Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

HR Toolkit for the Non HR Manager

The aim of the course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in human resource management principles to enable the learner to apply these to the planning, organising, implementation, evaluation and revision of human resource management practices for the attainment of organisational goals.

Start Date: 12-02-2024 Hours/week: 06 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 8 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
Applicants seeking entry onto the course must have achieved a QQI Level 5 Major Award or its equivalent prior to entry on to the course

Applicants must have a good command of occupational English in both written and verbal form, strong written and numerical comprehension.

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age.

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course and be able to exercise initiative and independence when carrying out course activities.

Module Award Body
Human Resource Management Human Resources Management (6N3750) QQI
On successful completion of the training course learners will be able to:

1- Assess the evolution, nature, scope and policy goals of human resource management
2- Evaluate the relevance of strategic human resource management to organisational performance and business strategy
3- Explore the benefits and process of human resource planning, to include appropriate strategies for dealing with labour shortages and surpluses
4-Assess the goals, benefits, process and methods of organisational motivation, training and development to include the needs for and benefits of a training plan
5- Evaluate the core objectives, benefits, challenges and methods of performance management, to include evaluation of what constitutes good performance management and reward systems
6-Explore the role, benefits and methodologies of effective grievance and discipline handling within an organisation
7-Evaluate the theoretical basis for Industrial Relations and its application in the business environment
8-Generate appropriate recruitment and selection documentation to include job specification, person specification and interview marking sheets
9-Devise an interview strategy for a stated vacancy, to include an appropriate interview environment, panel and structure, and use of appropriate interview techniques and questions, taking cognisance of relevant employment legislation
10- Formulate appropriate performance management methodologies for an organisation
11-Formulate appropriate performance management methodologies for given organisational roles
12 -Generate appropriate grievance and discipline strategies for a given set of circumstances
13-Apply theoretical principles and practical skills to solving human resource management issues in the work environment
14-Support the effective operation of a human resource department in the business environment.


Waterford Training Centre


Waterford Industrial Park , Cork Road , Waterford , X91PX02

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Teresa Greene Catherine Prendergast


051 301564/ 051 301593