Personnel Skills NCFE Level 2
At the end of the course students will be able to:
• Understand the importance of maintaining accurate personnel records
• Identify the legal requirements of data protection and use of data
• Locate sources of further information and keep abreast of legislation
• Assist in conducting an effective recruitment and selection process
• Contribute to an effective induction process
• Appreciate the concept of self-development, and action planning
• State the difference between disciplinary, capability and grievance procedures
• Understand basic employment legislation including health & safety, equal opportunities and diversity
This programme is designed for people who wish to improve their knowledge and make a greater contribution to personnel administration. The course provides an introduction to Personnel Management and progression from this course could include studying for a CIPD qualification.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support.
Students may study over any timescale of up to one year. To complete the course will take in the region of 60 hours of study.
Your study pack contains everything required to complete your course and no further purchases are necessary.
This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. No attendance at an exams centre is required.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 2 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The course is provided in conjunction with Kendal Publishing Limited – a licenced NCFE centre.
Students receive tutor support for a full one year from registration plus unlimited access to the student helpline during working hours.
Module 1: Records, Systems and IT
Initiating and maintaining accurate records
Manual and computerised systems
IT software and application in Personnel
Data Protection Act 1998
Email and use of the Internet within Personnel
Module 2: Recruitment and Selection
The importance of recruitment and selection
Overview - Recruitment process
Selection process and making an Offer
Self-Development in the workplace
Negotiations, and influence
Continuing Professional Development
Module 4: Employee Relations
Managing employee relations
Grievances in the workplace
Module 5: Legislation in Personnel
Employee protection rights
Trade Unions and redundancy