Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course

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Take your first step in Human Resources and discover how you can easily know the ropes! Starting a career in Human Resources is an inspired decision if you like working with people and you’re passionate about getting the most out of their professional potential through proper motivation, evaluation and training.

Behind all of these, there are procedures, forms and regulations you will need to comply with. Maybe it seems a little bit complicated at the beginning but you don’t need to worry about this.

We’ve made it easier for you cutting off all the unessential and simplifying it to the core to provide you with the real knowledge to use in real-life situations.

The Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course is the result of more than 10 years of working closely with experienced human resources professionals, executive managers and business owners to share what knowledge and relevant insider secrets a Human Resources Assistant must know.

The position of HR Assistant is one that opens your path in Human Resources and gives you huge career advancement opportunities. Mastering the essentials in HR procedures and regulations, employees’ evaluation, training and motivation, will help you do your job as a genuine HR professional and rise fast in your career.

Enroll now and discover the benefits of becoming a skillful Human Resources Assistant!

You will know how to:

  • Elaborate the structure of the job description
  • How to prepare, assist and conduct job interviews
  • Write HR procedures and use the memos, internal rules, weekly reports and decision notes
  • Apply the induction to a new employee
  • Effectively evaluate the employees using the management by objectives and the 360-degree feedback
  • Properly define the performance criteria
  • Effectively train the employees using the 6 main methods of internal training
  • Elaborate more easily the career plan using real-life certified methods to do it
  • Properly apply the labor equity and non-discrimination
    …and so much more

Who is this Human Resources course for?

The Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course is for anyone who wants to start a successful career in Human Resources. No prior knowledge is necessary.

Career Path - The Essential Skills for The Human Resources Assistant Course allows you to fulfill various roles:

  • Human Resources Assistant, HR Advisor
  • Human Resources Officer, Training Officer
  • HR Operations Assistant, Payroll Assistant
  • Recruitment Assistant, Junior HR Specialist


Module 1 - How to work with the Procedures and the Forms Used in HR

1.1 How to communicate with the employees within the company

1.2 When we use memos, internal rules, weekly reports and decision notes

1.3 Practical rules for a better internal communication

1.4 How to organize the human resources department in 5 separated divisions

1.5 Why it is important to elaborate the internal organizational chart

1.6 Which are the mandatory and necessary job description items

1.7 Case study on the job description for Marketing Specialist

1.8 Case study on the job description for Internal Communication Assistant

1.9 How to write an HR procedure and what it actually comprises

1.10 Employment procedure model with immediate practical implementation

1.11 What are the forms and documents used in HR – the complete list

Module 2 - The Integration of the New Employees and the Career Plan

2.1 What is the induction of a new employee and why it is important for the company

2.2 How we go through the 3 integration steps of the new employee

2.3 How to establish the integration period for each job

2.4 What documents and information we provide for integrating the new employee

2.5 Who are the most indicated people to integrate the new employee

2.6 How to ensure the professional training of the new employee

2.7 How to identify the need for training and how to elaborate the employee training plan

2.8 The 6 methods used by large companies for the internal training of their employees

2.9 How to elaborate more easily the Career Plan by dividing it into 5 major motivations

2.10 12 real life certified methods for employees’ career development

2.11 How to apply the organizational culture for developing the employees’ career

Module 3 - How to Evaluate the Performance of Human Resources

3.1 How to organize the evaluation activity and what objectives we have to pursue

3.2 How to set the objectives for human resources evaluation

3.3 How to define the performance criteria

3.4 What methods and tests we can use within the evaluation

3.5 How we can apply the evaluation method based on the behavior of the employee

3.6 What are the benefits of the management by objectives as an evaluation method

3.7 How to use the 360 degree feedback method to generate both feedback and solutions

3.8 How and when we should use the Assessment Centers

3.9 How to conduct the exit interview and which are its practical benefits

Module 4 - Regulations and Discipline at Work

4.1 What are the rights of the employee and the employer regarding discipline at work

4.2 How to create a good organizational climate

4.3 What contains the Internal Regulations Policy

4.4 What is the essential in the Code of Professional Conduct

4.5 Example - when the dress code can be imposed and what specific regulations it contains

4.6 How we can apply equity and non-discrimination in labor

4.7 What is the disciplinary offence and what are the specific sanctions we can apply

Module 5 - Practical Methods to Motivate Human Resources

5.1 What is motivation and what is our role as Human Resources specialists

5.2 How we can find out what motivates employees to be more proficient and how to apply this

5.3 Before using any motivation method it is necessary to meet the basic needs of the employees

5.4 Why the need for security and safety is so important for employees

5.5 How we can use belongingness to increase the employees’ motivation

5.6 Which buttons we have to push to meet the employees’ need for esteem and importance

5.7 How to meet the self-realization needs of the company’s employees

5.8 7 nonfinancial ways to increase the employees’ motivation in the real life

5.9 When we should give rewards to achieve a higher motivation level for employees

5.10 What are the major factors that lower the employees’ motivation

5.11 Top 10 priorities of employees to efficiently motivate them

5.12 20 tested methods to increase the employees’ motivation and involvement

human resources course

  • 118 course pages in a premium business magazine format that you can easily print
  • 14 real-life examples with extra knowledge from the most experienced professionals
  • 11 high-quality infographics that help you understand everything easier and quickly
  • 18 real cases practical applications with role-playing for easily putting into practice everything you learn
  • Feedback for every answer and option you choose on the real cases practical applications
  • Full Guidance & Support
  • Graduation Certificate downloadable as pdf and optionally the printed version

Can I find a job easier by graduating the Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course?

