Human Resources Technician Course
The Human Resources Technician program is designed for individuals interested in maintaining or pursuing a career in the field of human resources.
The certificate provides updating and/or broadening the knowledge of employees in the field of human resources and for individuals desiring to enter the field. This course will provide a general survey of the theories and contemporary practices in the process of public and private administration. In addition to traditional topics in the field of personnel management, such as recruitment and placement, training and development, compensation and performance appraisals, the course will also focus on techniques for motivation, productivity, and creativity associated with individual and organizational effectiveness.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
American Heritage College awards the Certificate of Human Resources Technician to those who complete all the required courses for the program.
This program is taught in the English language; therefore, international students interested in enrolling shall show proof of proficiency by submitting high school diploma or GED. International students and students not proficient in English may be required to take the ESL offered by American Heritage College.
HRT 1: Introduction to Human Resources:
The module provides a general overview of the concepts and applications of the many parts of human resources. Topics include the nature of human management, strategic human resource planning, and issues in human resources, planning, and equal employment opportunity, analyzing and staffing jobs, training and developing human resources.
HRT 2: Introduction to Human Resources 2:
Standards, values, morals, and ethics have become increasingly complex which affect HR managers in where decisions will affect people’s jobs and their future employment. This module focuses on the ethical dilemmas encountered in the workplace, including legal considerations and values that relate to HR.
HRT 3: Wage, Salary & Benefits Admin:
The principal responsibilities of a compensation and benefits manager are establishing and maintaining an organization’s pay structure and benefits packages. This course will deliver the specialized knowledge and skills in the field which you need to develop compensation and benefits programs effectively including the discussions on key compensation legislation, objectives of a compensation and benefits system and compensation structures. Topics include basic systems and plans for compensating employees, incentives and executive compensation, principles and techniques in the administration of employee benefit programs.
HRT 4: Labor Relations:
Employee and Labor Relations is the functional area of HR professional whose primary focus is developing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees. It is the task of managers to have the knowledge and ability to adhere to organizational policy and state and federal labor law and laws affecting employee and labor relations, organizational culture and employee relations and employee involvement strategies. Topics include employee rights and discipline; union-management relations; collective bargaining and grievance management; and assessment systems.
HRT 5: Employment Law:
The module focuses on the study of law governing the employment relationship, including the establishment and termination of that relationship. Topics include unemployment compensation laws; workers’ compensation laws; hiring and firing practices; sexual harassment in the workplace; the Americans with Disabilities Act; and labor law basics under the National Labor Relations Act. Course examines current “black letter law” together with case decisions. Content is appropriate for persons whose career plans involve employee management.