Human Resources Certificate

Enroll in our online Human Resources Certificate program to further your career today!

Begin your career in human resources, or upgrade your skills, by enrolling in our online Human Resources Certificate program.

This online program covers the fundamentals of human resources while teaching you foundational skills like recruitment and selection, employee relations and conflict resolution, and compensation and benefits administration.

Investing in your professional development through this program will position you as a valuable asset to any organization, ensuring a successful and fulfilling career in human resources.

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100% Online Classes
Designated Programs
One-on-One Instruction

Is Our Human Resources Certificate Right for You?

You Should Apply If

You are a good communicator
You are highly organized
You are empathetic and compassionate
You are trustworthy and capable of handling confidential information

Human Resources Certificate Career Outcomes

Average Wage (Canada)


Number of Job Openings (Canada: 2022-2031)


*according to the Job Bank of Canada

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Why Choose Career City College?

We Guarantee Our Resources, Guidance, And Support Until You Are Successfully And Gainfully Employed

Online Learning

Learn from anywhere in Canada with 100% online courses

One-on-One Instruction

Book one-on-one instructional sessions with your teachers

Flexible Schedules

Start studying when you want with monthly program start dates

Job Preparedness

Receive essential job-preparedness skills through program courses

Financial Assistance

Get assistance in finding financial aid and payment options*

Accelerated Programs

Enter the workforce faster with accelerated programs that focus on the essentials

*Financial assistance is available for students that qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

Course Overview

✔ Master strategic HR management, including planning, recruitment, and performance appraisal.

✔ Enhance skills in people management, organizational management, and payroll administration.

✔ Understand and apply Canadian health, safety, and employment laws for compliance.

✔ Adopt ethical practices to foster productive relationships and maintain integrity.

✔ Recognize the impact of effective HR management on organizational success and employee satisfaction.


  • BMD 400 – Managing Strategic Human Resources

This course introduces students and practicing managers to a solid understanding of essential HR management concepts, practices, and legal aspects. Through various learning opportunities, you will develop critical interpersonal skills to excel in diverse organizational settings.

  • BMD480 – Organizational Behaviour

    This course introduces students to organizational behaviour and its impact on an organization’s structure, operations, and culture. Through understanding and improving attitudes and behaviours within the workplace, you will learn how to foster a positive work environment and enhance overall company success.

  • BMD450 – Human Relations in Organizations

    This course introduces students to enhancing individual effectiveness and fostering healthy relationships in the workplace through motivation and group problem-solving. You will learn how to improve your work and personal lives while encouraging the best performance from others.

  • BMD410 – Personnel Planning & Recruitment

    This course introduces students to personnel planning, recruiting, and talent management framework in human resources management. It details the workforce planning and selection process. 

  • BMD420 – Compensation & Benefits

    This course provides students with knowledge in appraising and compensating employees. Performance management, incentive plans, and employee benefits are the other highlights of this course.

  • BMD430 – Employee Rights & Labour Relations

    This course teaches students about employees’ safety and health. It deals with a workplace with health hazards, problems and remedies.

  • BMD440 – Employee Safety & Health

    This course provides students with employee safety and health knowledge. It also deals with workplace health hazards, problems and remedies.

  • BMD510 – Leadership, Training & Development

    This course introduces students to leadership and its role in guiding and influencing individuals or groups within an organization. You will explore the characteristics and positive power dynamics contributing to effective leadership development across various organizational levels.

  • BMD500 – Financial Management & Accounting

    This course explores financial accounting and its principles, focusing on strategic budget formulation aligned with business strategy. Students will learn the significance of financial management in business operations and making informed decisions.

  • BMD350 – Canadian Payroll

    This course introduces and educates the students on the basic principles and procedures to perform payroll calculations, prepare remittances, and perform other payroll tasks specific to Canadian Payroll. 

  • GEN200 – Career Planning for Human Resources

    This course will provide a comprehensive outline of the skills required to land a job in today’s competitive job market. This includes creating a portfolio containing various documents like a cover letter, resume, reference sheet, thank you letter, and more. Focus is given to in-depth interview preparation and persistence in the face of rejection that is required to get that interview. Students will also explore career pathways in the human resources industry.


  • ✔ Applicants must have completed grade 12 or equivalent or have mature student status (at least 19 years old). Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher or through an English language assessment.

    The following are accepted language assessments and the level of proficiency required for admission to the program: IELTS (5.5), Cambridge (FCE Pass), Canadian Language Benchmarks (7), TOIEC (450), TOEFL (80), CCC English Language Assessment (B2).

Job Opportunities

By taking our program, you can qualify for the following positions:

✔ Human Resources Administrator

✔ Human Resources Secretary

✔ Contracts Secretary

✔ Executive Assistant

✔ Office Manager

✔ HR Specialist

✔ HR Manager

✔ HR Advisor

✔ Supervisor

✔ Recruiter

Source: Government of Canada

Ready to Start Your Career in Human Resources?

