HNC/HND Human Resource Management

HNC/HND Human Resource Management

The HNC Human Resource Management (HRM) will prepare candidates for employment in HRM and develop their knowledge and understanding of the roles, responsibilities and processes involved in managing human resources. This includes introduction to HRM; employment law; introduction to Continuing Professional Development (CPD); recruitment, selection and induction processes; interviewing; and HRM in the business context. Candidates will also develop their planning, analysis, synthesis, study and research skills.

The HND Human Resource Management (HRM) is a more complex award and will prepare candidates for employment at an appropriate level in HRM field or progression to higher education/ professional qualifications by developing their underpinning knowledge of theoretical HRM and related concepts. Candidates will develop their knowledge and understanding of the more complex HRM issues such as employee resourcing, talent management; performance management and research methods in HRM. As well as enhancing self-management skills, there is an emphasis on application of skills and knowledge to the organisation and the business context covering aspects such as finance; business culture and strategy; learning and development; behavioural skills for business etc .

Candidate Information

HNC Human Resource Management

The HNC Human Resource Management will prepare candidates for employment in human resource management and develop their knowledge and understanding of the roles, responsibilities and processes involved in managing human resources. Find out more

HND Human Resource Management

The HND Human Resource Management is a more complex award and will prepare candidates for employment at an appropriate level in HRM field or progression to higher education/ professional qualifications to by developing their underpinning knowledge of theoretical HRM and related concepts.  Find out more

Qualification content and delivery tools

Current

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC/HND Human Resource Management
Code: GF9N 15 and GF9P 16
Date: Version 02 (September 2013)
Download:

HNC/HND Human Resources Management Arrangements Document (1.32 MB)

Internal Assessment Reports

Lapsing

These Group Awards have been replaced by GF9N 15 and GF9P 16 with G7TY 15 now finished on 31/07/2016 and GFTX 16 finishing 31/07/2017.

Centres should note that when a Group Award is entered into its lapsing period, the following will apply:

  • the Group Award will be deleted from the relevant catalogue
  • the Group Award Arrangement document will remain until the qualification reaches its finish date at which point it will be removed form SQA website and archived
  • no new centres may be approved to offer the Group Award
  • centres should only enter candidates whom they expect to complete the Group Award during the defined lapsing period of 3 years for HNC and 4 years for HND. 

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC/HND Human Resource Management
Code: G7TY 15 and G7TX 16
Date: Version 07 (February 2015)
Download:

HNC/HND Human Resource Management Arrangements Document (633 KB)

Assessment Exemplars

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HN Assessment Exemplars

Your centre's SQA Co-ordinator will have access to these HN assessment exemplars on SQA's website. Please approach them for copies.


Title: Applied Continuous Professional Development Research Methods in Human Resource Management
Unit Number: DN7F 35
Code: CB3662
Edition: February 2007

Title: Collective Employment Relations Law
Unit Number: DN7D 34
Code: CB3660
Edition: February 2007

Title: Continuing Professional Development: Introduction
Unit Number: DN74 34
Code: CB2875
Edition: January 2006

Title: Employee Resourcing
Unit Number: DN7G 35
Code: CB3664
Edition: February 2007

Title: Human Resource Management: An Introduction
Unit Number: DN78 34
Code: CB2876
Edition: December 2005

Title: Human Resource Management: An Introduction
Unit Number: H1KP 34
Code: H1KP 34/AEX001
Edition: August 2012

Title: Human Resource Management: An Introduction to Finance
Unit Number: DN79 34
Code: CB3005
Edition: January 2006

Title: Human Resource Management: Graded Unit 1
Unit Number: DN7N 34
Code: CB3006
Edition: January 2006

Title: Human Resource Management: Graded Unit 2
Unit Number: DN7P 35
Code: CB3663
Edition: February 2007

Title: Human Resource Management: The Business Context
Unit Number: DN71 34
Code: CB3007
Edition: January 2006

Title: Human Resource Management: The International Context
Unit Number: DN7L 35
Code: CB3661
Edition: February 2007

Title: Individual Employment Relations: Law
Unit Number: DN75 34
Code: CB2873
Edition: January 2006

Title: Individual Employment Relations: Practice
Unit Number: DN76 34
Code: CB2874
Edition: January 2006

Title: Interviewing
Unit Number: DN77 34
Code: CB2959
Edition: January 2006

Title: Recruitment, Selection and Induction
Unit Number: DN7A 34
Code: CB2958
Edition: January 2006

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