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BSB40420
Certificate IV in Human Resource Management
Are you looking to enter the HR field? If you naturally enjoy working with people and have an interest in the career pathways of Human Resources Officer or Human Resources Assistant, the BSB40420 - Certificate IV in Human Resource Management (Release 1) is a nationally-recognised qualification that can train you in the core fundamentals of HR.
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Nationally recognised
Average 12-18 months
12 units of competency
Flexible payments available

Course Summary

Duration
Average 12-18 months
Units
12 units of competency
From developing emotional intelligence to supporting the coordination of recruitment and onboarding, this online course will help you carry out responsibilities for entry-level positions in Human Resources. If you have the desire to enter the field and want to create impact within an HR capacity, this qualification can provide you with the preparation needed to be an aspiring HR professional.


What you'll learn

This qualification comprises units that can help you prepare for entry-level roles in HR, either as a Human Resources Officer or Human Resources Assistant.

If you enjoy working with people and desire to work in a corporate/office setting where your people skills are put to use, this qualification can provide you with the training needed to carry out HR responsibilities with confidence.

In this course, you'll learn to:

  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Support human resources functions and processes
  • Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Develop strong communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Analytical skills
Work in a simulated workplace

By studying with Upskilled, you'll get the opportunity to undertake tasks and/or assessments that are related to a workplace environment.

With online learning, we want you to develop some "work-ready" skills that complement well with the theory components of your course.

A simulated workplace allows you to undertake practical assessments that help you put your skills into practice. The simulated workplace can be accessed through our customised learning platform, MyUpskilled.
 

Inclusions
By choosing Upskilled, you will gain access to supplementary resources that can help with your studies. These inclusions aim to enhance your online learning experience, making it interactive and engaging. These include:
  • Access to Upskilled's customised learning platform, MyUpskilled
  • Student Support Team
  • Specialist trainers
  • Online tutorials
  • video content access via:
Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit Transfer
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer (CT) provided that you have supporting evidence of any prior education and work experience. This can either reduce your study load or shorten the duration of your course. Prior to enrolment, please speak with your Education Consultant for further details.

After enrolment, you can download the application from MyUpskilled, or on request from Student Support. A trainer will be assigned to assess your eligibility for RPL and/or CT.
 
Assessment
This course will have you undertake summative and formative assessments, write reports and/or create a portfolio, and participate in role-playing scenarios. You'll also be working on a variety of projects that require your own research as well as answering various written/oral questions that apply the theory you learn into practice.

Hear from our students about their experience studying with Upskilled:
 

 

Course Detail

This qualification will suit you if you're naturally a people-person and genuinely have an interest in employee relations and learning and development. This course can help you enter the HR field, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to support a team or organisation within an HR capacity. You could also be in the following job roles and are looking to upskill:

  • Human Resource Officer
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Human Resource Coordinator
  • Payroll Officer

This qualification can also supplement your knowledge if you work with HR related aspects in your role or you may have additional responsibilities with an HR focus.

You'll come across topics like developing and using emotional intelligence, supporting employee and industrial relations, and administering performance development processes.


About Self-Paced Learning

Upskilled wants to ensure that you get the best online learning experience, which is why we offer flexible and self-paced courses to suit your needs.

While online learning provides you with the flexibility of managing both your personal and work schedule, it's important to have a consistent approach so you don't fall behind.

We want to help you succeed, which is why all the courses delivered through Upskilled come with a training plan to help you stay on track.

On average, Upskilled students take approximately 13 months to finish a course.

Simply put, the more hours you dedicate to your course, the closer you'll be to the finish line.
 

How many hours per week should I dedicate to my course?

We recommend spending at least 12-20 hours per week of study in order to stay on track with your studies. If you wish to complete your course in 12 months it would be approx 18 hours per week, Based on 12 hrs, it may take you up to 18 months to complete a certificate-level qualification.

How quickly you finish a course is also dependent on your existing skills and experience.

This is simply a guide to help you better understand how many hours you ideally need to spend on your studies. We understand that everyone approaches learning differently, but rest assured, you'll still have a great level of control in your learning.

Course Structure

To satisfy the requirements of this qualification, you'll need to complete the following units of competency.
  • BSBWHS411
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in order to meet legislative requirements. The unit applies to those with supervisory responsibilities in a work area who have a broad knowledge of WHS policies and contribute well-developed skills in creating solutions to problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.

