HR Essentials - Online Training Package - CPDUK Accredited

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HR Essentials – Online Training Package - CPDUK Accredited.

HR Essentials - Online Training Package - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online HR Essentials training package. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

This online HR Essentials training package will help you develop essential communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills. These courses will enable you to build a strong team and ensure that productivity doesn’t suffer when challenges come up.

Course content

This online HR Essentials training package includes the following module:

  • Unit 1: Why training is vital for your workforce
  • Unit 2: How to start a training and development program
  • Unit 3: How to identify types of training available to your business
  • Unit 1: What are the 6 Competencies of Modern Human Resources
  • Unit 2: Why adapting to innovation is crucial
  • Unit 3: How to build on innovation within your organisation
  • Unit 1: What are the benefits of effective performance management
  • Unit 2: What role does HR play in the process
  • Unit 3: How to design and initiate performance management in your workplace
  • Unit 4: How to make processes effective and fair
  • Unit 1: How to construct a disciplinary process
  • Unit 2: What is the role of HR as an impartial advisor
  • Unit 3: How disciplinary matters should be investigated
  • Unit 4: How to conduct a fair process
  • Unit 1: What talent management is
  • Unit 2: What are the business benefits of managing talent
  • Unit 3: How to create a successful talent-management strategy
  • Unit 1: What is the role of HR
  • Unit 2: How to respond to bullying
  • Unit 3: How to protect employees from bullying and violence
  • Unit 1: How you can contribute to employee engagement
  • Unit 2: What are the benefits of an engaging culture at work
  • Unit 3: How to promote a culture of workplace engagement
  • Unit 1: How to ditch misconceptions about remote working
  • Unit 2: What are the benefits of flexible working
  • Unit 3: How to keep things running smoothly with tech
  • Unit 1: How to define HR issues
  • Unit 2: How to effectively manage absences
  • Unit 3: How to handle discipline and termination.


Who is the course for?

This online HR Essentials training package works as an HR training program that contains valuable information for those who work in human resources and managers, leaders, and people involved in hiring and employee training.

            Course aims

            This HR Essentials e-Learning package aims to develop in the learner:

            • Key skills in the management of human resources for successful business running
            • Knowledge of issues that will have to be handled by non-HR managers.

              Learning objectives

              Once you have completed this HR Essentials eLearning package, the learner will be able to:

              • Outline  how to create a workforce that is adaptable and responsive to change and innovation
              • State the best way to conduct performance management for effective business running
              • Discuss the effects of bullying and violence on the effective running of one’s organisation
              • Explore the benefits of remote working to one’s organisation.

                Learning outcomes

                The learning outcomes of this online HR Essentials training package are to:

                • Identify the benefits of offering training and development to employees in the gaining and retention of new skills
                • State how effective talent management within an organisation can uplift workers’ performance
                • Explain how to carry out disciplinary  procedures to keep one’s organisation on track
                • Justify employee engagement to increase productivity and well-being.

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                        How it works

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                        Learn Anytime, Anywhere, On Any Device

                        Learn at your own pace, at a time and place convenient to your circumstances

                        Individual learners can access their course material(s) 24/7 for 365 days from the date of purchase

                        In the case of organisations that order multiple licences for future use, the countdown will start when learners are allocated to the training course(s)

                        Assessment and Certification

                        Unlimited attempts to complete end of course assessments

                        On successful completion, download, print/save quality-assured CPD certificate

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                        Customer service teams interact with clients through email and live chat support

                        100% Money-Back Guarantee

                        We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied

                        Refund policy

                        To request a refund, you should email our support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed

                        You, or your learners, must not complete the training to make a valid refund claim. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates achieved will not be valid for a refund


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                        End of course assessment

                        At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.


                        On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

                        Course accreditation

                        The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

                        The Mandatory Training Group - CPDUK Accredited E-Learning Providers.

                        Why choose us

                        Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

                        The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

                          CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
                          Ofqual approved training centre (UK qualifications)
                          Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
                          Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
                          Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
                          Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
                          Immediate access to online courses and programmes
                          Highly interactive e-learning portal
                          Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
                          Self-paced online learning
                          Low carbon footprint through e-learning
                          Repository of online learning materials and assessments
                          Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
                          Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
                          Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
                          All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.


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                        Frequently Asked Questions

                        To enrol on this e-learning course, please add the course to your basket. From there, you will be redirected to our secure checkout page to complete your booking.

                        If you are booking the course for someone else, please click the ‘Buy For Others’ button at the upper right hand of this page.

                        Once your payment has been confirmed, you will receive a booking confirmation email with a receipt. Immediately after purchase, you will receive an email with further instructions and unique login credentials to access your learner account. Next, you will need to follow the instructions and login to your learner account.

                        Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

                        Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

                        These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

                        There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

                        Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

                        Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

                        To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

                        Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

                        We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

                        Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablets and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

                        For the best possible experience, we recommend that learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure no updates are pending on your browser.

                        There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

                        The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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