SAP® - Certified Application Associate - Human Capital Management



Only 14 Days



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28/6/2021 (Monday)


The SAP® Certified Application Associate – Human Capital Management course will help you improve your SAP® Human Capital Management (HCM / HR) skills. You will take the official SAP® exam, and gain the SAP® Certified Application Associate – Human Capital Management certification.

The SAP® HCM certification will prove your understanding of the SAP® Human Capital Management system. You'll learn about:

  • SAP® HCM organisational units
  • Master data
  • Time data management
  • Payroll
  • Personnel development and training
  • Personal administration
  • Organisation management
  • Processes and reporting

And you will become a SAP® Certified Application Associate, which demonstrates that you have the necessary skills for roles such as: SAP® HCM consultant, project team member, analyst or trainer.

You will also learn about the configuration and use of organisational units, master data and documents for Financial Accounting.

Note: SAP® is a registered trademark of SAP® AG. Firebrand Training Limited is not affiliated or related to any division or subsidiary of SAP® AG

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online SAP® HCM courses
  2. You'll be SAP® HCM certified in just 14 days. With us, you’ll be SAP® HCM trained in record time
  3. Our SAP® HCM course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass SAP® HCM first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn SAP® HCM faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying SAP® HCM with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 102542 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify



  • Navigation and structures in HRM
  • Employee Self-Service
  • Manager's Self-Service
  • Recruitment
  • Development of personnel
  • Personnel cost planning
  • Training
  • Event management
  • Managing compensation

Configuring Human Resources master data

  • Enterprise
  • Personnel and organisational structure
  • Default values and features
  • Billing data: Pay scale and wage type structure
  • Pay scale: Reclassification and increase
  • Work flows and user interfaces: Screen modification and personnel actions
  • Global employees management

Configuring Time Management

  • Overview and its integration with other applications
  • Configure work schedule and set up planned working time
  • Create attendance and absence types and their payments
  • Manage time quotas and quota deduction
  • Configure Time Manager's Workplace (TMW)


  • Infosystems
  • Ad Hoc Query
  • SAP Query
  • Payroll and simulated infotypes of Time Management
  • Human Resource Management in SAP NetWeaver Business Intelligence and BO
  • Case study

Organisation and configuration of payroll

  • Identify and operate control mechanisms available in the payroll system
  • Personnel calculation schema and rules
  • Encode characteristics of wage types
  • Check payroll using payroll log
  • Determine hourly rates
  • Calculate averages
  • Factoring
  • Develop rules to automate the payment of working hours
  • Process absences in payroll
  • Retroactive accounting

Organisational management

  • Maintain the organisational structure
  • Matrix organisation and structures
  • Reporting and reporting tools
  • Manager's Desktop and Manager Self Service
  • Integrate with other HR components

Integrated case study

  • Implementing a fictitious demo company using specific business processes and configuration and mapping of the company structure
  • Master data
  • Business processes in the SAP system


Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam:

  • SAP® Certified Application Associate - Management & Administration with SAP® ERP 6.0 EHP5

What's Included


  • SAP® course material
  • Official SAP® Press book: "Mastering HR Management with SAP® ERP HCM (2nd Edition)"

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


To attend this course, you must have:

- Business knowledge of human resources
- Practical SAP experience
- Learned the following modules:

  • SAP129 SAP Navigation
  • TERP01 SAP ERP: Introduction to SAP ERP
  • TERP31 SAP ERP: Introduction to Processes in HCM

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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