Human Resources Management (N4 - N6) Featured

This course will equip you with the elementary skills that you need to work towards a career in human resource management. It covers topics such as business management, communication, personnel management, and basic computer practice. Studying this course is a good option if you want to develop basic job-relevant skills in HR, and if you want to prepare for further studies at N5 level.

Career Options
What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

  • Entrepreneurship / start and run your own business
  • General Management
  • Salesperson

What will I be able to do?

  • Draw up a business plan in order to start your own business
  • General management roles within any industry, but mostly the Wholesale and Retail industry
  • Sell products and services

In which industries will I be able to work?

The variety of industries in which you could work is very wide. All industries need people to sell their products and/or services. Most candidates find positions in Wholesale and Retail, but also in the Insurance and Banking Industry. The ultimate would of course be to start your own small/micro enterprise and build that up so that you could become the employer of people.

What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?
Achieving the necessary entry requirements at academic level during this course will enable you to continue studying in a business-related field of study. This can be done by completing your National N-Diploma at a TVET College, or studying towards a specific business qualification at an institution of Higher Education, such as a University or University of Technology, based on your academic achievements meeting their specific admission requirements.
Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?


  • Personnel Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4
  • Computer Practice N4


  • Personnel Management N5
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N5
  • Personnel Training  N5
  • Labour Relations N5


  • Personnel Management N6
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management N6
  • Personnel Training  N6
  • Labour Relations N6

Note: After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?
Grade 12 or an equivalent qualification
Candidates are expected to pass a short literacy (English) assessment before acceptance into this course. The medium of teaching in this course is English and students must be able to speak and write English.

  • 6 months per level full-time (3 semesters to complete up to N6 level)
  • 18 months practical experience
  • Enrolment in January and July
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