Full-Time I Course Type: National Qualification

Why this course is perfect for you?

Are you people and process driven? Would you like to be a part of a core team that empowers and contributes to an organisation and its staff? Then a Diploma in Human Resource Management is a suitable career path for you.

As a human resource professional, you will be the key driver of important employee policies and practices within an organization. Your focus will be training and development, employee performance management, reward, and compensation as well as maintaining reputable employee relationships. These fundamental functions contribute to overall employee satisfaction, and more importantly, help the company to operate effectively and efficiently.

Through the Diploma in Human Resource Management, you will be able to acquire these skills by covering the following subjects, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Management Communication, Computer Practice, Personnel Management and training and Labour Relations.

Within the modern business landscape, organizations have given priority to hiring skilled individuals to manage their employees, thus opening interesting and exciting opportunities for those who wish to pursue an education in this field.

How do I get in?

We have various touchpoints for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in a form, or pop into our campus where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.

Time you will spend on the course:

You can complete the diploma in 2 years with 18 months in-service training. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Can I study part time?

Yes, but you will need to register as a corresponding student. The National N-Diploma (practical) portion of this qualification is not available as a part-time option.


During the various National Lockdown Levels, it is important that the following minimum protocols are adhered to by all staff, students, and visitors:

  • Participation in health checks and screenings
  • Maintaining social distancing
  • Wearing masks at all times
  • Sanitization when entering the campus


  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Management Communication
  • Intro to Computer Practice
  • Personnel Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Personnel Training
  • Labour Relations
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management or Computer Practice
  • Personnel Management
  • Personnel Training
  • Labour Relations
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management or Computer Practice

All examinations are external (national). To qualify for a Diploma in Human Resource Management, a candidate must pass at least one of the following: Computer Practice N4 or Intro Computer Practice N4.

Admission Requirements

N4: Grade 12 (with related subjects and 50% pass)

N5: N4 Certificate or equivalent qualification

N6: N5 Certificate or equivalent qualification

Careers you’d be great at:
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Industrial or Labour Relations Manager
  • Recruitment Agent
  • Personnel Manager
The strength in your qualification:

Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training. All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate at each Level N4, N5, N6 and a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

When can I enroll?

Enrolment in January and July


18 months full-time (each level is 6 months). 18 months practical work experience in industry for a National N-Diploma.



Option 1: Complete the online ‘Contact us Form’ and one of the iCALC staff members will contact you.

Option 2: Complete the ‘Registration Form’ and email your form to, along with all supporting documents.

Option 3: Come to our campus and let us help you fill in all the forms.


The submission is checked, and all supporting documentation is verified.


Successful applicants will be required to pay the registration fee and first installment or deposit to finalize their registration.

The Registration is then captured and submitted, and your student number will then be issued.