Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management – September 2020

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Funding information: Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part-time Evening

Course Overview

This course provides an industry-recognised qualification for those wanting to develop a career in HR management or further an existing career in the sector. This diploma can be studied part-time over one year. You will be required to attend college lectures and seminars for 6 hours per week (usually in the evenings). You will also need to dedicate some time to self-study and research.

Course Content

This course will broaden your perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals, as well as helping you to develop your human resources management knowledge and skills. You will also cover units including reward management, employee engagement and contemporary development in human resources. Modules on this course include: Managing & Coordinating the Human Resources Function, Reward Management, Employee Engagement, Organisation Development: Implications for Human Resources, Contemporary Developments in Human Resource Development.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 qualification (or higher) in a business related subject

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework

  • presentations

  • written assignments


Successful completion of the Level 5 diploma will allow you to progress to management based roles in the HR sector. You could also choose to extend your studied by progressing to a Level 7 diploma or ‘top-up’ business degree.