Human Resources

Starts Sept

Human Resources Diploma Program

Human Resources is a comprehensive human resources training program suited to students entering the work force for the first time, students returning to the work force with enhanced skills and those looking to change careers. The program stresses problem solving skills and cooperative learning together with computer applications as a way of keeping pace with ever changing software applications.

Prepare for an engaging career in employment positions such as human resources assistant, recruitment & selection assistant, occupational health & safety clerk, human resources coordinator, payroll & benefit clerk, labor relations assistant, human resources junior consultants, etc.

Program Description

Human Resources is a comprehensive human resources training program. The program concentrates on Business Computer Applications, Word Processing, Information Management (database), along with related subjects such as Organizational Behaviour, Employee Relations & Development, Human Resource Planning, Business Communications, Business English, Accounting Fundamentals, Computerized Accounting as well as Financial Management.

This program is designed to help participants gain the necessary human resources skills to enter the work force through various types of occupations. The program is suited to students entering the work force for the first time, students returning to the work force with enhanced skills and those looking to change careers.

Our Human Resources Diploma Program stresses problem solving skills and cooperative learning together with computer applications as a way of keeping pace with the ever changing software applications available today.

Program Duration:

1000 hours of in-class instruction
240 hours of work place (practicum) experience
Course of study will include the following:
  • Orientation/Occupational Health & Safety
  • Business English Office Procedures
  • Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Human Resources
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Document/File Management
  • Office Procedures
  • Introduction to Computers/Information Technology
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Word Processing
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Financial Management
  • Information Management
  • Digital Presentations
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Employee Development
  • Employee Relations
  • Job Find Preparation

Graduates completing the Human Resources Diploma Program have the skills to seek employment in occupations such as: human resources assistants, recruitment & selection assistants, occupational health & safety clerks, human resources coordinators, payroll & benefit clerks, labor relations assistants, human resources junior consultants, etc.

Entrance Requirements:

Nova Scotia High School Completion or Equivalent, (GED) as outlined by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Private Career College Division.

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