The Certificate IV in Human Resources delivers skills training in the professional practices common to HR roles: the delivery of presentations, the coordination of HR services, recruitment and induction processes, and the development of effective workplace relations. Most organisations now adopt an approach that sees HR responsibilities devolved to unit managers, meaning that HR capability now ranks as a core skill among managers and supervisors at virtually every level.
This course covers 10 units of competency
This course is delivered online
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The Certificate IV in Human Resources is delivered by expert trainers in one of three delivery methods: online, classroom, or blended.
The online training program is our most popular delivery method and provides access to a fully customised e-learning environment, MyUpskilled. MyUpskilled includes powerpoint resources, reading materials, discussion boards, forums, access to assessments, resources, videos (including access to the Lynda.com video training library) and blogs. The course is conducted over a 12 month period with one unit of competency expected to be completed each month. Classroom and Blended delivery formats are also available, but subject to minimum numbers. Please contact our Education managers to find out more about our face-to-face options. Inclusions
All students will be provided with Smallprint Learner guides (online and/or hardcopy) for each unit of competency
Access to fully customised online learning platform, MyUpskilled
Access to the Student Support Services (Helpdesk) where students can receive support and assistance in the use of the LMS as well as any administration enquiries
Regular contact with their trainer via email, telephone and/or LMS communication tools
Trainer/Student Messaging System
Unlimited access to world leading video training provider
Lynda.com Access to Upskilled's
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There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.
This qualification is suited to participants who possess a sufficient grasp of the English language, adequate levels of intelligence, and appropriate attitude and motivation to enable them to undertake the demands of a Diploma level qualification.
English language proficiency (Year 12 English or equivalent); OR
Obtain a Certificate III before enrolling in a Certificate IV level qualification, OR
Demonstrate appropriate academic standing or workplace experience for the chosen qualification
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. To apply for RPL, please submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by Upskilled assessors.
A student is deemed competent when all relevant evidence is gathered. Upskilled is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. Upskilled assessment processes include:
Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
Regular training and assessment contact will be maintained by Upskilled in conjunction with the participant and their employer (where applicable). Critical dates during the program will be identified for participants to ensure compliance to assessment due dates and attendance at classroom sessions/monthly webinars as required.
The following Units of Competency as identified in the National Business Services Training Package must be successfully completed to attain the Certificate IV in Human Resources.
Unit Code Unit Name BSBHRM404 Review human resources functions BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships BSBHRM403 Support performance-management processes BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures BSBREL401 Establish networks BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness BSBADM405 Organise meetings
Recognised by industry as the entry level qualification for employment as a HR officer, or for undertaking part of the HR function, the Certificate IV in Human Resources is designed for those seeking to develop practical skills as line managers, administrators, or dedicated HR officers. Participants with professional aspirations in the HR & Training discipline will see this as a first step certification, while managers and team leaders in any industry sector will benefit from exposure to vocational human resource training.
Executive personal assistant
Human resources clerk
Human resources officer
Pathways from this qualification include
The Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50615) or The Diploma of Business (BSB50215)
Price and Payment Options
Option 1 – Save 15%
Save 15% ($580) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,270
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Terms and Conditions Apply Option 3 - Smart and Skilled for NSW Residents
This Upskilled qualification is approved under Smart and Skilled and may attract a government fee subsidy. You must meet the individual eligibility criteria to receive subsidised training for a course on the NSW Skills List. For more information on Smart and Skilled
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This qualification is subsidised by the NSW Government. This course is delivered by Nationally Registered Training Organisation, Upskilled Pty Ltd, RTO 40374
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