Diploma in Human Resource Development

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Diploma in Human Resource Development
Programme Code: D3HRDQ
Medium of Facilitation: Full-time
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 111180

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 28, 2022


The purpose of the Diploma in Human Resource Development (HRD) is to prepare students for a career in human resource development in such roles as Human Resource Business Partner, Learning Consultant, eLearning Designers & Consultants, Performance Improvement Consultants, and Organisational development consultants within the full HR value chain.
This programme will develop theoretical knowledge and practical competence and skills on NQF Level 6 in human resource development to enable students to apply the principles of contemporary people practices in their working environment.

Career Opportunities

Human Resource Officer, Training and Development Officer


Admission Requirements

Prospective students should be in possession of a National Senior Certificate with Diploma endorsement or equivalent school leaving qualification. Two to three years working experience, preferably in Training and Development or Human Resources. A good working knowledge of English as well as computer literacy and Internet access is compulsory.
Since only a limited number of students can be accommodated annually, applicants will be subjected to a selection process.

Selection Process

Important notification to all qualifications: Please note that should you meet the above stipulated requirements, this would not automatically qualify you for the qualification. A further selection process will be conducted, upon which the College will notify you of its decision. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.

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