Basic Certificate in Human Resource Management (Teach Out)

SHRI Academy’s BCHRM programme is a practical course that is designed specially for those with little or no human resource experience, but who are interested in this field. The course also provides a sound foundation for those who wish to move on to the Certificate in HRM programme.

Course Content 

Module 1 – Employee Resourcing and Contracts of Employment

  • HRM Overview
  • Recruitment & Selection Process
  • Job Orientation & Job Analysis
  • Contract of Service – basic employment laws

Module 2 – Managing Human Resources and Payroll Administration

  • Human Resource / Employee Records
  • Welfare and Benefits Administration
  • Employment of Foreign Labour
  • Payroll Administration
  • Determining Basic / Gross Rate of Pay
  • Payment of Work on Rest Day, Public Holiday and Non-Working Day
  • Payment For Overtime
  • Maternity, In-camp and Other Authorised Absences
  • Authorised Deductions of Salary
  • Income Tax Clearance
  • SDF Contribution – Process & Application

Module 3 – Managing the Workplace Environment

  • Workplace, Safety & Health Act (including – Safety & Occupational Health Management)
  • Industrial Relations
  • Industrial Relations Act
  • Trade Union Act
  • Retrenchment

The modules listed above may be conducted in a different sequence.

Course Duration

  • 3 months; 54 training hours
  • Each module will be conducted independently
  • Duration for each module is an estimated average of 1 month
  • Lessons are conducted twice a week

Assessment Methods

Candidates are assessed through assignments and written examinations at the end of each module. The Basic Certificate in Human Resource Management will be awarded by SHRI Academy to candidates upon successful completion of all 3 modules. No certificate will be awarded for completion of individual modules.


BCHRM graduates are encouraged to proceed to enrol in the Certificate in Human Resource Management.

Admission Requirements

  • There are no stringent requirements. Applicants must attain at least Level 2 of the ESS credentials (WPL- Reading, Listening & Writing) to show their English Language proficiency if they do not possess any English qualifications.
  • Employability Skill System, ESS is the alternative credential to determine admission into course. It is the foundation of the Workforce Skills Qualifications systems and trains workers in fundamental skills such as literacy, numeracy, communication skills and problem-solving skills.
  • The final decision concerning admission to the programme rests with the SHRI Academic Board.

Financial Support

Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Assistance
SDF training assistance is available; Company-sponsored candidates must log on to to apply for SDF training assistance.
+SDF is applicable at prevailing SDF funding support.

Programme Fees

SHRI Member (S$) Non-Member (S$)
Application Fee 70.00 70.00
Course Fee 876.00 1020.00
Materials Fee 30.00 30.00
Total Fees 976.00 1120.00
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Premium 23.36 23.36
Total Fees (including FPS) 999.36 1143.36
Add 7% GST 69.96 80.04
Total Fees payable for self –sponsored applicant 1069.32 1223.40
Company-Sponsored (SDF)+
Less SDF Grant 108.00 108.00
Total Fees payable for company-sponsored applicant 961.32 1115.40


Application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

All students are required to pay the Fee Protection Scheme and subject to 7% GST.  (FPS Cert. PDF)

All fees to be payable in full prior to the orientation/course commencement date.

For more information on UTAP funding click here.

Application Procedures

All applications must be submitted with the following:

  1. Completed application form*
  2. One recent passport-size photograph
  3. Front & Back photocopies of NRIC/ Passport
  4. Certified true copies of academic certificates & transcripts**
  5. Requisite payment***

* Application forms are obtainable from SHRI Academy or download a copy now.
** Applicants are required to bring along their original documents (for verification purposes) including copies of education qualifications and result transcripts.
*** Requisite payment includes all fees quoted under Programme Fees.

Payment Mode:

Cash, NETS, Cheque (payable to “SHRI Academy Pte Ltd”) IBG & Credit Card (additional charges apply) .

Next Intakes

Please indicate your choice of intake for registration purposes.

Intake (Part-time) Commencement Date Application Closing Date
116th 28 Jan 2016 16 Jan 2016

Download application form here
For further information, please contact Ms. Karen Ee via phone (65) 6438 0012, fax (65) 6299 4864, or email