New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Human Resource Management Strand)
New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Human Resource Management Strand)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Human Resource Management Strand)

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5)

Get into Human Resource (HR) Management with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Human Resource Management Strand). Learn core Human Resource and Management skills that will help you get gain employment in a variety of business entities in entry-level Human Resource roles.

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Key Details
Invercargill
Qualification:
Diploma
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Duration:

One year full-time

Part-time study is available.

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 25 June

2021 Semester 2: 12 July to 19 November

Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • $505 Direct material costs (Full-time)

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates of the Human Resource Management strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of the principles and practices of HR functions for recruitment, development, performance management, and health and safety within an entity.
- Adapt to changes in given organisational context/s with effective HR strategies.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide HR-specific information and advice within a recognised industry ethical framework.

Get into Human Resource (HR) Management with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Human Resource Management Strand). Learn core Human Resource and Management skills that will help you get gain employment in a variety of business entities in entry-level Human Resource roles.

This course will teach you general business knowledge and essential Human Resource Management skills that are needed to succeed in a range of specialised business operational contexts.

Learn about:

  • Human Resource Management principles, functions and strategies
  • Accounting principles
  • Professional communication
  • Management and marketing Principles
  • Change and HR practices
  • Health & Safety
  • Workplace relationships

ACC502 Introduction to Accounting

An introduction to financial accounting statements and their associated components, ranging from small businesses to public companies.

COM540 Professional Communication

An introduction to the theories, principles and practical skills associated with effective intrapersonal, interpersonal, oral and written modes of communication. The paper will introduce students to the appreciation of cultural identities within New Zealand society in a business environment.

MAN530 Principles of Management

This paper provides students with an introduction to the principles and processes of management and how they are applied to address current issues.

MAN535 Principles of Human Resource Management

An overview of human resource management specific to the New Zealand Environment, within a business context.

MKT571 Principles of Marketing

This paper provides students with a working knowledge of fundamental marketing concepts relevant to contemporary organisations.

MAN536 Introduction to Health and Safety

An introduction to workplace health and safety legislation, regulations, codes of practice, standards, and guidance documents and focuses students on the establishment and usage of these documents in the workplace.

MAN537 Workplace Relationships

An overview of strategic workplace relationships, including managing conflict situations and the potential impact of workplace relationships upon business operations.

MAN538 Change and HR strategies

This paper provides students with an understanding of the cultural and productivity impacts which change can have within an organisation and knowledge of how to effectively manage the change process. Included within the paper are the appropriate human resource strategies to identify, apply, and monitor change.

Graduates of the New Zealnd Diploma in Business (L5) Human Resource Management strand will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in entry-level Human Resource roles such as:

  • HR administrator, 
  • HR assistant, 
  • HR coordinator. 

The skills and knowledge can also be applied to supervisory or first line management roles.

 

Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of 4 years secondary education, and have attained a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 2.

Applicants under 20 years:

  • 10 credits at NCEA Level 2 in both literacy and numeracy 
  • Other desirable subjects include computing, communication and customer service skills
  • Four years’ secondary education 

Applicants over 20 years:

Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at level 2 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years.

They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A¬ level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or

Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction;or

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment

 

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination – B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests 
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: 
  • a) Level 4 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36 
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band 

The Head of Faculty will determine the maximum number of students permitted to enrol in the diploma programme. All enrolments in the NZ2459 New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) with strands in Human Resource Management, and Marketing and Sales are approved at the discretion of the Programme Manager/Programme Operations Manager in consultation with the Head of Faculty and teaching staff as required.

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