Home 9 Business Studies 9 Business 9 NC N4-N6: Human Resource Management
False Bay College Business Studies

National Certificate N4-N6:
Human Resource MANAGEMENT

National Certificate
N4-N6:
Human Resource MANAGEMENT

OFFERED AT THESE CAMPUSES

Mitchells Plain Campus
Full Time Studies
Part Time Studies
Distance Learning
About this Programme

About this programme

Students enrolling for the Human Resource Management course are exposed to the four main areas of human resources, namely: the provision of manpower, maintenance and utilisation of staff and staff development. The course also offers students the opportunity to do an in-depth study into labour relations.

After completing the N6 certificate students are required to provide proof to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) of 18 months relevant work experience within industry, in order to qualify for the National N Diploma. The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET if all requirements are met.

Admission requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12); or
  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Grade 12); or
  • National Certificate Vocational [NC(V)] NQF Level 4

You may be asked to attend an assessment and interview.

Career Opportunities

CAREER opportunities

  • Clerk in a Human Resource Department
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Screening and Placement Assistant
  • Labour Relations Assistant
  • Assistant to Training Practitioner
  • Human Relations Officer
  • Assistant to Human Resources Manager
  • Employment within labour relations
  • Employment within training and development
  • Recruitment Agent
Duration

Duration

  • Each level takes six months full-time to complete.
  • A total of 18 months to complete the theoretical components (N4, N5 and N6).
  • Each level consists of four subjects. On completion of a level, a student is
    awarded a certificate at that level.
  • 18 months practical experience in the work environment (In-service training).
  • It takes a minimum of three years to qualify for a National N Diploma.
Course Content

Course content

N4 Certificate

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Management Communication
  • Personnel Management
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

N5 Certificate

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

N6 Certificate

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

WHAT DO THESE SUBJECTS ENTAIL?

Entrepreneurship and Business Management:

Promotes in students an understanding of the principles on which the South African economy is founded and cultivates in students an interest in and a skill for personal entrepreneurship. Gives students insight into the management environment within which the business functions. Develops in students the characteristics and skills which enable entrepreneurs to start and successfully manage their own businesses.

Management Communication:

Equips students with the necessary knowledge (theoretical) and skills (practical) of verbal and non-verbal communication to function efficiently and professionally in the business world: Inculcates acceptable norms and ethics applicable in the business world in terms of self-development, interpersonal relationships and social interaction.

Personnel Management:

Provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and attitudes as well as general and specific skills to equip them for careers in personnel management.

Personnel Training:

Provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge, attitudes and general and specific skills to equip them for careers in personnel training. Provides students with a background in training adults in the workplace.

Labour Relations:

Provides students with theoretical knowledge and attitudes as well as general and specific skills in labour relations applicable to the workplace.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Business Studies