Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Diploma
Accredited by:
DHET, QCTO
Duration:
36 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Be able to study through distance learning, Be at least 16 years or older, Must have a Matric Certificate (Amended Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate), Must have completed the: Human Resource Management NATED N4 National Certificate AND Human Resource Management NATED N5 National Certificate AND Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Certificate, Write and understand English

The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma is the last qualification in the Human Resource Management NATED Programme. To receive this qualification you must have completed the following:

Matric College offers NATED courses in partnership with Bellview Institute of Distance Learning.

N6 Human Resources Diploma

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma Subjects

There are 3 Certificate courses you must complete before you can complete the 18 months of work experience to receive the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma. These Certificates courses are:

These are the Certificate courses and their subjects: 

Human Resource Management NATED N4 National Certificate 

Compulsory Subjects

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Personnel Management N4
  • Management Communication N4
  • Computer Practise N4

Human Resource Management NATED N5 National Certificate 

Compulsory Subjects: 

  • Personnel Management N5
  • Personnel Training N5
  • Labour Relations N5
  • Computer Practise N5

Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Certificate 

Compulsory Subjects

  • Personnel Management N6
  • Personnel Training N6
  • Labour Relations N6
  • Computer Practise N6
How NATED Courses Work

Career Opportunities

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Labour Relations Consultant
  • Recruiter
  • Employee Relations Consultant 
  • HR Administrator

What Will I Learn?

Practical Components: 

  • How to work in a Human Resource Management field 
  • Communication with other employees 
  • Understand Human Resources Management principles 
  • Application of HR strategies

Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma Assessments

There are no assessments for the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma. However, there are assessments for the N4, N5, and N6 NATED Human Resource Management National Certificates.

Human Resource Management NATED N4 Certificate3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Human Resource Management NATED N5 Certificate3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Human Resource Management NATED N6 Certificate3 open book assignments for each subjectOne final examination set by the DHET
Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma

No assignments

(Must complete 18 months work experience to obtain this qualification)

No final examination

(Must complete 18 months work experience to obtain this qualification)

18 Month Work Experience

To receive the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma, you must complete 18 months of work experience. Here is how you can apply: 

  • Register on the iWIL website 
    • The iWIL website is designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training 
    • The purpose of the website is to help students find volunteer work where they can gain experience
  • Once you have registered, you will receive a job in a company at which you will complete your work experience 
  • We will send you a logbook that you must complete throughout your work experience
    • You do not have to apply for a logbook, we automatically send you one 
  • The manager of the business overseeing your work experience must sign off the logbook 
  • Send the logbook back to us and we will send it to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for approval 
  • Once the DHET has approved your logbook, they will issue your Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma
NATED N6 National Diploma Log Book

Yes, HR is a good career. This is a rewarding career as you have the opportunity to impact people’s lives in the office. These are some of the things that make HR a good career: 

  • You listen to employee concerns 
  • Resolves conflicts 
  • Create a safe working environment for all employees 
  • Coordinate benefit packages for employees 
  • Give work opportunities to interns

Yes, Human Resource jobs are in demand. This course offers management skills which are scarce skills in South Africa. This increases your chances of finding employment.
High Demand Statistics

Finding any employment can be challenging. However, it is not hard to find employment in HR if you have the following: 

  • Work experience 
  • Knowledge, and skills 
  • An accredited qualification 

These are the components that our NATED Human Resource Management Courses at Matric College equip you with. Looking for employment with these components makes you a desirable candidate in the workplace.

The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma is best. This is a qualification that is recognised nationally. Obtaining the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma will allow you to further your studies or look for employment anywhere in South Africa.

These are the duties of a Human Resource Manager: 

  • Oversee employees 
  • Conduct performance reviews 
  • Encourages the staff to work better 
  • Monitors recruitment process 
  • Creates training programmes 
  • Hires new employees

Yes, HR careers pay well. This is because HR is a career that falls under the management sector. This sector is in demand in South Africa. Careers that are in demand are well paid because not many people are available.

Yes, HR has a future. Companies will always require the Human Resource Management department to keep a safe working environment for everyone. HR ensures that all employees follow the company regulations regardless of their position in the company. This helps everyone work in a safe and peaceful environment which helps the company run smoothly.

