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Human Resources


This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resources Consultant, Human Resources Advisor and Human Resources Business Partner. Responsibilities are likely to be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller organisations may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger organisations, individuals may coordinate a single human resources function.

Course Fees

Registration Fee$500 (non-refundable)
Material Fee$1,000
Tuition Fee$8,700
Total Course Fees$10,200
Fees include all material costs and learning resources.

Course Duration

Delivery will occur over an 56 Weeks (52 weeks training and 4 weeks holiday break) period of full time study. 
  • Where students successfully apply for credit and/or RPL the course duration will be shorten accordingly and adjustments made to any COE issued or remove it or add to course duration.

Entry/ Admission Requirements

Pre-Training Review (PTR):
  • Selection for enrolment in SHIC courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification selection criteria during the PTR prior to the confirmation of enrolment at SHIC.  A satisfactory outcome of PTR with authorised SHIC Staff or representative will ensure applicants are placed in a suitable course with an appropriate training and assessment strategy, SHIC review applicants existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. SHIC will then review this information in conjunction with other admission requirements below.

Age Requirements

SHIC requires that all students must be 18 years of age or above at the commencement of the course. 

Prior Achievement Requirements

Students must have successfully 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. 
(Equivalent competencies are predecessors to these units, which have been mapped as equivalent) OR
  • Have two years’ equivalent full-time relevant work experience.

LLN Requirements

  • The qualification has been analysed to determine the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) levels of Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy. This is detailed in the Diploma of in Human Resource Management ACSF Profile.
  • Students entering this qualification will have their LLN skills compared to the ACSF levels of the course to determine if there are specific support requirements needed, and make a recommendation about the suitability of the student to enrol.
  • See the SHIC LLN Policy & Procedures for more details. 

English Language Requirements

All students entering this qualification must have the following minimum score of an internationally recognized English Language proficiency tests or equivalent in line with DHA recommendations
  • IELTS overall band of 5.5 or
  • TOEFL IBT test score band of 54-56 equivalents or
  • PTE Academic band score 42 equivalent or
  • Satisfactory completion of General English – Upper Intermediate level or
  • Successful Completion of Certificate III in Spoken and Written English (10725NAT) or equivalent course or
  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary certificate of education in Australia conducted in English or 
  • Completion of full-time studies in Australia towards a Certificate IV or above or a foundation course or
  • Student’s first language is English or
  • Student was educated for 5 years in an English speaking country.
If there are doubts about the student’s English language skills to cope in an academic environment and if he/she cannot provide a satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent, the student will undergo the college English placement test and be required to complete it with a satisfactory result.

Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted face to face which could include:
  • Direct observation – in a simulated classroom environment – usually role plays
  • Product based methods – these are generally reports, case studies, projects and presentations.
  • Questioning – written and verbal questioning is used for a number of assessment tasks.
  • A combination of the above methods.

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human resources manager

Course Delivery

  • Face to face at our Melbourne Campus – 20 hours per week of classroom based training sessions 
  • 8 hours of self study including structured self-directed learning & completing assessment work started in class
  • Up to an hour per week of individual support if required

Units of Competence

Unit CodeTitle
BSBHRM523 Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
BSBHRM527Coordinate human resource functions and processes
BSBHRM521Facilitate performance development processes
BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation
BSBWHS411Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBHRM529Coordinate separation and termination processes
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBTWK501 Lead diversity and inclusion
BSBCRT511 Develop critical thinking in others
Note: Delivery method is Online via video conferencing with phone and email support during COVID-19.
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