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To orientate the learner, to ways of implementing, monitoring and evaluating the HR Strategic Frameworks in an integrated way.

Target Group

The target audience for this course is line managers and HR specialists/practitioners in the public service.

Minimum Requirements for Enrolment

Learners attending this course must have prior knowledge of the public service in general and must be familiar with regulatory frameworks underpinning HRM in the public service. It is also expected that those attending the course have a basic understanding of all the Human Resource Strategic Frameworks that underpin the public service.

Learning Outcomes

The course enables learners to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) in the Public Service;
  • Analyse the policy and institutional framework for SHRM and the HR Strategic Frameworks; and
  • Implement, in an integrated manner, departmental policies that comply with HR Strategic Frameworks.


This is a non-credit bearing course. After successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Unit Standard ID  Code NQF Level  Credits 
 None  HR 241  0  0

Assessment Approach

The course is informed by outcomes-based education and training principles. The assessment approach is formative. During the course of learning the learner will be expected to complete class activities, which include individual and group-work, as well as homework on case studies.


This course is presented over five (5) working days.