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NOC 1121 – Human resources professionals

This Human Resources Administration program gives the students hands-on Human Resources Training that employers demand. The program will teach students to develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise employers and employees on human resources matters. Human resources professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, graduates can work as accounting administrators or below occupations list:

  • Classification officer – human resources
  • Compensation research analyst
  • Conciliator
  • Employee relations officer
  • Employment equity officer
  • Human resources consultant
  • Human resources research officer
  • Job analyst
  • Labor organization business agent
  • Labor relations officer
  • Mediator
  • Union representative
  • Wage analyst

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12/GED or equivalent
  • Mature Student status (19 yrs. or older)
  • Score of 23 on Wonderlic test.
  • International students require IELTS at least 5.5 band
  • or Canadian Language Benchmark Test level 6
  • or college’s ESC program.


Course Information

  • Program Type: Diploma
  • Work Experience: 160 Hours
  • Classroom: 800 Hours
  • Program Length: 11 Months
  • Delivery Method: In-Class/Online Delivery
  • Campus: Surrey, BC, Canada


Program Info

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

The Human Resources Administration diploma program prepares graduates for positions working in throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
At the end of this program, successful students will be able to:

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labor relations strategies including policies, programs, and procedures to address an organization’s human resource requirements
  • Advise employers and employees on the interpretation of human resources policies, compensation and benefits programs and collective agreements
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labor disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labor relations
  • Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales, and competency appraisal measures and systems
  • Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training, and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs
  • Manage programs and maintain human resources information and related records systems
  • Hire and oversee training of staff
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies
Student Progress/ Assessment Methods

Students will be assessed through written tests, computer-based tasks and assignments. After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to the tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
Students will be required to complete 160 hrs. of work experience. To qualify for work experience, students are required to maintain a minimum C grade average or higher and a minimum attendance of 85%.

Attendance Expectations

85% of classes must be attended to achieve competency for this qualification

Graduation Requirements Minimum C grade average is required for graduation


Program Hours

Subjects Number Of Hours
SFCS100 Strategies for College Success

20 Hours

DAP101 Introduction to Financial Accounting 40 Hours
MATH100 Business Mathematics 40 Hours
COMP101 Introduction to Computers 20 Hours
COMP102 Introduction to Word Processing 40 Hours
COMP103 Introduction to Spreadsheets 40 Hours
COMP104 Introduction to Presentation Software 20 Hours
BCOM105 Business Communications 80 Hours
BMGT106 Introduction to Management 40 Hours
BLAW101 Business Law 40 Hours
BMGT101 Introduction to Human Resources 80 Hours
BMGT112 Introduction to Organizational Behavior 40 Hours
BMGT114 Introduction to Labor Relations 40 Hours
BMGT116 Recruitment and Selection 40 Hours
BMGT118 Compensation and Benefits 40 Hours
BMGT115 Training and Development 20 Hours
BMGT117 Occupational Health and Safety 20 Hours
CAPS190 Capstone Project 80 Hours
BETH190 Business Ethics 20 Hours
EMPL111 Career Employment & Strategies 40 Hours
SSPR 100 Work Experience 160 Hours
Total 960 Hours


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