Course Summary

Course Name:
N6 Human Resource Management
Certification Type:
Course Level:

N6 Human Resource Management: National Certificate

The N6 Human Resource Management Certificate is the last course on your way to a truly special career. This is a career in which you get to help others reach their true potential, as well as help yourself earn good money in any industry you can think of. All businesses need someone who can make sure their staff is performing at their best.

This course, combined with 18 months of practical experience, will give you a National N Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Course Information:

Course:National Certificate: N6 Human Resource Management
Accredited by:Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO)

There are three open book assignments that can be completed at home, as well as the final exam set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Exam opportunities:
There are two exam opportunities.
May/June and October/November

Award type:National N Certificate
Award issued by:DHET
SAQA ID:66997
NQF level:The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 06
Length of course:12 Months
Entrance requirement:National Certificate: N5 Human Resource Management


Human Resource Management N4 

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

Human Resource Management N5

  • Personnel Management N5
  • Personnel Training N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5 or Computer Practice N4

Human Resource Management N6

  • Personnel Management N6
  • Personnel Training N6
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Computer Practice N6 or Computer Practice N5


You will be able to claim the National Certificate: N6 Human Resource Management after you have passed all your assignments and exams. This certificate is awarded to you by the DHET.

Career Paths in Human Resources

  • Labour relations
  • Compensation/ benefit analyst
  • Human resources information systems
  • Training and development

Gaining Your Practical Work Experience

Looking for companies who offer workplace-based training requires quite an amount of time and effort. To make things easier, the DHET has created a free service in which you simply sign up and your profile will be matched with employers who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in Human Resources.

How do I get Started?

Here are the ways in which you can get in touch with us and start studying.

  1. Fill in the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly.
  2. Call us toll-free: 0800 39 00 27
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