At Direct Placements we want to assist candidates who are entering the human resources (HR) sector for the first time, students, and those switching to a new profession. In order to deliver on these goals, we have created a sophisticated solution we refer to as Employment Placement Program (EPP). Candidates can tap into this program to receive structured mentoring from an experienced HR professional. Through this, they can understand and adapt to the demands of the UK job market, get mentored by an experienced HR professional, and gain relevant
Our human resources mentorship and
Depending on your background in HR as well as your learning needs, you can pick one or two levels to complete or even undertake all three levels to make yourself more qualified for a human resources role.
We have structured our HR mentorship and
Candidates gain increased knowledge of basic HR concepts, terminologies, and practices. Varied basic HR-related tasks will also be completed for comprehension and progress tracking. By giving emphasis on the foundations of the subject, candidates get the opportunity to fully understand what the HR function is all about, including the responsibilities it entails, the challenges it faces, and how it is affected by external factors like shifting labour market and government regulations. In addition to those, candidates will also learn about the following:
The human resources environment upon which HR professionals operate
Strategy development and planning in human resources
Understanding workforce, labour markets, and recruitment and selection process
Background checks conducted by human resources and how to go about them
Varied elements of the HR function (recruitment, selection, training and development, etc.)
Getting familiar with each HR element’s concepts and terminologies
Candidates who undertake this level are introduced to HR concepts that are beyond the topics covered in the fundamental level, such as disciplinary issues, ethical principles, and policy and guideline making. It is meant to hone planning and decision-making skills and improve capacity to deal with different situations that may arise in the workplace. Following are some of the relevant information that can be gleaned from this level:
Matters of workplace discipline: disciplinary issues and the measures to address them
Implementing different dismissal types
Ethical issues in the workplace and managing ethical principles
Preparation and standardisation of workplace policies and guidelines
Instituting workplace generational values
The workplace handbook and guidelines for its distribution
How to align human resources with the policies of the organisation
Understanding employment law and labour relations
Candidates can gain thorough understanding of practices and strategies for human capital development and their implementation in the workplace. With such knowledge, candidates can learn how to be more strategic in increasing or maintaining employees’ performance, enhancing productivity, and maximising human capital. The following are some of the topics touched upon in great depth at this level:
Performance management and performance culture in the workplace—going about performance appraisals and addressing poor performances
Giving emphasis on the development of human resources through trainings and other relevant activities
Why human capital matters in an organisation
Implications of behavioural science, government regulations, and court decisions in human resources
Understanding job analysis and design
Within the modules of this training program are general guidelines and information related to HR practices as well as tools you can use to better handle or manage the HR function. As you go through the course, you will be able to augment your understanding of different facets of managing human resources as well as the concepts essential to it, including organisational behaviour, employee motivation and satisfaction, leadership, conflict resolution, and communication just to name a few.
An introduction to organisational behaviour
The development of management thought
Organisational behaviour and its importance to management
The individual and the organisation
Motivation theories and their implications for management
The nature and meaning of job satisfaction
Conflict and conflict resolution
Communication processes and barriers
Remote mentorship, training &
In-house recruitment facilities to help secure employment and interviews.
Human resources training course
Certification on completion of
Reference & recommendation letters provided by partner HR firms.
FREE career HR coaching program & pre-interview screening tests, increasingly used by employers to select candidates.
Each mentorship program has a maximum of 10 candidates delivered in a friendly remote way which allows candidates to study full time, work full time, and still gain the work experience they need.
Candidates can ask questions and raise issues freely with their mentor. You can be assured that you will receive one to one individual attention from our team.
Our HR mentorship and
Those completely new to the human resources field or have no previous HR experience or qualification but are keen to take on the HR career path.
Those currently studying about human resources or are undertaking HR-related certification or qualification and would like to supplement their learning.
Those with experience doing HR work overseas and would like to gain full understanding of HR practices applicable here in the UK.
Owners of small to mid-sized companies who have limited knowledge of HR functions, but would like to learn how to effectively manage one or more HR tasks such as recruitment, employee training and development, compensation and benefits administration, etc.
for the entire program or
for each level
The full fee must be settled before the start of the mentorship program.
for the entire program
Settle £495 before the start of the mentorship program and pay the remaining balance in two monthly instalments of £250/month.
For non-graduates who opt to pay the £995 upfront, we will provide a
You can request more information about our mentoring and work experience program by completing the provided form.