The best HR Qualification at an introductory level - it will advance your career.

Delivered by tutors who advise the HR teams of Britain’s biggest companies. This course gets you work ready.

Level 3
£1,265
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Certificate in Principles of Human Resource (HR) Practice (QCF) Cert HR

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Course Details
The best HR Qualification at foundation level - it will advance your career. Delivered by tutors who advise the HR teams of Britain’s biggest companies. Superb practical course that gets you work ready. On completion learners earn professional status and the letters ‘Cert HR’ after their name. Book your place now!

What makes this course unique in HR:
  • World-Class learning content that is more practical than other HR courses.
  • On completion you earn the letters Cert HR after your name.
  • The course is designed for business growth and business protection.
  • Our tutors advise the HR teams of Britain’s biggest companies & government.
  • You become qualified for a career in HR and In-House Recruitment.
  • Delivered in a much higher quality learning environment.
  • This HR course is designed for business protection and growth.
  • Free individual membership of the Institute of Recruiters is included.
  • This course is at Level 3 (Foundation Level) & takes 3 months to complete.
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What will I learn?
The course units are as follows:
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Human Resource Practices
  • Unit 2: Introduction to employment legislation
  • Unit 3: Understanding employee rights and obligations
  • Unit 4: Understanding the management of employees’ performance
  • Unit 5: Principles of employee motivation, commitment and engagement
  • Unit 6: Understanding recruitment and selection
  • Unit 7: Understanding on-boarding, induction, training & development
Is this qualification right for me?
Certificate in Principles of Human Resource (HR) Practice (QCF) is perfect for:
  • Those currently working in HR.
  • Those interested in a career in HR.
  • Anyone seeking accreditation from a recognised HR Institute.
  • Any person with people management responsibilities (such as line managers, office managers, assistants, team leaders and supervisors).
Those taking this qualification may have roles such as HR Administrator, HR Assistant, Branch Manager, Team Leader, Line Manager & In-House Recruiter.
Who accepts this qualification?
  • Companies looking to employ HR Administrators/Assistants.
  • Companies looking to employ In-House Recruiters.
  • This includes both Public and Private sector organisations.
  • This course is officially recognised. On completion learners earn IOR Membership and the professional letters ‘Cert HR’ after their name.
What are the entry requirements?
No prior entry qualifications are required for this qualification. If you do have experience then great, as this course will serve as a useful update and refresher.
How will I be taught?
You will learn online.
  • You will undertake some self study online activities in your own time at your own convenience.
  • Your learner’s workbook will give you instant access to all the learning materials and exercises you need to study.
  • Support from an expert tutor via email
  • You will be assessed by 1 assignment per unit with no exam.
How long will it take me?
The qualification takes 3 months to complete and is designed for people who may be working or have other commitments.
What qualification will I earn?
This course is officially recognised. On completion learners earn IOR Membership and the professional letters ‘HR Cert’ after their name.

You will be professionally qualified for a role in:
  • HR
  • In-House Recruitment

Learners gain a Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Human Resource (HR) Practice (QCF)​. This is a recognised British qualification designed for Human Resource Professionals and regulated by OfQual, Britain’s qualification regulator.

Level 3 is classed as an foundation level qualification, so as your career progresses you may want to consider the intermediate and higher qualifications.
What help do I get?
You are supported throughout your study in the following ways:
  • Ongoing tutor support.
  • Support via your free IOR membership.
  • Online learner support.
Will there be Exams?
No.  The qualification is assessed using assignments.  The qualification is designed to be practical and enjoyable.
Do I get professional membership or a HR industry body?
Yes, you get free full membership of the Institute of Recruiters (IOR) and earn the letters 'Cert HR' after your name.

The IOR is a Professional British Institute providing qualifications, short courses, guidance and training to those working professionally in Recruitment & HR. It offers membership to individuals with benefits and support.
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