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The effective HR administrator

What does an HR administrator do? Learn more about an HR administrator’s role and the skills needed to be successful.

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Perfect for:

HR aspirants
People Managers

You’ll learn how to:

  • explore the purpose and range of the HR function
  • understand the role of HR administrator
  • identify the critical skills of an HR administrator
  • know where to find and access further information.

About this course

Course length: 60-90 minutes

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: Individuals interested in a career in HR and those who work closely with HR administrators.

This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

What you can expect from this ‘effective HR administrator’ course

This short course has been created in collaboration with Carrie Stockton, a highly experienced and established HR trainer. It provides a high-level overview of the HR administrator role and explores what makes an HR administrator effective. You’ll learn about the key skills of an HR administrator and get an insight into working with HR administrators.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This bite-sized training consists of written, video and interactive content. You can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment; you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘effective HR administrator’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • answer the question, ‘What is HR administration?’
  • recognise what makes an HR administrator effective in their role
  • be aware of the key skills needed to be an HR administrator
  • have effective conversations with HR administrators
  • know where to find, learn about, and access further information about HR administration.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.