The Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management is a one year programme that prepares students for employment in human resource positions. Human resource management is critical for the long term sustainability and economic growth of the Southern African industry, business and other types of organisations. People in industry and business determine to a great extent economic success or failure.

Therefore it is critical that supervisors and administrative staff have the basic ability to engage with the changing demands of the workplace and industry. The Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management programme provides an ideal platform for school leavers to develop basic human resource administration knowledge, skills and competencies. This programme has a real-world and market focus, and can be immediately applied in the workplace. It offers up to date information on domestic and international human resource practices.

This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.



Completion of the Higher Certificate meets the minimum entry requirement for admission to an appropriate Advanced Certificate. A Higher Certificate may also allow access to an appropriate Bachelor’s degree.




Embark on a trajectory leading to positions such as:

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Assistant