Post Diploma Human Resources Management

  • Part Time
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LENGTH: 2 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check Fee Schedule
START DATE: Spring 2024 - Fall 2024
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Looking to further your post-secondary education? Pursue a Post Diploma in Human Resource Management. Upon completion of this two year diploma, you will be employable in many HR related positions.

The program is based upon the Charted Professional in Human Resources Management (CPHR) competency framework, and is ideal for working professionals wanting to pursue their CPHR designation, as well as students wanting to pursue a career in human resources management.


Some potential careers in Human Resources include:

  • Labour Relations Directors
  • Payroll Managers
  • Recruiting Managers
  • Administrative Service Managers
  • Compensation & Benefits Managers
  • Human Resource Specialists
  • Training & Development Managers
  • Job Analysis Specialists

Examples of salaries for Human Resources Professionals.

cphr_logo_bc-y_primary_2colour_rgb_299_534-922d533a1b316d6b9fc9ff00001037d2CNC’s Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management is accredited with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources — British Columbia & Yukon. This means that graduates who meet the requirements are eligible to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam® moving them one step closer to receiving their CPHR designation.

For more information and requirements on the CPHR designation please see

Post Diploma Human Resources Management Courses

The Post Diploma in Human Resources Management program gives students the knowledge they require to become effective supervisors, managers or human resources professionals in Canada. The program is based upon the CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resource Management) competency framework, and is ideal for working professionals wanting to pursue their CPHR designation, as well as students wanting to pursue a career in human resource management.

Required Courses

The program consists of 15 courses, including either a capstone project or a management practicum. In both options, you will be able to apply and synthesize theoretical concepts learned during the previous coursework. There are three intakes per year, with courses spread over four semesters allowing for a more manageable course load. Classes are delivered in a workshop style, in three-hour blocks, allowing for more interaction between you and the instructor.
HRPR-300 Strategic HR Planning 3 15 weeks
HRPR-301 Compensation & Benefits 3 15 weeks
HRPR-302 Occupational Health & Safety 3 15 weeks
HRPR-303 Training and Development 3 15 weeks
HRPR-304 Performance Management 3 15 weeks
HRPR-305 Emp Law, Stand & Hum Rights 3 15 weeks
HRPR-307 Recruitment & Selection 3 15 weeks
HRPR-308 Professional Practice 3 15 weeks
HRPR-309 Adv. Topics in Prof. Practice 3 15 weeks
HRPR-310 Business Communications HR 3 15 weeks
MGT-264 Industrial Relations 3 15 weeks
MGT-266 Mgmt Skills for Supervisors 4 15 weeks
ENGL-113 Writing and Communication 3 15 weeks
COM-222 Mgt & Organizational Behaviour 3 15 weeks

One of:

HRPR-400 HR Management Practicum 3 15 weeks
HRPR-401 HR Res. Mgmt Capstone Project 3 15 weeks

Locations & Dates

Spring 2024 Prince George In Class 2 years
Fall 2024 Prince George In Class 2 years

Entry Requirements

Applicants require proof of successful completion of the following:

  • Minimum successful completion of a two-year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, or equivalent.
  • Students whose first language is not English must show proof of a IELTS score of 6.0 or 80 IBT TOEFL result. 

Limited admission

This program has a limited number of seats per intake and and students are accepted on a “first qualified, first admitted.

Criminal Record Check

Students who qualify for a practicum may need to show proof of a clear criminal record check to their practicum host organization before the practicum begins. If there are any expenses associated with obtaining this criminal record check, it will be the responsibility of the student. A search which identifies relevant criminal convictions may prevent students from entering into a practicum placement, and may also impact job prospects in the field of Human Resources Management upon completion of the program.

Graduation requirements

In order to receive the Diploma, students must pass each course with a minimum B- grade (68%) or higher. Students must complete all program requirements towards the PDHRM credential within six calendar years from the time of initial registration, including transfer credits.


Students who meet all graduation requirements will receive a Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Note: This program is accredited by CPHR BC & Yukon, and graduates may be eligible to have the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) requirement waived. There may be different or additional requirements in terms of GPA and program completion timelines in order to qualify for a NKE Waiver. For more information about CPHR BC & Yukon's requirements for the NKE Waiver or the CPHR designation, please see Charted Professionals in Human Resources website.

Program Tools

Many courses in this program use online learning tools. Students will need

  • a reliable internet connection, and
  • a device to access the internet.

Students are encouraged to review historical syllabi or discuss with a recruiter, an advisor, or a faculty member to identify their technological needs.

Invest in your future

Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.

These costs are an estimate and do not include books, which can be purchased from the bookstore. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.


Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial Aid to find out how.

Salaries and employment

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