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BSB50320

Diploma of Human Resource Management

Establish your career in human resources with this high-level qualification from TAFE Queensland. Learn the advanced skills you need to seek employment as a human resources manager. 

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NEXT INTAKE Online Start date: 16 Jan 2023 Duration: Average course duration up to 24 months
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$4,900 - $8,820
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Course overview

Promote your career in human resources management with this high-level qualification. You'll learn the specialised knowledge and advanced skills to upgrade your career. 

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as human resource managers is experiencing strong growth. This very large occupation is set to create around 48,000 jobs over the next five years, ensuring your skill will be in high demand. 

Learn how to manage workforce planning, develop employee and industrial relations policies, manage conflict resolution negotiations, and plan, manage and evaluate the delivery of human resource services. You'll also discover how to develop and implement performance management processes, encourage effective employee performance, and manage the recruitment, selection and induction of staff. You'll get the opportunity to gain industry experience while studying through project-based assessments.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to confidently seek employment in a management role in human resources across a range of industry areas. 

What can I do?

  • Change Manager
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Senior Human Resources Officer

Course outcome:

BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management

World-class teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where the sector is headed.

Further study pathways

Continue your studies in human resources with an advanced diploma to unlock a position as a regional or national human resources manager. Take your career further and develop your skills in leadership, financial management, and strategic planning. 

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBHRM521
    Facilitate performance development processes
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBHRM521
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Facilitate performance development processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBHRM522
    Manage employee and industrial relations
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBHRM522
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee relations (ER) and industrial relations (IR) matters in an organisation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage employee and industrial relations

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBHRM523
    Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBHRM523
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBHRM524
    Coordinate workforce plan implementation
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBHRM524
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Coordinate workforce plan implementation

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBHRM527
    Coordinate human resource functions and processes
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBHRM527
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate human resource functions and processes, integrating business ethics.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Coordinate human resource functions and processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS504
    Manage business risk
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS504
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage business risk

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS411
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS411
    Unit description :
    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.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Accelerated: Part time 2 nights per week + 3 Saturdays
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $4,900
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
16 Jan 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820
27 Feb 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820
17 Apr 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
23 Jan 2023
1 year
Accelerated: Part time 2 nights per week + 3 Saturdays
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $4,900
START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
16 Jan 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820
27 Feb 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820
17 Apr 2023
Average course duration up to 24 months
Online Self-Directed: Part time up to 2 units per intake. 12 weeks per intake
  • Full fee: $8,820

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Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320)

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Diploma of Human Resource Management

COURSE CODE: BSB50320
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $11,191.00 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who: 

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.

Equivalent competencies are predecessors to these units, which have been mapped as equivalent. 

or 

Have two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience.

Selection criteria

Entry into the accelerated program is via an application process and requires you to have at least 3 years' experience working in the industry.
You will be required to complete the bksb to identify any Learning Support needs.
It is recommended that you have an understanding of basic business and technology concepts, which may have been acquired through previous training, qualifications and/or work experience in a business-related field.
You will be required to access and use technology to complete the learning assessment activities and resources within this course. It is important that applicants have the skills and knowledge required to complete written and practical assessments.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a calculator, a laptop or tablet device, a USB, a headset including microphone.

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake or the units required to complete one cluster/stage, unless otherwise advised. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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