Frequently Asked Questions

Make Informed Decisions, Clarify Any Doubts, And Ensure You Have The Best Possible Experience

Career City College is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). Career City College has also been granted an Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation, indicating our career college meets or exceeds provincial government standards for quality assurance and consumer protection. Furthermore, Career City College is a proud member of the National Association Of Career Colleges (NACC), ensuring our college meets the highest regulatory standards. These designations serve as a testament to our commitment to providing high-quality education, relevant training, and practical skills that prepare our students for successful careers.

Yes, all of Career City College’s programs are available online.

Yes, Career City College offers financial aid to its students. Our Career Advisors will also assist you in discovering what scholarships may be available to you based on your circumstances. Please note that financial assistance is available for students that qualify. To determine your eligibility, please contact our Admissions Department.

At Career City College, we prepare our students for successful careers through hands-on training, an industry-aligned curriculum, and real-world experience. Our instructors are industry professionals, and our programs are designed with input from industry experts to ensure our graduates have the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. We also offer one-on-one career services to help students with job search strategies, resume writing, and interview skills.
At Career City College, you’ll experience several benefits that set us apart from other colleges. You can learn from anywhere in Canada with our online courses, providing flexibility and convenience. Our one-on-one instructional sessions with your teachers ensure you receive personalized attention, and our monthly program start dates allow you to begin studying when you’re ready. In addition, our program courses equip you with essential job-preparedness skills, and we offer assistance in finding financial aid and payment options (if eligible). Finally, our accelerated programs focus on the essentials, helping you enter the workforce faster.
Certainly! Career City College’s online programs let you learn from anywhere in Canada, allowing you to study at your own pace and on your own schedule.

Yes, this program is structured for self-paced learning. However, you must adhere to the set timeline to complete the program on time. If you have any questions or need to catch up on your studies, our teachers will assist you.

Yes, you’ll need a computer to access the online courses. Additional materials are also necessary to complete the course. Please fill out the request info form to receive a comprehensive list from one of our team members.

The exact cost of the certificate can be obtained by contacting us. Please fill out the request info form, and a Career Advisor will discuss the program’s tuition details with you.

Student Success Stories

Jessica James

I highly recommend Career City College. The instructors are informative, helpful, and very quick to respond if you ever have a concern or a question that needs to be answered. The courses are outlined clearly on the tasks that need to be completed. The information provided helped me grow and learn new things that will help me in my career search. Thank you to Career City College for pushing me and thank you to all the wonderful instructors and staff that helped me along the way! Just an overall positive experience!

William May

Great staff, informative course material, this has been one of the most important moments in my re-education. Thanks to all that helped me directly and indirectly. I recommend this college for the great teaching from step one to the final step. Staff always helped when stuck or unsure of the steps to be taken. By far one of the best experiences while being educated. Thanks again to everyone! Keep up the exceptional work!

Jacira Rocha Fortes

I just finished my Accounting & Bookkeeping course at Career City College. This was the best decision I have ever made. Great program!!! The instructors (specially Phillip Allums and Kerresa Wright) went above and beyond to help me during my journey, replying to my e-mails on time and calling regularly to follow up with my studies and keep me motivated. If you want to invest in your future, Career City College is the way to go. It is definitely worth every cent!!! Thank you instructors and staff!!!

Bailey Riza

Great school especially for mature students who are working part time or have families. You can work at your pace and set your schedule. The instructors were easy to work with and the quality of the education was good as well.

Monique Carignan

Friendly staff. Really good program if you are working as well as wanting to take courses. you work on your own time and create your own schedule. would recommend!

Shayley McKee

Teachers were very helpful and so understanding. I had a rough year in my personal life & my teachers never gave up on me.

Emkay Kolsto

Wonderful courses. Staff are very friendly and always willing to help if you are ever unsure or stuck in an area. Lots of tools provided to help you. I always had questions, and the teachers responded quickly and provided documents to help you practice as well as understand the materials more. It is also such a positive, encouraging environment. Had a really pleasant time doing studies here.

Akeem Stewart

I started looking at online accounting courses and I found Career City College. My experience with the course was great. I was reassured along the way and the teachers were very helpful.. I am very pleased with the school and course and my overall experience!

SaintPeter Ori

Friendly and helpful staff. The courses are customized to meet the demands in the labour market. I found the courses very relevant in my job. It was an investment I was happy I made.

Brittany Spooner

I had a great experience with Career City College. The instructors were amazing and the course material was great.

Michael Loewen

Great instructors and staff. Great program!

Sabine W.

Very friendly staff and teachers! I went through a couple staff changes that slowed my studies down a bit, but this is not worth taking a star away from my rating. The career adviser is absolutely amazing and very fast in responding to emails.

Diana Padrigo Thambiaiah

Had a great learning experience. All the staff are very involved and supportive. I would recommend this school if you’re looking to upgrade your skills.

Aaron Husak

I would highly recommend this college . the teachers go above and beyond with one on one training , they go into depth on helping there students succeed in any industry. I cant thank you guys enough on the skills i now have in my industry of business. I will definitely recommend you guys to my friends and family.

Danika Breckenridge

Wonder place, wonderful people ❤


Great hands-on learning experience

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