Course Summary

Course Name:

Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

Certification Type:

Course Level:

N4, NQF5

Duration:

The Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate is the first theoretical study course you will take during your NATED Human Resource Management studies. In this course, you will learn the basic concepts of Human Resource Management.

Course Information:

Course Name

Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

AccreditationThe Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

Examinations

Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Internal Exam
Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 External Exam

Personnel Management N4 Internal Exam
Personnel Management N4 External Exam

Management Communication N4 Internal Exam
Management Communication N4 Internal Exam

Computer Practice N4 Internal Exam
Computer Practice N4 External Exam

Award Type

National Certificate: N4 Human Resource Management

Award Issued By

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

SAQA ID

66873

NQF Level

05 

Course Duration

6 to 12 Months

Entry Requirement

Matric Certificate:

Amended Senior Certificate
OR
National Senior Certificate

Subjects For Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

During your Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate studies, you will cover the following subjects:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Personnel Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practice N4


What Will I Learn?

While studying the Human Resource Management N4 course, you will learn the basics on:

  • Human Resources
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Personnel Management
  • Computer Practice


Career Opportunities:

Once you have successfully completed your Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course, you will be able to pursue careers such as a:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Human Resource Consultant


Salary Expectations

The monthly expected salary for the different Human Resource Management careers are:


Role And Responsibilities

As a professional in the Human Resource field, your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing candidates resumes
  • Hiring and interviewing staff
  • Handling payroll and compensating employees
  • Making sure company policies and practices are upheld
  • Organising and maintaining personal records

Each NATED Course Builds On The Next:

To start your NATED Human Resource Management course, you will need to have a Matric Certificate. Once you have your Matric, you are eligible to apply for the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course.

You can only move on to the Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate once you have successfully completed your N4 National Certificate course, and gained a Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate.


What Are My Options After Receiving A Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate?

After receiving your Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you can register for the Human Resource Management N5 course, and study towards the Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate

Human Resources Journey Infograph

You can also pursue entry-level jobs in Human Resource Management, such as becoming a Recruiter or a Human Resource Consultant.

Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Curriculum

During the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you will do four subjects, of which you will be required to write two examinations and complete two assessments for each.


Assessments To Be Completed In Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate

Your Human Resource Management N4 assessments will consist of:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Assessment 1
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 Assessment 2
  • Personnel Management N4 Assessment 1
  • Personnel Management N4 Assessment 2
  • Management Communication N4 Assessment 1
  • Management Communication N4 Assessment 2
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 1
  • Computer Practice N4 Assessment 2


Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Exams

Your Human Resource Management N4 examinations will consist of one internal examination and one external examination, for every subject studied.

Why Choose To Study With Bellview Institute of Distance Learning?

Studying the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course through Bellview has many advantages, as Bellview aims to make your time studying as easy as can be. View our benefits.

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Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate Facebook Group

Join our Human Resource Management Facebook Group if you have any queries or want to learn more about the N4 Human Resource Management course. There you will be able to communicate with our team as well as other students.

Bellview Institute of Distance Learning Application Process

Bellview Institute offers the following ways in which you can apply for a course. You can:


Call or WhatsApp: 065 656 9818
Landline Number: 021 838 8280


How Do I Study For A Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate?

To study for a Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you have to apply for the Human Resource Management N4 course using either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

While studying, you will be required to:

  • Complete all Human Resource Management N4 assessments
  • Complete all Human Resource Management N4 examinations


After successfully completing all assessments, and passing all examinations, you will receive your
Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate.


When Can I Start Studying Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate?

If you meet all the course entry requirements, you can start your Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course studies at any time. Apply for the Human Resource Management N4 course through Bellview’s website.

Frequently Asked Questions

A Human Resource Manager needs to have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills

Yes, you will need a Matric Certificate to start the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course. You can apply with either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

The Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate has 60 course credits.

It takes 6 to 12 months to complete the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate.

The Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate is on NQF level 05.

No, you can apply to begin your studies in Human Resource Management, namely your Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, with either a Grade 9 or equivalent certificate (for example ABET Level 1), which is set at NQF Level 3.

Offered by many FET, TVET, and Private Colleges countrywide, you can complete your Human Resource Management qualification via distance learning at one of the following:

  • Bellview Institute Of Distance Learning
  • Matric College
  • Skills Academy

You can study Human Resource Management: N4 National Certificate with a Matric Certificate or Matric Equivalent Certificate.

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO) accredits all NATED courses. This ensures that the NATED courses and qualifications meet the international educational standards.

The subjects you will cover during Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate included:

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Management Communication
  • Computer Practice
  • Economic

This qualification is on an NQF level 05.

You can follow the following career paths:

  • Labour Relations Officer
  • Compensation/Benefit Analyst
  • Human Resources Information Systems Analyst
  • Training and Development Officer
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Human Resource Consultant

Yes, NATED courses are internationally recognised. Each NATED course meets the international education standards.

A NATED N4 qualification is on an NQF level 05.

You will have three open book assignments that you can complete at home. You will also have a final exam set up by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Yes, the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate has the following SAQA ID number: 66873.

NATED qualifications are issued by the DHET and the QCTO.

Some important skills for Human Resource Management include:

  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Delegation skills
  • Knowing which tasks to prioritise
  • Conflict resolution

The NATED Human Resource Management programme is accredited by the Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

A Human Resource Management NATED N4 National Certificate course takes 12 months to complete.

An N4 certificate acts as a gateway to furthering your education. With an N4 certificate, you meet the requirements for an N5 certificate, which grants access to an N6 certificate and ultimately an N6 Diploma which makes you eligible to work in your desired field.

The N4 Human Resource Management: National Certificate is on an NQF level 05.

To find out the current course fees for the N4 Human Resource Management course, contact one of our course specialists.

The Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma is on an NQF level 06.

With an N4 Human Resource Management National Certificate, you can register for the Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate, or apply for entry-level jobs in Human Resources.

To pursue a career in Human Resources Management, you will need to have a:

  • Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate
  • Human Resource Management: NATED N5 National Certificate
  • Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Certificate
  • Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

The Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate covers a total of four subjects.

A Human Resource Manager earns around R35 000 per month in South Africa.

During your N4 Human Resource Management course, you will complete two assessments, and write two examinations, for every subject taken in your course year.

Human Resource Management is ranked as one of the best job options, generating a high salary, and having high demands for employment.

The first step to getting a job in HR is by earning the necessary qualifications. With a Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate, you will be able to pursue a range of HR jobs.

No, you cannot. There is no correlation between National Certificates and university entry requirements.

To register for the Human Resource Management N4 National Certificate course, you are required to have either a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

HR management is a scarce skill. You will be gaining the skills you need to be a great Human Resource Manager, you will also be bettering your chances of employment.

A Human Resource Management NATED N4 National Certificate course will take 12 months to complete.

No, you cannot. To study the Human Resource Management: NATED N4 National Certificate course, you will need a National Senior Certificate or an Amended Senior Certificate.

Author: Ashley Roskruge
Editor: Connor Bergsma
Date Published: May 31, 2022