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Triversita Short Course: Human Resource Management and Labour Relations

Course overview

This course is a comprehensive course compiled for entrepreneurs, general managers, human resource managers and other individuals responsible for leading and managing people who need a thorough understanding of labour legislation, human rights and labour practices in South Africa. This include a comprehensive understanding of human resource practices, such as recruitment, performance management, training, etc., to attract and retain high calibre personnel.

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What you will learn

  • An introduction to human resource management
  • Strategising, structuring and planning
  • Recruiting potential employees
  • Selection and appointment of an employee
  • Placement and the induction or orientation process
  • Managing performance of employees
  • Compensation management
  • Health and safety in an organisation
  • Career management
  • Human resource development
  • Organisational behaviour (OB)
  • Employment relations
  • Structures created by the LRA for collective bargaining and dispute resolution

What you will be able to do

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the human resource function and its invaluable role in the organization and show linkages with other resources - capital, equipment, management and materials.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the theories and practice relating to the human resource in organisations.
  • Apply the labour relations principles and trends, in a business environment and given work situation.

How tuition will be delivered

This is a distance learning course.

How long you will study

This course can be completed in 3 months. You have 12 months to complete the course.

To enter the course you need

Grade 11 (Std 9) or equivalent 

What materials you will receive

The course fees include all study materials and postage expenses. Study materials include a textbook, study and solutions guide and a free USB drive containing videos and solutions playlists.

How much it will cost

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How you will be assessed

This course is assessed by Triversita and involves three written assignments.


This is a Triversita Provider Programme (*)

* Provider programmes are those skills courses offered by Triversita to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of students in specific subject areas for continuous professional development and to improve performance in the workplace. These courses are non-credit bearing and not-registered in the National Qualifications Framework. Our provider programmes include both short courses and certificates.

What certificate you will receive

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Triversita Short Course Certificate.