Yes, you can do HR from home. Human Resource Management includes duties that can be conducted from home. These are: 

  • Communicating to employees 
  • Drafting policies 
  • Drafting employee leave days 
  • Advertising career opportunities 
  • Writing reports on finances used for employee benefit packages

Your Next Step Is To Get Employment Or Further Your Studies

You can use the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma to do the following: 

Get Employment  

You will be a desirable candidate to employers when applying for work with the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma. This is because of the following:  

  • You have an accredited qualification 
  • You have 18 months work experience 
  • You have acquired a scarce skills qualification 
  • You are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge 

Further Your Studies 

You can use the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma to further your studies with Matric College.

Why Choose To Study With Matric College?

  • You study from home 
  • Save time and money 
  • Set up your own study sessions 
  • Study at the pace you prefer 
  • Study while you work 
  • Gain an accredited qualification 
  • Gain a skills-based qualification 
  • There are tutors available to assist you from Monday to Friday, 08:00 am to 05:00 pm
  • Study the Human Resource Management NATED Programme at Matric College 
    • Gain 18 months work experience 
    • Gain skills and knowledge 
    • Gain a National Diploma in Human Resource Management 
  • Use the work experience and qualification to boost your CV
  • Apply for an HR Manager position
  • Work as an HR Manager

Yes, HR Managers can be rich. This is because HR Managers earn high salaries. They have a better chance to become rich than other HR careers.

A good HR Manager does the following:

  • Manages the staff with respect 
  • Listens with empathy 
  • Takes objective decisions 
  • Motivates the staff 
  • Follows the company regulations 
  • Dismisses employees who do not comply with company regulations

R 374 220 yearly

The average salary of an HR Manager is R31 185 per month in South Africa.

Source: Indeed

Yes, the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma is worth it. This qualification is accredited by the DHET and the QCTO. An accredited qualification makes it easy for you to find employment because of the following: 

  • Employers value accredited qualifications because they believe you have been taught by a professional 
  • Accredited qualifications are monitored by a quality council to ensure they are of quality 
  • You have been equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to qualify to work in the Human Resource Management field

You can use the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma to do the following: 

  • Get employment
    The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma will increase your chances of gaining employment because you will have the following: 
  • An accredited qualification
  •  18 months of work experience 

  • Study further
    You can use the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma to further your studies with Matric College. We have a variety of other courses you can study to advance yourself even more.

The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma is not equivalent to other qualifications. Equivalent qualifications have the same learning outcomes. The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma has different learning outcomes from other qualifications.

A National N Diploma is designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training while a Diploma is created by a college or university. The two have different learning processes and outcomes.

Application Process

How Do I Study Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma

Step 1: Register for the Human Resource Management NATED Programme

Step 2: Complete 18 months work experience 

Step 3: Receive the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma from the DHET

Where Can I Study Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

You can study the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma at Matric College. You study the course from home. This is because we are a distance learning college. You can communicate with your tutors to assist you with questions relating to your course assessments through email, calls, or WhatsApp.

When Can I Start Studying Human Resource Management: NATED N6 National Diploma?

We will send you the course study material which arrives in 5 to 7 days, once you have received this you can start studying.

Frequently Asked Questions

A NATED course is a course designed by the Department of Higher Education and Training to train students with theoretical and practical knowledge that prepares them for the work environment.

NATED stands for National Accredited Technical Education Diploma.

Yes, you can study the Human Resource Management NATED Programme at Matric College without Maths. You only need a Matric Certificate to apply.

The Human Resource Management NATED N6 National Diploma is at NQF Level 6.

The HR Executive is higher than an HR Manager.

The next qualification after a National N Diploma is a National Diploma Qualification.

No, you can not apply to a university with the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National N Diploma. You need a Matric Bachelor’s Degree to apply. Each university may have different admissions requirements.

No, you cannot do a Degree with the Human Resource Management NATED N6 National N Diploma at university. You must first do a Diploma Qualification and then do a Degree.

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Author: Mulisa Nethononda
Editor: Amy Venter
Date Published: March 1, 2022

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