Explore key HR areas such as employment law, recruitment, and workplace relations in a practical setting. This program equips you with the knowledge and tools to excel in the diverse and evolving field of human resources.

Academic Credential


Program Duration


Practicum Duration


What You Could Earn

UP TO $66,325

Become a Human Resources Professional

As a skilled Human Resource Professional, you will be equipped to handle key aspects of employee relations and workplace management across a multitude of sectors. This includes recruitment processes, employee records, understanding and applying employment laws, and contributing to a positive work environment. Your role will be essential in maintaining efficient and legally compliant HR operations within any organization. 

To prepare you, our program focuses on business and communications skills, organizational behaviour, project management skills, and human resource fundamentals including strategic human resource planning, compensation and benefits, recruitment and selection, training and development, labour management relations, and more.  

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What to expect

The Human Resources Professional Diploma is designed to prepare you for a career in human resources. Students learn how to coordinate onboarding, assist with compensation and benefits, and take part in training and development.

Industry-experienced instructors will teach you how to support workforces and employers with practical skillsets from key courses.

Your courses include: 

  • Organizational Behaviour 
  • Business Essentials 
  • Project Management 
  • Human Resources 
  • Compensation and Benefits 
  • Training and Development 
  • Labour Management Relations 
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning 
  • Employment Law 
  • Recruitment and Selection 
  • Effective Business Writing 
  • Business English and Proofreading 
  • Networking & Negotiation Skills 
  • Communications and Interpersonal Skills 
  • Microsoft Office Computer Skills 
  • Becoming A Master Student 
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills 
  • Career Management 
  • Practicum – hands-on job experience with an employer 

When you graduate, you will be job-ready with experience in your field. Your program includes a 7-week practical work experience in addition to your HR Diploma course content — allowing you to apply your knowledge in a business’s human resources department or consulting firm as a practicum student. 

Graduating students also receive a full range of professional Career Services covering resume & marketing materials preparation, interview skills, and job search techniques. 

New career opportunities

As a graduate of the Commerce: Human Resources Diploma program you can find employment in a wide range of businesses, across a variety of sectors including commercial organizations, not-for-profits, government, and entrepreneurial environments as a: 

  • Human Resource Professional 
  • Payroll Administrator 
  • Special Event Coordinator 
  • Human Resources and Recruitment Officer 
  • Supervisor General Office and Administrative Support 
  • Manager of Volunteer Resources 

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