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Award in Human Resources Foundations MQF Level 5

Start Date
06 Feb 2023
David Cutajar
5 weeks
Course Level
MQF Level 5 - ECTS (6)
MQF Level 3, Conversant in English language, Possess basic IT skills such as use of Microsoft Teams
MQF Level 5

Award in Human Resources Foundations

MQF Level 5

What is it about?

This course is designed at MQF Level 5,  to highlight the fundamental areas of Human Resources Management and Maltese Employment Law.

The accreditation status of this programme is a ‘‘Higher Education Programme’’. An award accredited with 6 ECTS credits (MQF Level 5) by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).

Who is it for?

This course is suited for HR professionals, managers and supervisors responsible for leading people, and skilled professionals who want to develop and enhance their people management skills and add new skills to their existing competencies.


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have significantly improved your ability to:

a)     Show understanding of the evolution and journey of the Human Resource Profession from administrative to operational and strategic objectives.

b)      Exhibit awareness of the main areas of HRM: Recruitment and Selection, Onboarding, Training and Development, Performance and Reward, Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Succession Planning and Offboarding.

c)      Build on recruitment techniques and selection methods. 

d)      Understand the HR Strategic Management Process from the start of the creation of the mission and goals of the organiation, to the application of HR practices to achieve the results; to the use of the Gap Analysis and development of HR plans to support change management.

e)      Link  Succession Planning to Talent Management, Performance management and Leadership Development.

f)       Identify the challenges and opportunities of managing teams; the importance of recognizing people strengths and focus on using them for team results.

g)      understand employment law in Malta, key employment terms and their significance.

h)      Understand what constitutes a valid employment contract, the different types of contract and what conditions of employment need to be identified on the contract.

i)        How termination of employment needs to be for a good and sufficient cause for an employer to avoid liability.


Course Topics

  • Origins of the Profession and its development from Personnel
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Job Analysis
  • HR Planning
  • Managing Individuals and Teams
  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Training and Development
  • Compensation
  • Global Human Resources Management
  • Employment Law


What will I gain?

Whatever industry or role you are in, there's a fundamental need to support the people that work there. This course is intended for you to further understand your role: from attracting, interviewing, and hiring candidates to establishing a pay strategy and creating systems for internal training and development. The role that HR plays in career development, performance management, and managing an international workforce is also covered. It focuses on the ‘value adding’ function of HR and gives the participant the opportunity to ask questions and discuss with fellow professionals. 

 Total Hours of Learning
This course runs over a span of 5 weeks part time. It is an accredited course, which requires students to commit themselves and to be responsible for their own studies.


Delivered by an experienced Corporate Trainer, Business Owner , Recruiter and Coach.

 Course Notes and workbook are included.
 This course is currently being delivered live streamed and in English.


Module 1 : Human Resources Management

Contact hours with Tutor

(Live sessions or webinars)


Suggested self study hours


Total suggested assignment hours



Module 2: Employment Law Essentials

Contact hours with Tutor

(Live sessions or webinars)


Suggested self study hours


Total suggested assignment hours




Course Fee: €1100


Course Funding:

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Effective Communication

Employment Law In Malta - A Practical Perspective


*Disclaimer: Kindly note scheduled dates and times are subject to change. We will do our best to avoid re-scheduling, however, in the unlikely event that this occurs, new dates/times will be discussed with applicants.

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Course Schedules

  06 Feb 2023 - 14 Mar 2023 €1,100.00
   06 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   07 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   08 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   20 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   21 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
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   27 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   28 Feb 23 17:30 20:00
   01 Mar 23 17:30 20:00
   06 Mar 23 17:30 20:00
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   14 Mar 23 17:30 19:30

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