HR Course Overview

Introduction to HR Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • Definition of Human Resources
  • What is HRM?
  • Structure of the HR Department
  • What does HR Manager do?
  • HR Roles and Responsibilities
  • Challenges to HR Professionals

Module 2: Human Resource Planning

  • Succession Planning
  • Aggregate Planning

Module 3: Recruitment & Onboarding

  • Recruitment
  • Recruitment Types
  • Process of Selection
  • Interview
  • Induction / Onboarding

Module 4: Employment Law

  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Rights and Employer Responsibilities
  • GDPR

Module 5: Current Affairs and Trends

  • Definition and Effects on Diversity
    • Age Diversity
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Gender Diversity
    • Workplace Violence
    • Information System

Module 6: Performance Management System

  • Performance Monitoring
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Advantages of Performance Appraisal

Module 7: HR Training and Development

  • Training Requirements
  • Identifying Skill Gaps
  • Arranging Training
  • Benefits of Training
  • Emotional Intelligence

Module 8: Employee Health and Safety

  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Management's Role in Employee Safety
  • Issues covered by Labour Laws
  • How to Prevent Accidents?

Module 9: Managing Conflict and Stress

  • Conflict Management
  • Stress
  • Techniques of Stress Management
  • Causes of Stress at Work
  • Reducing Stress
  • Dealing with Stress

Module 10: Employee Welfare

  • Principles of Employee Welfare
  • Benefits of Welfare

Module 11: Administration

  • Absence Management
  • Administration of Time and Attendance System
  • Documentation
  • Contract Changes

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Who should attend this Introduction to HR Course?

The Introduction to HR Course is designed for anyone who wants to learn about the fundamentals of Human Resources Management. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • Aspiring HR Assistants and Coordinators
  • Team Leaders
  • Start-up Entrepreneurs
  • Office Managers
  • Consultants
  • Organisational Development Professionals
  • Administrative Professionals

Prerequisites of the Introduction to HR Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Introduction to HR Course. However, a basic understanding of organisational structures and functions can be beneficial.

Introduction to HR Course Overview

The Introduction to HR Course is a foundational training program designed for individuals new to the field of human resources. In today's dynamic workplace environment, where effective management of human capital is crucial for organisational success, this course provides participants with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and principles of human resources management.

Professionals embarking on their careers in HR or transitioning into HR roles from other disciplines should prioritise registering for the Introduction to HR Course. This course serves as an essential first step in gaining a solid understanding of HR functions, policies, and practices, thereby laying the groundwork for future success in the field of human resources.

The Knowledge Academy’s 2-day Introduction to HR Course aims to provide delegates with an overview of the fundamentals of Human Resources (HR) and the role that HR takes on within an organisation. Our highly experienced instructors will conduct this training and help delegates emerge as competent HR Professionals with a diverse set of skills.

Course Objectives

  • To provide a foundational understanding of Human Resources principles and practices
  • To familiarise delegates with the key responsibilities and roles within HR departments.
  • To explore the legal and ethical aspects of HR management, ensuring compliance with labour laws and regulations
  • To equip delegates with recruitment and selection skills for effective talent acquisition
  • To enhance delegates' knowledge of employee onboarding, training, and development processes.

Upon completion of this course, participants will have acquired a foundational understanding of HR principles and practices. They will be better equipped to contribute effectively to HR initiatives within their organisations, support employee development, and ensure compliance with HR regulations, ultimately contributing to organisational success and growth.

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What’s included in this Introduction to HR Course?      

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors       
  • Introduction to HR Certificate     
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led HR Course. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's HR Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's HR Course. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led HR Course sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite HR Course at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our HR Course offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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HR Course FAQs

Human Resource refers to the department within an organisation responsible for managing all aspects of employee relations, including recruitment, training, benefits, and compliance with labour laws.
Choosing a career in Human Resources offers the chance to impact employee satisfaction and productivity, play a key role in strategic planning, and ensure workplace diversity and compliance.
There are no prerequisites for taking part in this Introduction to HR Qualifications Course.
No, delegates do not need to take an examination to pass this Introduction to HR Qualifications Course.
To start a career in HR, consider pursuing a degree in human resources or a related field, gain relevant experience through internships, and develop strong interpersonal skills.
After completing an HR Certification Course, career opportunities include roles such as HR assistant, recruiter, HR manager, training and development coordinator, and employee relations specialist.
The duration of this HR Qualifications Course spans over 2 days.
From this HR Training, you'll learn about recruitment processes, employment law, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations, and strategies for workforce development.
If you're having trouble accessing your Human Resources Training Courses in the United Kingdom, contact The Knowledge Academy’s customer service or support team via website or helpline.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking a Human Resources Course.
The training fees for HR Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for HR Course.
Please see our HR Courses courses available in the United Kingdom
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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