The South African Board for People Practices role is to professionalise the HR function to ensure that HR becomes an increasingly recognised and respected profession. The Board is an accredited ETQA (Education and Training Quality Assurance body) under the NQF Act and Skills Development Act. The SABPP was established in 1982. In 2002 SABPP was recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority as an ETQA and in 2011 as a professional body. In 2013, SABPP made history by developing the world’s first national HR Standards, followed in 2014 by an HR Audit Framework.
A person acquiring this qualification will be able to manage first line managers in an organisational entity. First line managers may include Team Leaders, Supervisors, Junior Managers, Section Heads and Foremen. The focus of this qualification is to enable learners to develop competence in a range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values.
The skills, knowledge and understanding demonstrated within this qualification are essential for the creation of a talent pool of experienced and effective middle managers that represents the demographics of the South African society. This qualification will create a leadership cadre for the South African society throughout multiple industries and sectors both private and public.
This Qualification is for any individual who is or wishes to be involved in the Administration function within any industry, or non-commercial venture/organization. It is also the building block to advance the learner into the National Certificate in Business Administration Services: NQF Level 5.
The Core Component of the Qualification offers the learner knowledge and skills in the Management of Records, Comprehension of written and verbal texts, Business Writing, Problem Solving, Ethics, Cultural Awareness, Self Management and Self Development, Project Teamwork and Business Policies and Procedures. The Qualification through its Elective Component enables the learner to specialize in areas of Administration such as Reception, Executive Administration, Financial Literacy, Relationship Management, Legal Knowledge, Communication, Project Administration and Support, Call Centre Administration and Human Resources.
Purpose of the qualification
This diploma will be useful to people who operationalise some aspects of the core processes and practices across the four role clusters in human resources management and practices:
Purpose of the qualification
The qualification provides learners with specific learning and skills related to disputes and breaches as regulated by Labour Law. It will deepen their understanding of the South African Labour Relations field and will underpin their ability to use this learning in various organisational environments. The development of competence in this field will lead to better service delivery, institutional longevity, the promotion of wealth and job creation. This Diploma is designed to enable individuals to develop theoretical competencies and practical skills to operate effectively in the field because knowledge of the application of labour legislation is a business imperative and necessary for the strategic and operational success of any organisation.