The course is designed to equip the trainee with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him/her to perform administrative duties as a middle level manager in a firm. The course is packaged in three modules namely:

Diploma in Human Resource Management Module I

Diploma in Human Resource Management Module II

Diploma in Human Resource Management Module III

The course is concerned with the application of Human Resource Management principles in business performance as well as implementation of procedures and processes related to business management.


A diploma in human resources opens up a number of exciting opportunities in almost every industry, ranging from healthcare and engineering to banking. You can work as a human resources officer , Human Resource training Assistant , recruitment specialist or placement manager etc

ACADEMIC PROGRESSION: Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Bachelors degree in Personnel Management, Bachelors degree in Commerce (HRM Option)

  1. Passed relevant craft course in Human Resource Management. OR
  2. Passed relevant craft course in Personnel Management. OR
  3. Passed KCSE with an average of C- (C MINUS) OR
  4. Equivalent qualifications as determined by KNEC

The course is designed to help a student to:

  1. Understand the role of HR in achievement of organizational goals
  2. Apply the principles of HRM in a firm
  3. Understand human behavior in achieving organizational goals
  4. Apply quantitative techniques in making sound HR decisions
  5. Understand the legal provisions that govern labour and industrial relations
  6. Adopt emerging trends in HRM


CATS (Internal)…………………………… 30%

Main Exam (External- KNEC)……………. 70%

Industrial Attachment/ Internship of 660 Hours before end of the course.


Communication skills



Foundations of HRM

Office Administration & Management


Principles & Practice of Management

Labour & Industrial Law

Public Relations

Quantitative Methods


Organization Behaviour

Labour & Industrial Relations

Accounting & Control


Trade Project