Human Resources Administration

Level 5 | HRM | Excellent Employment | Small Class Sizes

Human Resources Administration

This course is designed to give learners the opportunity to study Business modules such as Human Resource Management, as well as Applied Economics and Accounting Manual & Computerised to deliver a comprehensive HRM course.

This course is aimed at those who are interested in the growth of HRM in the modern organisation and those who wish to use the programme as a launchpad for further studies in HRM.  Successful graduates may progressed to popular 3rd Level Business and Human Resources Management courses including: Business Studies in DCU (DC111), Human Resource Management in TU Dublin (TU906) and Commerce in UCD (DN650)

Key Information
QQI Level 5 | 5M2102
1 Year
Full time
September - May
Course requirements
  • Applicants should have Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent
  • Mature Applicants welcome
  • All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry
  • Use of computer / laptop and Wi-Fi is desirable
Course modules
  • Human Resources
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Accounting Manual & Computerised Payroll
  • Communications
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Word Processing
  • Maths (Optional)
  • European Language (Optional)
Education Progression

Human Resource Administration offers excellent progression routes for students to either progress onto the QQI Level 6 Advanced Administration course in Rathmines College or Higher Education options.

From the Advanced Level 6 course many graduates have gone on to study at National College of Ireland (BA Business & HRM), TU Dublin Tallaght (BA Business Management) and IADT Dun Laoghaire BA Business Applied Entrepreneurship.

The Business and HRM modules are a popular mix with students seeking to continue in education (Level 6 and Higher Education) and for those seeking career progression opportunities in the HRM sector.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are very successful in gaining employment in a range of sectors HR administration, working in both the public and private sector.  Skills learned through this HR course are very versatile with many sectors in constant need of HR staff.



The teaching staff are all so helpful and as a student of the college you will be guaranteed every element of support to get through your studies.
Sue English
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