National Certificate: Human Resources Online - Academy of York

National Certificate: Human Resources Online

Course Overview

1 year (maximum time given 2 years)
7-10 hours per week (approx.)
Once off fee: R10,150
Payment Plan: R1,100 upfront and R650 over 17.3 months


Accreditation: NQF Level 4, SABPP, SAQA ID 67463

Are you considering a career in Human Resources Management? Do you need to equip yourself with vital practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Human Resources? Global trends indicate that Human Resources is a growing field with many lucrative opportunities, as the practice of effective HR is vital for any organization to succeed.

Our Human Resources Management online course provides students with a solid understanding of the basics of Human Resources. Covering essential administrative duties, planning, recruitment and selection, compensation and employee relations. Upon successful completion of this course, you will understand how to advise and respond to HR related queries within your organization. This qualification is a necessary springboard to further HR qualifications.

This course is suitable for employees, small business owners and individuals who would like to gain a formal understanding of the theory and practice of Human Resources within the South African framework.

Course Outline:

  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Communication Techniques
  • Business Environment
  • HR Environment, Education and training
  • Employee Wellness
  • Fundamental Numeracy

Admission Requirement:

  • If you have a National Certificate (Matric) with 2 languages over 55% you can apply for RPL for Module 1 and 2
  • If you have National Certificate (Matric) with Mathematic over 55% (not Maths Literacy) you can apply for RPL for Module 6

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of 6 Summative Assessments and one Final Integrated Summative Assessment. All 6 Summative Assessments will have to be receive a competent grade before the student may attempt the Final Integrated Summative Assessment. A mark of 65% is required before the National Certificate can be awarded.

AOY Accreditation

The Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, AAT and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is provisionally registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

sabpp-logo2This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.



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Meet your Lecturer

Leoni Grobler
Leonie Grobler
MBA and SABPP registered HR practitioner


What our students say about us

Success Stories‘’I want to express my gratitude and my satisfaction with my online HR course. Thank you so much for the chance to do my studies in the comfort of my own home. The course consultant, coordinator and lecturer have been so helpful and supportive. Even though I am disabled after a car accident
and had to re-learn a lot of skills, this hasn’t got me down. Thank you Academy of York, for giving me the opportunity to reach the top despite my disabilities’’Hein Bezuidenhout | HR FET Online

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