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Introduction to Human Resource Practices


This introductory course is ideal for individuals either entering or currently in employment within an HR team for a small or medium sized business.

Focusing on ways of approaching essential human resources-related tasks in a professional manner, it is a great short- course for enhancing your knowledge and improving your career prospects.

The course is taught by experienced teachers and HR professionals who can share their insight and knowledge with you to ensure you have a first-class learning experience.

Start dates and fees

Start Date

This course is offered on a rolling basis so please get in touch to find out when the next course is starting.

Classes are usually run from 9.15am to 4.45pm and are held at the college’s Derby Road campus.


The cost per person is £25; or will be free if you are earning less than £22,308 per annum or are unemployed and receiving benefits.

What will I study?

  • Disciplinary procedures and how to chair a disciplinary meeting
  • Appraisals
  • Performance management
  • Interviews
  • Managing absence

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

How long is the course?

One Day

What can I progress onto?

You may wish to progress on to the Level 3 Certificate in People Practice following successful completion of this introductory course.

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Please email  or call 0808 100 3626.

Next steps

Apply for this course

Please contact us on 0808 100 3626 or email

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0808 100 3626
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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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