Human Resources Certificate

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

Our program offers a comprehensive curriculum covering essential human resources topics,
perfect for those starting their human resources career or seeking to enhance their HR skills.

The program’s core courses include recruitment and talent management, labour relations and collective agreement negotiation, occupational health and safety programs, and compensation and benefits administration.

By completing our program, you’ll gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in human resources. This certification will highlight your expertise in HR practices and commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

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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

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Source: 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 who 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

Dive into strategic HR management, where students and practicing HR professionals gain a foundation in human resources management, labour relations, and the legal framework governing the HR field. Through interactive learning experiences, you’ll develop the critical interpersonal and organizational skills necessary for excelling in varied business environments.

  • BMD480 – Organizational Behaviour

    Explore organizational behaviour and its impact on business management, organizational structure, and workplace culture. Learn strategies for improving workplace attitudes and behaviours, focusing on cultivating a positive and productive organizational environment for enhanced business success.

  • BMD450 – Human Relations in Organizations

    Learn the dynamics of fostering effective individual and group relationships within the workplace. This course emphasizes motivation, team building, and conflict resolution, aiming to build professional and personal growth while maximizing team performance.

  • BMD410 – Personnel Planning & Recruitment

    Understand the strategic elements of personnel planning and talent management within human resources management. This course covers the entire recruitment and selection process, equipping students with the knowledge required to attract and retain top talent in competitive markets.

  • BMD420 – Compensation & Benefits

    Receive a comprehensive overview of employee compensation, performance appraisal, and benefits administration. Learn to design incentive plans that motivate employees and align with organizational goals, ensuring a well-compensated, satisfied workforce.

  • BMD430 – Employee Rights & Labour Relations

    Master the essentials of labour relations, collective agreements, and employee rights, focusing on creating a safe and compliant workplace. This course addresses occupational health and safety concerns, providing solutions to common workplace issues.

  • BMD440 – Employee Safety & Health

    Dive into employee safety and health, focusing on identifying and mitigating health hazards in the workplace. This course emphasizes developing and implementing effective workplace health and safety programs to ensure a safe working environment.

  • BMD510 – Leadership, Training & Development

    Explore the nuances of leadership, focusing on training and development strategies that foster effective leadership across organizational levels. Gain insights into successful leaders’ characteristics and positive leadership’s impact on team dynamics and organizational growth.

  • BMD500 – Financial Management & Accounting

    Learn the critical role of financial management and accounting in strategic decision-making. Learn about budgeting, financial planning, and aligning financial strategies with overall business objectives.

  • BMD350 – Canadian Payroll

    Master Canadian payroll systems, learning the principles and procedures essential for accurate payroll calculations, remittances, and compliance with Canadian payroll legislation.

  • GEN200 – Career Planning for Human Resources

    Receive a strategic guide to career planning in the HR sector, from crafting a compelling portfolio to navigating the job market with resilience and determination. Explore various HR career pathways and develop the skills and strategies needed for a successful career.


  • ✔ 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

Unlock many career paths in the human resources field, each offering unique opportunities to apply your certified human resources professional skills. By completing our human resources certificate, you position yourself as a prime candidate for various roles.

  • Human Resources Administrator: Apply your knowledge in human resources to support HR functions and operations within diverse organizations.
  • Human Resources Secretary: Utilize your skills in organizational structure and HR practices to manage HR-related administrative tasks efficiently.
  • Contracts Secretary: Specialize in the management of employment contracts, leveraging your understanding of labour relations and collective agreements.
  • Executive Assistant: Excel in a dynamic role supporting senior HR professionals, focusing on project management and organizational behaviour.
  • Office Manager: Oversee office operations with a strong foundation in business management and human resources program planning.
  • HR Specialist: Become an expert in specific HR areas such as recruitment, talent management, or occupational health and safety, using your certified human resources knowledge.
  • HR Manager: Lead the HR department, driving strategies in human resources planning, development, and management across the organization.
  • HR Advisor: Provide expert advice on HR policies, workplace health, and employee benefits, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and compliance with employment laws.
  • Supervisor: Manage teams with effective leadership and management development skills, focusing on performance appraisal and employee motivation.
  • Recruiter: Specialize in talent acquisition and management, utilizing your personnel planning and recruitment expertise to attract the best candidates.


Source: Government of Canada

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Program Tuition

Our Human Resources Certificate program is available for the following price.

Domestic Student

$8,990.00 (including GST)

International Student

$15,455.00 (including GST)

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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

Jolene Webb

The experience with Career City College was so positive and beneficial for my career path. The course structure and access process was excellent and I truly appreciated all the information and content offered. At first I was hesitant if I could complete the courses in the allotted time but once I started the worry subsided and the process was very attainable. The staff and instructors were all very helpful and only a phone call or email away. The entire process was very positive and fulfilling. Thank you Career City College for being part of my successful career path.

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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When does the program start?
Am I eligible for financial aid?
What are my career prospects?

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