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HR Management - Level 2

Course Overview

Certificate in Human Resources Online

This Level 2 Certificate in Human Resources Online is a self-paced course and is accessible for everyone interested. With no previous knowledge, the course instills the required skill-set to succeed in HRM. It comes with personal tutors for participating candidates.

With a course content of seven units, candidates are taught the basics of working in the HR department, the process of recruitment and selection, efficient interviewing techniques and the importance of employee training and development. The course goes further to enumerate the strategies for effective staff performance, the significance of giving rewards and the methods of ensuring decorum in an organization.

Course Syllabus

Our Level 2 CPD Human Resources Certificate contains seven units:

Unit 1: The Basics of Working in HR

Human resource management is an important part of any organization. It is the maximization of employee performance for the sake of improving business gains. This unit explains the objectives and functions of the human resource department and the importance of proper human resource management.

Unit 2: Recruitment and Selection

This unit is a guide through the recruitment process. Each step of the process is explained extensively, the roles and responsibilities of the human resources department in recruitment and staff selection are also discussed.

Unit 3: Successful Interview Techniques

The prosperity of a company depends on the employees, their efficiency and cooperation. This is why it is paramount to have expert interviewing skills. This unit outlines the various techniques to apply when preparing to interview potential employees.

Unit 4: Employee Training and Development

It is essential to pay attention to staff performance, as this is what pushes an organization forward. This unit trains candidates on determining the significant areas of improvement for each employee. The importance of employee training and development is also discussed.

Unit 5: Effective Performance Management

The fifth unit goes further into monitoring staff performance. It gives the strategies that ensure and maintain excellent staff performance in an organization.

Unit 6: How to Reward Employees for Good Attendance

Unit 6 explores the purpose and benefits of rewarding employees for things like excellent attendance and punctuality. It also explains how receiving rewards will greatly improve staff performance and make the work environment a lively and enjoyable one.

Unit 7: How to Deal with Discipline Problems in the Organisation

Preventing problems in the workplace requires firm disciplinary steps. The last unit of this course gives the most considerate disciplinary steps and trains candidates on the strategies that ensure discipline in an organization.

Career Path

This course provides candidates with the required skills set to work in several areas in any organization with an average salary of £25,000 a year for starters. The option of moving to the higher levels of this course is also available.

Who Shoud Take This Course
  • Human resource personnel in search of promotion
  • Anyone interested in a management position
  • Graduates looking for a CV boost
  • Business owners looking for more knowledge on efficient management
  • Anyone looking to work in a human resource department

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Brentwood open learning college has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Brentwood open learning college to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Endorsed Certificate from the Quality Licence Scheme also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK. 



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Level 2
Duration 125 Hours
Endorsement Body Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme


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