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BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resources Management

CRICOS Course Code: 110186C


This qualification is suitable for individuals working in a range of human resources management positions. Job roles could include human resources assistants, human resources coordinators, human resources administrators and payroll officers.Workplace responsibilities would be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller business may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger companies, individuals may just have responsibility for a singular aspect of human resources such as remuneration.

This course provides the essential prerequisite skills and knowledge for those commencing their career in HR. It is also a great way for existing HR professionals to expand their generalist knowledge and for line managers and team leaders wanting to improve their people management skills and knowledge of current legislation.

Lessons are delivered face-to-face with a self -study online component, and include a range of methods, practical tasks and activities. Assessments are conducted via observation, demonstration, case study, practical tasks, projects and a portfolio.

Course Duration

52 weeks includes

  • Face-to-Face sessions in classroom

  • Self-study online

  • Simulated business/real work place sessions

  • Study break (12 weeks)

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of year 10 or equivalent

  • Overseas students must have a minimum overall band of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Entry to BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management or employment opportunities.

Intake Dates

January, April, July and October.


Monday - Tuesday (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) & Fridays (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)


Units of Competency

This course consists of 12 units of competence with 6 core unit and 6 elective units as listed below:

BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes
BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations
BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS Policies, procedures and programs
BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings

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