People Management


course information

Course: Short Course

Mode: Distance

Study Period: up to 6 months 

NQF Level: 5

SAQA ID: 59201

Course Code: GM02PM

course price

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Price after bursary:



Payment Plan



per month

[over 14.8 months]

Registration fee:


Once off payment


Course Overview

Students registered for this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course will earn 49 credits on successful completion. On successful completion of this course a student will be able to:

• Devise and apply strategies to establish and maintain workplace relationships
• Develop and implement a strategy and action plans for a team, department or division
• Build teams to achieve goals and objectives
• Lead people development and talent management
• Manage individual careers
• Select and coach first line managers
• Monitor and evaluate team members against performance standards
• Set, monitor and measure the achievement of goals and objectives for a team, department or division within
an organisation

Study period: up to 6 months   

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course

Entry Requirements

Matric or NQF L4 qualification in relevant role. Learners must also have a good level of English literacy and numeracy


This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions. Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College

What our past students said


“A.O.Y has been an amazing correspondence partner assisting me every step of the way through this journey. A.O.Y is understanding, accommodating and will see where they can help you to make your studies as simple as possible. They have been amazing to me and I highly recommend them to anyone wishing to study via correspondence. AOY thank you so much for what you do and for the professionalism, care, and opportunities that you create for people.”

Annette Smith


“I have never enjoyed a course so much. The textbooks were excellent and very informative. I apply the knowledge that I have learned during my course in the workplace daily. I would like to commend  the fanatical support team, they are a pleasure to work with, they took me though the course step by step. I highly recommend A.O.Y to everyone looking for a good education.”

Roshin Kamfer