Course Details

Course Code:
HCHRDWUPAD
Available:
Part-Time
Duration:
1 Year
Award:
Higher Certificate
Qualification:
NFQ Level 6
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.
Application Deadline:

Contact(s):

Name: Human Resource Management
Email: HRMProgrammes@ul.ie

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Brief Description

Next Intake - September 2022

Please note this course is no longer accepting applications for Springboard funding. You may still apply for a fee paying place on this course through Apply Now.

The Higher Certificate in HRM and the Digital Workplace is a Level 6 programme offered on a blended basis with a mixture of online and on-campus delivery. The programme has a strong practical emphasis and provides an introductory qualification in people management.

The Higher Certificate in HRM and the Digital Workplace is a Level 6 programme offered on a blended basis with a mixture of online and on-campus delivery. The programme has a strong practical emphasis and provides an introductory qualification in people management.

Autumn Semester Spring Semester
  • Introduction to People Management
  • Fundamentals of Employment Relations
  • Employee Resourcing Skills and Digitalisation
  • Fundamentals of Organisational Behaviour
  • Fundamentals of Learning and Development
  • Evidence-Based HRM and the Digital Workplace

The programme is delivered on a blended learning basis. Material for each module is posted online for students to engage with at a time that suits their schedule. There are also four in-person on campus sessions each semester and attendance is required. All on campus days take place from 9am-6pm in the Kemmy Business School (Room KB1-12).

Autumn Semester 2022: on-campus days

Wednesday 14th September

Wednesday 5th October

Wednesday 26th October

Wednesday 9th November

Spring semester: 4 Wednesdays TBC

Applicants are required to hold five passes in the Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent). Five passes means Five O6 (Ordinary Level) grades or five H7 (Higher Level) grades. Note: Grade F6 in Foundation Mathematics and Irish also satisfies the minimum entry requirements.

For those not possessing a pass in five subjects, relevant experience and/or evidence of other part-time courses may also be considered.

Applicants are also required to have a minimum of two years work experience with at least six months supervisory experience. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy applies and successful applicants are awarded 60 ECTS credits upon entry. Applicants are required to complete a form outlining details of their previous work experience and any evidence of previous courses.

Applicants are required to complete a Recognition of prior learning (RPL) form where they give details of their work experience, previous courses and informal learning experiences. RPL is a process which seeks to acknowledge all forms of learning.

What to Include with your Application
Delays in receiving these documents will affect the progress of your application.

  • Your Recognition of Prior Learning form.
  • Photo or Scanned original copy of your transcripts from previous qualifications for all years of study. (Graduates of UL need only provide us with their Student ID number.)
  • Photo or Scanned copy of passport to verify ID and full legal name.
  • RPL Form 
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:
    • If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
    •  If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
      • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
      AND
      • English language competency certificate

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Springboard - Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria under Springboard+ can qualify for 90% or 100% funding subject to the availability of places. To clarify eligibility please go to https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

Please click here for information on funding and scholarships.