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Certificate in Human Resource Management for the Hospitality Industry

Status: Closed




12 Weeks


Sport, Leisure & Tourism

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the human resource management function in the context of the hospitality sector. This module will equip up and coming managers with the tools needed to identify labour needs, effectively resource and onboard employees, conduct effective job chats and performance appraisals, identify training and development needs and succession plan for their department/organisation. These important skills will enable the learner to communicate more effectively with their team, achieve greater motivation and subsequently greater results.

What are the entry requirements?

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: A Level 6 qualification or equivalent

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

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What modules will I study?


  • Introduction to HRM
  • Establishing the context of HRM for the Service Sector
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Culture
  • Employee Resourcing for the Service Sector
  • Training & Development for the Service Sector
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership

Are there opportunities for further study?

Successful completion of this course may qualify students for exemption in further studies.


What are the career prospects?

Successful completion of this course may support a student progress into supervisor/management role within the hospitality sector.

More Information


The next intake for this course is Spring 2022.

This course is one semester in length and will be delivered online.

This programme will be run online over 12 weeks, 2 evenings per week, 2 hours per evening, 7pm to 9pm. 

What will the time commitment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college.  The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.


100% continuous assessment 


Certificate in Human Resource Management for the Hospitality Industry (Level 7, 10 Credits)

Application Deadline


For Queries Relating to the Course Content

Contact Name: June O'Byrne-Prior




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