The Certificate in HR Fundmentals has been designed to take you through the core areas of HR for the beginning of your HR Career. It involvesattending workshops, watching videos and then completing online modules, assignments and assessments.
Who should attend?
You’ll benefit most from the Certificate in HR Fundamentals if you are:
Are studying HR or Business and want to prepare for your first HR role
Are new to an HR role and want to make sure you know everything you should
In a role where you have HR responsibilities and want to learn the fundamentals
What will you finish with?
The Certificate in HR Fundamentals is different from tertiary study as we cover real life, rather than just covering theory. It’s full of practical suggestions and ideas to use. You’ll work through online modules, with real case studies and assessments to test you are applying what we’ve covered. Once you’ve completed your final assessment you will be awarded your certificate.
Apply for a place
The programme investment is NZ$1,250
Just complete the online application to enrol.
You can choose which order you want to complete the modules.
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Essential Employment Law workshop
To start the Certificate you’ll complete our Essential Employment Law workshop, which covers 13 pieces of legislation and how they really apply in the workplace.
This workshop runs in Wellington and Auckland, and we also have an online version.
Following the workshop you’ll need to complete an Employment Law assessment and get 70% to pass.
Fundamental to your HR career, is knowing different communication styles, and how to adapt and engage managers and employees.
This module takes you through:
The on the job assignment involves reviewing an existing system and making changes.
The modules you’ll complete
Induction and On-
Managing induction and on-
The on the job assignment involves preparing a recommendation for induction and on-
At the start of your HR career you are often responsible for advertising roles, helping shortlist and manage vacancies. This module covers:
The on the job assignment involves managing a case study of a vacancy and anticipating the issues that may occur.
In HR Administrator or Coordinator roles, you are often responsible for managing the operational processes around offering employment. This module takes you through:
The on the job assignment involves reviewing some real case studies and advising on how to resolve the issues that have occurred.
While the start of your HR career might be quite operational, you’re often administering the different elements that make up your company employee experience. So you need to do this effectively.
You’ll finish this module with:
The on the job assignment involves analysing key HR data and solving what the real issue is happening in the case study.
It’s hard early in your career. You’ve learned theory at university but don’t have any experience applying it. This makes it hard to have credibility with your HR team and with people managers. This module will help you work out how to establish yourself including:
The on the job assignment involves coming up with solutions to each of the challenges we set out.
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