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Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015)

Course summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of support positions in human resources management. In smaller companies they may work across all human resources functional areas and in larger companies they may be assigned responsibilities in units or business areas focused on discrete human resources functions, such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • - Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course however, a Certificate III in Business qualification or equivalent demonstrated vocational experience is recommended.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job outcomes include: Human resources assistant; Human resources coordinator; Human resources officer and Payroll officer.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

To successfully complete this course, students must complete 10 units, consisting of:
6 core units and 4 elective units.
Core Units
BSBHRM403 Support performance management process
BSBHRM404 Review human resource functions
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures
Elective Units
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
Study Sequence
Online - enrol into one unit at a time, as per the following order:
  1. BSBWHS401
  2. BSBHRM404
  3. BSBHRM405
  4. BSBHRM403
  5. BSBLDR402
  6. BSBWRK411
  7. Choose four elective units, and enrol into one unit at a time. Electives can be studied in any order.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment

Course Intakes


There are eleven course intakes, available monthly from February to December.

Duration and dates
12 months full-time or 18 months part-time


This course is available online with teaching support available through discussion forums, email and telephone. Online students require self-motivation and must have 4 - 6 hours per week available for study.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
BSB30115 Certificate III in Business No
BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business No
BSB50215 Diploma of Business No
BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management No