Human Resources – Level 3 Course

£ 281.92

Human Resources Distance Learning Course – human resources course, human resources training courses, human resource management courses

Course Description

The Human Resources – Level 3 Course is designed for students who work in or wish to work in the field of Human Resource administration and management.

Course Objectives:

The Objectives of the home study courses are to:

  • Develop a broad understanding of the principles of HR administration & management
  • Learn techniques and good practice for Human Resource administration
  • Select a modular approach to study which provides opportunities to specialise
  • Prepare for CIPD studying qualifications
  • Extend their existing HR knowledge and experience

The home study courses has nine available units from which students must elect to study ANY FIVE. This provides a very flexible form of study giving an opportunity for students to choose units which are most appropriate to their job, career or personal development needs.

You can add your chosen units to the order comments box when placing an online order or alternatively we will contact you shortly after your order to confirm your chosen units. Additional units can be bought for £50.00 each. Please contact our sales team for information on how you can purchase the additional units.

On successful completion of this course students will receive an endorsed Level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards.

The Human Resources – Level 3 Course includes the following units:
The following topics are covered: Overview – The Recruitment Process; Defining the Vacancy; The Power of Advertising; The Use of Agencies; Targeted Selection – Competency based Interviewing; Selection and Making an Offer; The Importance of Diversity; and The Induction of New Staff.
The following topics are covered: Employers rights and obligations; Employees rights and obligations; and Legislation.
The following topics are covered: Managing Employee Relations; Staff Motivation; Communication; Dealing with Conflict; Grievance Procedure; and Disciplinary Procedure.
The following topics are covered: Monitoring & Recording Performance; Performance Agreement; Performance Plan; Monitor and Review; and Performance Review.
The following topics are covered: Importance of Keeping Records; How and When to Store Information; Data Protection Act 1998; and Email and use of the Internet within Personnel.
The following topics are covered: Understanding the Payroll Function; Paying an Employee; Deductions; and Pay Statements.
The following topics are covered: Identifying Training Needs; Choosing External Training; Planning the Training; Preparing the Training; Delivering the Training; and Evaluating the Training.
The following topics are covered: The aims of team building; Organisation and planning; How to get the most out of a team; A successful team building structure; Taking team building into the office; and Further information on team building.
The following topics are covered: Understanding Coaching; When to Coach; Providing Feedback; Setting Objectives; When to Intervene; Review & Learn from the Experience; Common Problems; Role & Responsibilities in Mentoring; Identify Individual Mentoring Needs; Effective Mentoring Relationships; Review Progress; and Evaluating Effectiveness of Own Practice.


There are no particular entry requirements for this course, so students can sign up providing they are comfortable studying at a Level 3 standard.

Course Duration & Online Support

You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.

As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.


You will be assessed on TMAs (Tutor Marked Assignments). Most TMAs consists of short paragraph answers, although some TMAs may have a specific word count. The main criteria to pass as assignment is to prove to the tutor that you have fully understood the question and have answered it sufficiently.

If the assignment is not of the required level or needs an amendment it will be detailed in your tutor feedback so you can make any required changes. The course tutor will be happy to give guidance as to how you might improve you answers. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

About ABC Awards & Certa Awards Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained.

The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

Information on level descriptors can be found on the Ofqual’s level descriptors page.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Additional information

Course Format

Paper Based Materials

Self-Study Time

Approximately 160 Hours (Self-Study)

Delivery Time

1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)