Diploma of Human Resources Management

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Human resources plays a crucial role in developing a company’s strategy as well as handling the employee-centered activities of an organisation.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff. The qualification outcomes support the role of a Human Resource Manager.

Employment for Human Resource Professionals to 2016-17 is expected to grow very strongly. Employment in this very large occupation (61,200 in November 2011) rose strongly in the past five years and in the long-term (source: joboutlook.com.au).



This course is designed for those wishing to develop and enhance a career in a managerial role or to pursue higher studies in the human resource management field. It is also suitable for those who have completed certificate IV qualification in HRM or related domains and are looking to upgrade their skills to further their academic and career prospects.


Course Code BSB50615
Course Duration 9 Months (1 Unit per month)
Delivery Mode Online
Course intake 20th January 2015 - Enrol any time
Study hours 540
Prerequisites No
Nationally accredited Yes
Payment Options Flexible payment options
Qualification Diploma of Human Resources Management
Assessments Workplace scenarios, activities, written/oral questions, and projects



Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Human Resources Officer
  • Human Resources Adviser
  • Human Resources and Change Manager
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager



Based on the employment outcomes and training package requirements, the following units of competency have been selected for this qualification. Six core units and three elective units must be successfully completed to attain the certificate.


Core Units

Human Resources Management

Manage human resources services (BSBHRM501) 

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes (BSBHRM506) 

Develop and manage performance-management processes (BSBHRM512) 

Manage workforce planning (BSBHRM513) 

Work Health and Safety

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements (BSBWHS401) 

Workforce Development

Manage employee relations (BSBWRK510) 


Elective Units

Two elective units must be selected from the Group A units listed below. The remaining one elective unit may be selected from the Group A or Group B elective units listed below.

Group A

Human Resources Management

Manage remuneration and employee benefits (BSBHRM505) 

Manage separation or termination (BSBHRM507) 

Manage mediation processes (BSBHRM510) 


Group B

Learning and Development

Develop teams and individuals (BSBLED401) 

General Administration

Manage meetings (BSBADM502) 




This qualification is delivered completely online. The learners will be part of an online learning community as well as their own learning groups connected through an easy to use online learning platform.  This platform provides you with the convenience and flexibility of studying at home at your own pace and schedule while also being able to easily attend face-to-face tutorials with industry experts.

The learner facilitator interaction will mainly be online and email communication. The learners will have an opportunity to listen to and see the facilitator through the scheduled online tutorials.



The course is designed to reflect a real-life workplace context through online learning activities, face-to-face online tutorials with industry experts, workplace focused projects and practical tasks and assessments.

It is assumed that a considerable number of the learners enrolling in this course have either had some work experience or are considering starting out in a new job within the industry.




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This fee is all inclusive. No hidden fees are added on such as enrolment and online learning materials. Optional hard copy materials can be purchased for an additional cost. For more info on course prices and a breakdown of the costs view the pricing & payment options page.



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  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, OR Native English speaker
  • It will be expected of the learners to be proficient in the use of computer, internet and email
  • There is no minimum qualification requirement for entry into this course



  • A computer with Windows XP or higher
  • An Internet connection (preferably ADSL or cable)
  • A suitable PC headset for participation in live online classes
  • Webcam


Upon receiving your enrolment, we will determine your eligibility for funding and adjust your applicable fee accordingly.  We look forward to supporting your career growth.

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