Along with the Introduction, there are five lessons you’ll work through.
Lesson One – looks at the role of HR, the recruitment and selection process which includes looking at reasons for recruitment, job descriptions, recruitment methods, interview preparation and handling and more.
Lesson Two – a key HR lesson which looks at the different types of employment contract, how to prepare for a new employee. How to plan induction sessions, how to keep proper personnel files and data protection.
Lesson Three – this lessons looks at employee salaries, the National Minimum Wage, how pay is made up, employee benefits, Working Time Regulations, flexible working and the staff handbook.
Lesson Four – you’ll look into maternity rights, maternity leave and returning to work, paternity and adoption rights, managing and reducing absence, sickness policy, disciplinary rules and procedures, terminating employment and associated tasks.
Lesson Five – here you’ll look at managing employee performance, appraisals, identifying training needs, planning, implementing and evaluating training, health and safety responsibilities of an employer, careers in HR. "