Human Resources

Single Subject Diploma Qualification

Award: QQI Level 5 equivalent 

Enhance your skills and employment prospects by completing our 4wk Human Resource programme. Upon successful completion you will have obtained a highly valuable single subject diploma. This certificate combined with other awards can lead towards University entry to first or second year. Holders of this fully accredited qualification  greatly increase their chances of employment and promotion within a related sector. 


For Organisations both big and small wishing to enhance the skills of their staff, this is an excellent opportunity to improve employee relations, performance and organisation through providing comprehensive training that will lead to professional high quality staff. 

Start Dates: Jan 9th 
Days: Tuesday
Time: 7pm-9pm
Course Length: 10 weeks



Human resource management looks at the development of people within an organisation, recruitment selection induction, rewarding, appraisal, training for now and development for the future   



Participants will understand and apply human resource theory in the working environment as well as understand the importance of human resource development to the success of a business. 

Course Overview

  • People, Organisations and Behaviour

    • Organisational behaviour

    • Work, organisation and job design

    • Organisation development

    • Motivation, commitment

    • Employee engagement

  • Resourcing and Workforce Planning

    • Strategic resourcing

    • Workforce planning

    • Recruitment and selection

    • Resourcing practice

    • Talent management

  • Learning and Development

    • Strategic learning and development

    • Process of learning and development

    • Practice of learning and development

    • Leadership and management

    • Development

  • Performance Management

    • Aims of performance management

    • Strategy and systems

    • Practice of reward management

    • Rewarding specific groups

  • Employee Relations

    • Strategic employee relations

    • Employment relationship

    • Psychological contract

    • Practice of industrial relations

    • Employee voice and communications

  • Human Resources Skills

    • Strategic human resources skills including leadership skills, facilitating change, handling conflict and people

    • Industrial democracy

    • Strikes: cause, effect and avoidance

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must have Leaving Certificate, LCA or equivalent.

  • Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are also eligible to apply.

  • Mature learners (over 23) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.

  • In addition applicants will have to undertake an interview

  • Funding available for social welfare recipients

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