifestyle through flexible distance learning. Assessments are done through the submission of assignments, no exams are required.
Our curricula are developed by industry experts and are internally quality-assured and approved by our Academic Board. Our short courses are institutional programmes and are non-credit bearing. For more information on our institutional registration and accreditation status view our accreditations.
Short courses are typically non-credit-bearing programmes, affording students the opportunity to build their professional credentials without the higher cost and time associated with studying for a university degree or qualification.
There are no written examinations for short courses. As part of your learning, you are encouraged to complete short quizzes throughout each unit, which help you build and test your knowledge. You must complete and submit one formative assessment at the end of each unit. To meet the requirements for a course, you will have to pass the final summative assessment at the end of the course, before you can get certified.
Once you have completed your course, you will get an iQ Academy Short Course Certificate. Your certificate demonstrates that you have acquired industry-relevant skills which can enhance your promotional and employment opportunities. In order to qualify for a certificate you will need to: