English for Human Resources

Our English for Human Resources course will provide you with the English language skills to perform in a variety of HR situations. You will focus on areas such as job interviews, giving performance reviews, discussing staff and training plans in meetings and over the phone.

Who is it for?

This course is for experienced HR professionals who want to improve their English ability in areas of HR management, including the recruitment process, salaries and benefits and problem-solving. Typically, course participants work as part of an international company and need to speak English with employees, colleagues and partners on a regular basis.

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Benefits

By the end of the course you can expect to:

  • Communicate more confidently about HR issues

  • Speak more accurately and fluently

  • Participate more successfully in meetings and negotiations

  • Have improved your written English including emailing

  • Have expanded your range of HR vocabulary

  • Socialise and network cross-culturally with greater confidence

Course content

Topics during the course include:

  • Recruitment, including interviewing techniques and writing job advertisements

  • Employment law

  • Organisation and leadership

  • Training, motivation and rewards

  • Managing change

  • Problems in the workplace

  • Dismissal (firing) procedures

  • Appraisal (performance review) techniques

You will also look at key language skills such as:

  • Spoken communication including meetings, negotiations, telephoning skills, presentations

  • Written communication – emails, reports, formal letters

  • Social English – hosting visits, socialising, meeting and greeting

Optional self-study: before or after your classes, you can use the self-study area in the centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The self-study area is available whenever the centre is open. See the opening times here.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All course materials and resources

  • Networking reception 

  • Access to the self-study area

  • Access to London School Online platform

  • Detailed end-of-course progress report

  • Lecture from an external HR professional

  • Visit to an employment tribunal 

When we are open: Check our standard opening times and the days when our centres are closed on public holidays by clicking this link.

  • location London, Holland Park Gardens
  • students Maximum group size: 6
  • age Minimum age: 30
  • duration Duration: 1 week
  • time 30 hours per week
    09.00 - 17.00 (Monday to Friday)
  • dates Course start dates

    2020:
    21 September
    16 November

    2021:
    1 March
    7 June
    26 July
    4 October
    15 November
  • timetable Sample week
  • price £1250 per week

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.