As businesses realize the importance of attracting and retaining “the right people for the job,” demand for trained human resources personnel continues to increase. The Human Resources Professional diploma at program Vancouver Career College will provide you with a practical foundation in HR practices.
As a human resources student, you will learn about organizational behavior, workplace efficiency and change management, as well as the various ethical and legal issues that HR departments face. You will also develop essential negotiation, communication, listening and conflict resolution skills. In addition, you will study labor relations and learn about the Employment Standards Act and Human Rights Code. Staffing, benefits, compensation and training and development are also covered. You will gain hands-on experience with a five-week practicum.
Career opportunities for graduates of the Human Resources Professional program include human resources assistant, Industrial Relations officer, recruiter, staffing analyst and placement officer.