Basic HR Training Course

In this one-day basic HR course, your team will learn how to recruit effectively, what an effective disciplinary process looks like, manage difficult conversations and prepare for conducting a performance review, on this basic HR training...
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From £98 per manager

  • Trainer: Lois Grant
  • People: Up to 12
  • Length: 6 – 7 hours
  • Inhouse: We Come To You

What You'll Learn

Following this basic HR skills training, HR professionals’ will:

  • Have a broader understanding of the key skills needed in HR management.
  • Be able to plan an effective performance review.
  • Be able to manage difficult conversations with employees.
  • Understand how to conduct disciplinaries
  • Be able to understand and improve employee engagement.

Following completion of this basic course in HR, you'll be a better prepared and more confident HR professional!

From "how do I manage a disciplinary?" to helpful strategies for improving employee engagement, you'll be taken through practical and step-by-step processes that help you develop the HR approach to your business..

“What great days! As a team it was great spending quality time together and made you feel you were a part of something bigger.”Leader, Synergy Partnership

Have this HR Course, delivered at your office, from £98 per person

This basic HR course can be delivered at your workplace, from £998 per team
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As a result of completing this basic HR skills course, learners’ will be able to:

  • Further develop their role as a HR manager.
  • Be able to prepare an effective performance review.
  • Be able to manage difficult conversations with employees and colleagues alike.
  • Understand how to recruit employees, using structured techniques, to improve employee retention.
  • Understand what an effective disciplinary process looks like.
  • Learn what makes for engaged employees

Following attendance on this core HR skills training, you'll be more confident in recruiting, selecting, engaging and managing your employees.

From "how do I improve employee engagement?" to helpful strategies for recruiting effectively and how to handle uncomfortable conversations, your managers will be taken through practical and effective techniques that will build their confidence in designing and following a sensible HR approach that promotes effective recruitment and competent management of employees...

“An interesting and stimulating day! Thank you- I really enjoyed it.” Head of Midwifery, Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • HR training on-site
  • Engaging HR trainer
  • Post-training support
  • From only £98 per manager
  • Pre-learning materials
  • Travel included

Get your inhouse HR training from £998 per team

Your inhouse HR training, delivered at your office, from £998 per team
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In-company HR Training Activities
Classroom exercises in the core management disciplines incorporating fun elements to practice core management skills and develop key learning points within the safety of a classroom environment.
Introduction: Your Year in Review
  • Summarise pre-learning
  • Reflect on your previous year and review what went well, what was challenging and what was learnt
  • Receive questions
The Benefit of Disciplinary Process : Your Organisation
This exercise will explore the organisations disciplinary process whilst helping learners understand their responsibility within it.

Difficult Conversations: We Need To Talk

A great exercise to build learners confidence in having difficult conversations with employees.

Effective Recruitment Process: To Do
A training exercise in best practice where learners prepare what needs to be completed prior to recruiting new staff.

Performance Review Exercise: How To Deliver A Performance Review
A practical exercise to help managers prepare effectively for a performance review. Learners plan and identify open questions required for an effective review.
Employee Engagement Exercise: The Importance of Engagement
Managers discover what the differences are between satisfied, motivated and engaged employees and why it matters.

HR Course Description

Learn how to build strong HR processes in your organisation and plan accordingly.

This basic human resources course is for managers and business owners who are yet to complete CIPD HR training.

The HR skills that business managers will bring back to their organisation are:

  • Explain The Role of HR
  • Understand Where They Are Winning And Need To Improve
  • Be Able To Manage Difficult Conversations
  • Prepare Performance Reviews
  • Explain The Importance Of The Disciplinary Process
  • Take Steps To Improve Employee Engagement
Training Styles

This introduction to human resources features a blend of classroom and on-line tools to build a strong introduction to HR. Managers gain insights into the core HR principles and processes with practical exercises and activities whilst completing reviews of their current approach to HR and the systems they rely on in their business.

You'll return to your day-to-day management role with a clearer understanding of what is required to strengthen the HR capability of your business. Furthermore, you'll gain access to our complimentary management skills app, accessible from your mobile in handy 60-seconds videos. Delivered in an animated style, with professional voice-overs, this bonus training is helpful in improving your general management skills.

Your Basic HR Training Course Tutor

Lois is your trainer and coach. With extensive experience across both commercial and public sector clients, Lois delivers this HR course and regularly receives positive feedback on her ability to engage employees quickly. Ofcourse, Lois is CIPD qualified, a Master Practitioner of NLP and is accredited in Myers Briggs Type Indicators, and DiSC leadership styles.

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Why choose this HR Course?

Further your organisation's HR processes with the UK's best-value HR training programs


Pre-learning training materials raise your managers’ knowledge of the subjects explored throughout their HR training.

Classroom Training

Cost-effective HR training delivered at your offices from £98 per manager.

Post Training Support

Our library of management videos via our app promotes learning retention and improves the effectiveness of your management skills


Your team of managers will benefit from pre-learning content and self-assessment exercises. These are provided below and should be completed before the inhouse management day.

Post-Learning Support

You'll practice your newly-developed management skills back in the workplace. Here you will need to recall your learning in busy day-to-day situations. Thankfully, we've an app for that.

Your essential management skills are accessible from your mobile in handy 60-seconds reminders. Delivered in an animated style, with professional voice-overs, you're only ever a phone or tablet away from a helpful 'bite-sized' recall of your basic management skills training.

Stronger Processes with Human Resources Training

An opportunity to build strong HR processes and build your confidence.

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Comments 2

  1. I am interested in attending one of your Essential HR training courses in London. Can you let me know when you are planning to run the next one, how I’d go about booking a place and what the cost would be?

    Many thanks,

    Polly Prior

    1. Post

      Thanks Polly. We have no public HR courses scheduled currently. If you are looking for HR training inhouse, with your team, feel free to call or request a quote online. Thanks

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