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BSB40420
Certificate IV in

Human Resources

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Summary

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 Resources is a nationally-recognised qualification that can train you in the core fundamentals of HR.

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.

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Duration
12 months
Units
12 units of competency

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.

 

Course structure

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:

 
Show Off Your Achievements with Upskilled Digital Credentials!
Students who successfully complete their qualification receive a digital badge from Upskilled to display on LinkedIn and other social media platforms, your resume and more. Our sharable badges are portable, verifiable credentials that validate your knowledge, skills and experience in the area of your studies.

Since you worked hard to earn it - why not show everyone your accomplishments?

 
Free student membership with AHRI

Upskilled students who enrol in either a certificate or diploma-level qualification in human resources will benefit from a complimentary 12-month student membership with the Australian HR institute (AHRI). 

The AHRI is a national association representing 20,000 members from Australia and across the globe - specifically those working as human resource and people management professionals.

There are plenty of benefits that come with an AHRI student membership. These include:
  • Networking and events: You'll have opportunities where you can network with those already in the industry. This means having access to exclusive forums, conferences and national events where you can connect with like-minded professionals. Student members get special discounted rates to attend networking events.
  • Access to HR resources and research: You'll keep updated with the latest news, opinion and research with HRM magazine, Gartner publications and the Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. These resources can provide additional support towards your studies. You'll also gain access to exclusive content like checklists, guidelines and policy templates.
  • Opportunity to join the AHRI mentoring program: You can gain access to the AHRI nine-month mentoring program where you're assigned a mentor who can provide guidance and support needed to land your first HR job or help with your studies.
  • Professional development: You'll have the opportunity to do further study with an AHRI student membership. This means you can gain extra merit as an aspiring HR professional with access to short courses, elearning, webinars and in-house training at a special discounted rate.
  • Access to exclusive LinkedIn group: As a student member, you'll get to join the AHRI Members Lounge - an exclusive LinkedIn group where you get to see online discussions from HR professionals around Australia. 

 
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.

Subjects

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.

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.

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.

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 Resources, you may be able to pursue the following related qualifications:

Educators

Upskilled wants to make sure you aren't alone during your studies, so you'll have assigned specialist trainers for various units based on their expertise and industry knowledge.

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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
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  • 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.

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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.

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