By enrolling in this human resources course, you will participate in a practical learning program created by HR experts and you will get the specific skills that will definitely help you differentiate from other candidates when you will apply for a job or a promotion.

Your benefits

  • High-quality course delivered in a premium business magazine format through engaging and captivating content.
  • Instant access to up to date valuable knowledge from the most experienced human resources professionals, that you can put into practice immediately.
  • Clear and concise language, easy to understand regardless of the complexity of the topic.
  • Real-life case studies offering role play, seamlessly putting into practice everything you learn.
  • Captivating infographics, illustrating key points that help you understand and remember quickly and easily.
  • Relaxed course schedule - you are free to organize your time as you wish and you can learn at your own pace 24/7 from anywhere in the world.
  • Stress-free assessment methods - you can repeat the course activities until you’re happy with the results.
  • Amazing customer service and administrative support from the moment you enroll until you complete your course.
  • HR Certification - instantly download your graduation certificate as a pdf or get the official printed version.
  • Accessible learning – for this human resources course you don’t need previous experience or certain qualifications to enroll.
  • User-friendly online learning platform – simple and easy to use for everyone.
  • Great value for money - premium human resources course at the most affordable price.


How to learn and get results faster

After you go through the checkout process, in a few minutes, in My Account you can click the link Go To My Courses and you’ll find your online courses, along with each course schedule.

Each module has 1 or 2 learning sessions. You get a new module every week and from that moment you have 3 weeks to participate in the Course Activities.
You are free to organize your time as you wish and your courses are available 24h/day and you can study at your own pace.

You will get feedback and points that will contribute to your Final Grade.

Here is a quick step by step video about how to learn:

Anytime you have questions, feel free to open a support ticket or a live chat. Also, you will have a tutor who will watch over your course progress and will send you notifications by SMS or email when needed.

Because we want you to be happy with your results you can always attempt every online course activity at least 2 times, even the final assessment.

In the end, you will attempt the final assessment in order to finish the course. Because the practical applications are the most important part in the learning process, the final assessment questions are quite easy to answer and the final assessment is only an official requirement, not a stressful exam.

After you finish your course, you can go to your account in My Certificates section and download your graduation certificate and the transcripts for free. You can also order right away, the International HR Certification that comes printed.

As you can see, learning with us is easy, not time-consuming and you can achieve your goals faster.

How long will it take to complete the Essential Skills for The Human Resources Assistant Course?

This HR course takes 12 weeks and every week we recommend you to spend 3 to 5 hours learning and participating in your course activities, any day and time that suits you best.

How will I be assessed at the Essential Skills for The Human Resources Assistant Course?

You can take the Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course even without being assessed. You decide how much you are willing to engage in your course. However, if you want to receive your HR certification, you have to get a pass mark (minimum 5/D) as a result of your participation in the course activities.

After each module, you will participate in real case simulations and practical applications in order to apply what you’ve just learned to actual real life situations. You will receive feedback for every solution you propose.

At the end, you will attempt the final assessment in order to finish the HR course. Because the practical applications are the most important part of the learning process, the final assessment questions are quite easy to answer and the final assessment is only an official requirement, not a stressful exam. The assessment is included in the course price.

Full Guidance & Support

When you enroll in the Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course with BigMainStreet, you will have a Tutor who will watch over your course progress and will send you notifications by phone or email whenever it will be necessary.


  • There is no previous experience or qualifications required for enrollment in this online human resources course. It is available to all students aged 18 or over, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Basic understanding of English language is required to attend the Essential Skills for The HR Assistant Course.
  • You will need a computer, a tablet or a high resolution smartphone with an internet connection.

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    Peter Delaney
    I felt so relieved during this human resources course. I loved the real cases because if it happened to give a wrong solution, I had the chance to do the activity again without being penalized and eventually give the right solution. I’ve learned more than on any other online course and I’m grateful for this opportunity! The infographics helped me settle out the knowledge achieved thanks to their synthesized information. Great online learning system!
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    Really good infographics because is a simple way of getting valuable knowledge synthesized through powerful phrases and visual diagrams. In the past I was quite suspicious of enrolling to an online course because of the low quality of the materials and learning but the presentation of this one convinced me to do it and now I am really proud of my decision or I was just lucky to get my first online course that exceeded my expectations in a very pleasant way.
    Ryuu Matsumoto
    Who likes to be assessed? I personally dislike it and find it very stressful. Participating in the practical real cases was a very pleasant way of learning and immediately putting into practice what I learned without stressful test or quizzes, just learning in my own time and rhythm. This is very effective because I consolidated better the knowledge achieved and more than that because it’s a stress-free experience and this is what matters the most.

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