Be empowered with in-depth, valuable Human Resource Management knowledge.

Why choose the Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management programme?

Explore the field of Human Resource Management (HRM). HRM is an important component in an organisation dealing with managing people within a business. One of the Important functions of Human Resources in an organisation is to recruit and develop staff. The primary objective is to ensure that the organisation has skilled people occupying the right positions and ensuring they are contributing positively to the organisation

Course Information

You may enter the Higher Certificate Programme, with any one of the following:

  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • An NQF level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Prior learning is taken into consideration
The Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee [HEQC] of the Council on Higher Education [CHE] and is registered on the National Qualifications Framework [NQF] with the South African Qualifications Authority [SAQA].

Berea College of Technology (Pty) Ltd is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), with registration number 2000/HE07/004.

On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a Higher Certificate certificate conferred by the College Rector at the college’s official graduation ceremony.

Check out these Top 4 Job prospects and specialisations if you successfully complete a Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management in South Africa:

  • Human Resources Management Administrator – Pay Estimate: +/- R150 000 to R300 000 a year
  • Human Resource Management Clerical – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R390 000 a year
  • General Office Administrator – Pay Estimate: +/- R126 000 to R250 000 a year
  • Assistant to a Labour Relations Officer – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R400 000 a year
1st Year 1st Semester Subjects Human Resource Management, Business Management Fundamentals, End-User Computing
1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects Labour Relations, Business Communication, Human Resource Management Practice, Human Resource Development
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to Customised academic repository with assignments, videos, and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management professional training at BTC, you can progress to other programmes offered by us or you can earn credits from public tertiary education institutions.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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