Human Resources Level 3

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Perfect for anyone who hopes to build a career in the field of Human Resources, this Level 3 Certification is a great way to gain the skills you need to excel, and to make sure those skills are recognised by potential employers. This course takes approximately 120 hours to complete.


Human Resources Level 3

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Our Human Resources Level 3 course is ideal for those considering a career move into HR. This flexible course enables you to study from home whilst gaining the skills needed for a new career in Human Resources.

This course will equip you to join the exciting and fast growing Human Resources industry. You will gain a greater understanding of the basics of HR management and discover the principles and best practices for HR administration. Some of our students have gone on to create their own business.

  • FREE Business Start Up Course worth £95 included.

All your course materials are delivered to you by post or using our online learning portal, to make it as easy as possible for you. We also provide email support from approachable, expert tutors who will support you throughout your studies.

In this Human Resources course you will:

  • Learn about infrastructure management and employee contribution
  • Learn how to select staff from interviews and tests
  • Discover how to deliver inductions when new staff come onboard
  • Learn how to work well with others
  • Gain skills for preventing harassment and bullying in the workplace and explores conflict resolution
  • Learn about influences and attitudes as well as behaviours and personalities.

Course Units

Unit 1: Introduction to Human Resources

Unit 2: Enlistment, Selection and Introduction of Staff

Unit 3: Creating and Updating Personnel Records

Unit 4: Employee Performance & Development

Unit 5: Staff Management and Relationships

Unit 6: Disciplinary, Grievances and Tribunals

Unit 7: Termination of Employment

Human Resources Facts

Prospect recruitment and Neocase conduced surveys to understand additional detail relating to human resources:

  • High earning potential as the average salary for HR professionals is £32,948
  • Recruiters spend on average 7 seconds reviewing a CV, with 76% being discounted for having an unprofessional email address
  • HR officers earn an average salary of £25,000, but managers earn £36,000 and directors £70,000
  • 93% of recruiters working within HR are likely to look at a candidates social media profile
  • 26% of employee are not employed due to a ‘weak handshake’ at interview!


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or skills in human resources are needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the guidance of our personal tutors whose industry experience within human resources can help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies. With twelve months tutor support, you have the option of completing in as little as three months, or using the full twelve months.

You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you to decipher your course materials and answer your questions.

Only one click away, you can trust that help will be there when you need it…


Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!


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    Before signing up I was a bit hesitant to do a course from home, but once I had received my course material I knew I have made the right decision, it also helped that I could pay in installments over the next 6 months. My tutor Diane is extremely helpful and very approachable. I hig...


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    Before signing up I was a bit hesitant to do a course from home, but once I had received my course material I knew I have made the right decision, it also helped that I could pay in installments over the next 6 months. My tutor Diane is extremely helpful and very approachable, the lev...


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    Very quick/easy sign up, course was sent across within 24hrs, course modules easy to follow, support fantastic. Quite surprised how quick I am managing to get through the units. Overall I’m thoroughly enjoying my home learning experience :)


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    I had to leave college as I was struggling to commit to the course I was doing, due to childcare issues. The only other option I had, was to start doing a course from home. At the start I was struggling as to what course was best for me, the staff at Association of learning talked me ...


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    One word - AMAZING! 100% would recommend this course to others. Tutors were all of great help, including the customer service staff talking me through the payment plans.

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    I have really enjoyed working my way through this HR course and have learnt so much, would recommend to anyone wanting to further their knowledge on the various aspects of Human Resources. Thanks again, Dean.


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