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BSB50320
Diploma of

Human Resource Management

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Nationally recognised
Average 12-18 months
Upfront 15% off $4,630 (RRP $5,450)
12 units of competency
Flexible payments available
Government funding available

Summary

Whether you're an aspiring Human Resources manager or already have managerial skills up your belt, the BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management (release 1) is a qualification that can help boost your knowledge and skills that can potentially help you move up the ranks.

If you complete this course, you'll have the opportunity to expand your career options as a human resources professional - whether that be on an HR team, in recruitment, or learning and development. You can pursue the following career outcomes like Human Resources Manager or Learning and Development consultant.


What you'll learn

This qualification comprises units that can prepare you for a number of positions in the human resources field. If you're a natural people-person and enjoy working with individuals from different backgrounds, this course can equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to help advance your career in human resources.

From this course, you'll learn to:

  • Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
  • Coordinate workplace plan implementation
  • Facilitate performance development process
  • Develop and use emotional intelligence

Other personal skills you may learn along the way include:

  • Develop strong communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Analytical skills

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This is a Nationally Recognised Training and VET Accredited course that sits within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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Detail

Duration
Average 12-18 months
Units
0 units of competency
This qualification is ideal if you're interested in pursuing management-level roles in the human resources industry. If you're aspiring to move up the career ladder or simply want to build professional experience in the field, this course can train you up in the core elements of human resources.

The topics you'll touch upon include the implementation of WHS policies, procedures and programs, managing employee and industrial relations, and the management of recruitment and onboarding.


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 17-27 hours per week of study in order to stay on track with your studies. Based on this range, it may take you up to 24 months to complete a diploma-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.

 
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?

 

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:
 

 

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.

BSBOPS504
Manage business risk

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. The unit applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and who are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBHRM521
Facilitate performance development processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance development processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance. This unit applies to individuals who are authorised to establish effective performance development processes for an organisation and who may have staff reporting to them.

BSBHRM522
Manage employee and industrial relations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee relations (ER) and industrial relations (IR) matters in an organisation. It involves developing and implementing ER and IR policies and plans and managing conflict resolution negotiations. The unit applies to those who are authorised to oversee IR and manage conflict and grievances in an organisation. They will have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and IR as well as current knowledge of ER and IR trends and legislation.

BSBHRM523
Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals. Particular emphasis is on the coordination of strategies to facilitate and promote learning and to monitor and improve learning performance. The unit applies to individuals who have a role in coordinating the development of a learning environment in which work and learning come together. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision-making strategies.

BSBHRM524
Coordinate workforce plan implementation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the implementation of a workforce plan, including researching requirements, coordination of planning and implementing initiatives and monitoring trends. The unit applies to individuals who are human resource practitioners or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.

BSBHRM527
Coordinate human resource functions and processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate human resource functions and processes, integrating business ethics. The unit applies to individuals with responsibility for coordinating a range of human resource functions and processes across an organisation. They may have staff reporting to them.

BSBCMM511
Communicate with influence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, lead and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers, clients and other key stakeholders. The unit applies to individuals who are managers and leaders required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources, and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. They use initiative and judgement to organise the work of self and others and plan, evaluate and co-ordinate the work of teams.

BSBCRT511
Develop critical thinking in others

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace context. The unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills (including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation) are an important part of their job roles. This unit applies to individuals who are typically responsible for leading teams.

BSBPEF502
Develop and use emotional intelligence

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace. The unit applies to individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a range of sources and who deal with unpredictable problems as part of their job role. These individuals may be responsible for leading a team or work area.

BSBHRM525
Manage recruitment and onboarding

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment and onboarding processes according to organisational policies and procedures. The unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for managing aspects of recruiting, selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. The individual may be directly involved in the recruitment processes themselves or coordinating the 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.

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 BSB50320 - Diploma of 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. 

Entry requirements

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There are mandatory entry requirements for the BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management. To gain entry into this program, you must have completed the following units (or equivalent competencies):

  • BSBHRM411 - Administer performance development processes;
  • BSBHRM412 - Support employee and industrial relations;
  • BSBHRM415 - Coordinate recruitment and onboarding; and
  • BSBHRM417 - Support human resource functions and processes.

OR

  • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience.


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 12, or equivalent
OR
  • a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher, or
OR
  • a qualification at Certificate III level plus 3 years of relevant experience, and 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.

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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.

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Diploma of Human Resource Management

 

What is human resource management?

The simple definition of human resource management is approaching the efficient management of people in an organisation or company. Human resource management is essential to the organisational structure of the people functions at work and ensuring the processes of onboarding, training and policies are effective to improve employee performance and retention rates.

By having good systems and processes in place, you're likely to have a workplace with a positive culture filled with productive and happier employees.

If you're someone interested in becoming a Human Resources Manager, we recommend studying the BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management with Upskilled. This online course can equip you with the job-ready skills and knowledge needed to move up the career ladder if you intend on making career movements in recruitment or learning and development. 

The human resource management course is also delivered online, making it a flexible method of study if you're a busy professional looking to gain skills while also having the opportunity to better balance your work and personal priorities.

If you're just starting out in the HR industry, you may benefit from studying the BSB40420 - Certificate IV in Human Resource Management. This course can help you kickstart your career in HR, providing you with a broad overview of skills where you can work in entry-level roles in the industry.

Looking for business online courses? Upskilled also offers the following diploma-level qualifications below:

What skills can I learn from a human resource management course?

The BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management will teach you the core skills needed to in pursuing management roles in an HR function. As a Human Resources Manager, you'll be responsible for the implementation of WHS policies, procedures and programs and the management of recruitment, onboarding and professional development of employees.

The diploma-level qualification in human resource management will also teach you key skills in the coordination of learning and development, managing business risk, and the facilitation of performance development processes. 

How can I enrol in a human resource management course?

To enrol in the BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management, you'll need to submit an enquiry form via Upskilled's website. There are some details we need from you to share on the form, including:
  • Your Name
  • Best Contact Number
  • Email Address
In order for our education consultants to have a more tailored consultation with you, you'll need to also choose a statement that best describes your current situation related to your career as part of the enquiry form. You may be: 
  • Changing careers
  • Looking for a promotion
  • Returning to work
  • Starting your career 
  • Expanding your skill set 
Once you submit your enquiry form, an education consultant will be in touch within 48 hours. From here, you'll have the chance to ask any questions you have about the course and they'll also assess your suitability and make any recommendations that are in your best interest. 

You can also gain more information on payment options, eligibility requirements and possible career outcomes you can achieve from the diploma-level qualification in human resource management.

If you're happy with the course and feel ready to enrol, your education consultant will send through an enrolment form via your email to start the onboarding process with Upskilled. 
 

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