EQF/MQF Level 5 Award in HR Administration: Policies, Procedures, Onboarding, Induction and Payroll

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8th January 2024




55 hours




11 ECTS Credits

MQF Level




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This qualification is suitable for anyone who works in the HR field, aspiring to study the field of HR.

EQF/MQF Level 5 Award in HR Administration: Policies, Procedures, Onboarding, Induction and Payroll

This unit is aimed at introducing students to the administrative side of Human Resources. It also goes through the importance of policies and procedures, and creates guidelines for an organisation to enhance the employer and employee relationship in setting and maintaining acceptable norms to behaviour at work. This module also introduces learners to the initial engagement processes of an employee within a company. It first goes into the onboarding stages of an employee and then tackles the induction phase. The process of connecting the new employee to the company’s culture, process and creating a successful emotional integration will be explored. This is then followed by an introduction of the job and organisation as part of the induction process.  Additionally, this module is aimed at learners to gain knowledge on principles of payroll and related employment law and data privacy implications. Learners will be taught on how to apply their knowledge in practise by being shown how to successfully adhere to payroll requirements under employment law. Also, with being competent to recognise any issues that may arise in the payroll process, how to tackle in and what related legislation may apply accordingly.

At the end of the module/unit the learner will be able to:

  • Measure the effectiveness of procedures
  • Develop the right writing techniques for policies and procedures
  • Use the right channels to communicate policies and procedures within the organisation
  • Guide managers in properly integrating an employee within the team
  • Compose an induction program
  • Advise the necessary stakeholders on compliance issues in relation to payroll
  • Complete FSS forms
  • Develop, analyse and report fundamental KPIs from the payroll system