  • BSBHRM417
    Support human resource functions and processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support work across a range of human resource functional areas. The unit applies to individuals who require a broad understanding of human resource functions, associated policy frameworks and the administrative requirements to support these functions and policies.

  • BSBHRM415
    Coordinate recruitment and onboarding

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement strategies to source candidates and to assess their suitability for available positions. The unit applies to individuals working in a human resources job role, as well as those for whom recruitment and onboarding are part of their broader

  • BSBHRM411
    Administer performance development processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assist in the effective implementation of a performance development system and to facilitate employee performance. The unit applies to human resource officers, or people in similar roles, who work under the direction of a human resource manager.

  • BSBHRM413
    Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine individual and team development needs and to facilitate the development of the workgroup. The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of learning and development who apply their skills in addressing development needs to meet team objectives. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of tasks to others.

  • BSBHRM412
    Support employee and industrial relations

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate and implement employee relations (ER) and industrial relations (IR) policies and procedures to effectively represent organisations and employers. The unit applies to individuals who work in support positions, assisting others in dealing with ER and IR conflicts and issues.

  • BSBPEF402
    Develop personal work priorities

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks. It also addresses the skills and knowledge to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work performance. The unit applies to individuals who are required to design their own work schedules and work plans and to establish priorities for their work. They will typically hold some responsibilities for the work of others and have some autonomy in relation to their own role.

  • BSBXCM401
    Apply communication strategies in the workplace

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate and apply communication strategies in the workplace within any industry. This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for supervisor level workers with responsibility for other workers.

  • BSBLDR413
    Lead effective workplace relationships

    This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members. The unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context. At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

  • BSBOPS405
    Organise business meetings

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise meetings including making arrangements, liaising with participants, and developing and distributing meeting related documentation. The unit applies to those employed in a range of work environments who are required to organise a variety of business meetings. They may provide administrative support within an enterprise or have responsibility for these tasks in the context of a particular team, workgroup or project.

  • BSBHRM528
    Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate an organisation’s remuneration and benefits plans. It incorporates all functions associated with remuneration, including packaging, salary benchmarking, market rate reviews, bonuses and the legislative aspects of remuneration and employee benefits. The unit applies to individuals who are human resource practitioners responsible for overseeing an organisation’s remuneration process.

  • BSBHRM529
    Coordinate separation and termination processes

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate redeployment, resignation, retirement, dismissal and redundancy, including the conduct of exit interviews. The unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for overseeing aspects of managing the voluntary and involuntary termination of employment.

Completion Certificate

You will gain individual certificates after completing each course

Entry requirements

Start date

Upskilled always want to ensure that our students are enrolled in the right course for them.

These entry requirements are here as a guide and it's always best to talk to one of our Education Consultants, as they're trained to ensure that you're enrolled in a course that aligns with your career goals.

As a guide, entrants to this program may:

  • have completed year 10, or equivalent
OR
  • a qualification at Certificate III level or higher, or
OR
  • 2 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication
OR
  • complete a course/suitability interview.


You'll also need to be at least 18 years at the time of admission.

If you're under 18, please speak with our Education Consultants to find out about your eligibility.


*Additional eligibility criteria may be applicable and affected by other factors and personal circumstances. Please speak with our Education Consultants to confirm your eligibility for this course.

Government funding

At both a state and federal level, government commitment to upskilling the Australian workforce has resulted in a comprehensive framework of funding schemes and incentive opportunities. As a result, many Upskilled participants are provided incentives by the Government to undertake training and/or find that their courses are heavily subsidised.

Government funding options for:
Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Career outcomes

Students who successfully complete this qualification may be able to pursue the following career outcomes.
Career outcomes
Education pathways
If you successfully complete the BSB40420 - Certificate IV in Human Resource Management, you may be able to pursue the following related qualifications:

Educators

Upskilled has a passionate team of trainers in the business faculty who are highly skilled in the areas of study we offer. Our trainers have qualifications and work experience that allows them to deliver training to help you achieve job-ready skills needed to make your next career move.

The business faculty offers additional support to students undertaking courses, giving you the opportunity to build rapport with your trainers. 

Trainers facilitate 'Ask Me Anything' sessions over Zoom where you can ask them questions about your assessments, offering you more guidance and support. This gives you a chance to virtually collaborate with other students as well. 

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