Certificate IV in Human Resources

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College for Adult Learning
  • Awarded by

    College for Adult Learning (RTO 22228)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Approx. 8 months full-time. Approx. 14–16 months part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Career Outcomes

    Human Resources Officer | Human Resources Assistant | Human Resources Administrator | Payroll Supervisor

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    Are you ready to kick off your career in HR? If you're looking for an entry-level qualification to help you break into the challenging and rewarding human resources industry, a Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) from the College for Adult Learning is for you.

    Throughout this online course, you'll cover a range of core people management skills and strategies that will introduce you to the HR profession. From recruitment processes and performance management to workplace policies and procedures, you'll gain the knowledge you need to succeed as a human resources professional. 

    The best part is that you can study at your own pace, choosing to complete your course with around eight months of full-time study, or in 14–16 months studying part-time. Upon graduation, a world of opportunities will be opened to you, with better salary prospects and a qualification that's acknowledged and respected in the industry. So what are you waiting for? Take the first step towards an exciting HR career today!

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no formal prerequisite study requirements for this course.

    Technical Requirements

    You will need regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with the following:

    • An adequate and reliable internet connection,
    • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office or Office for Mac, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets,
    • A PDF Reader installed,
    • Full permissions to install and access third-party software as required.

    You will also need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer or device with an adequate camera to undertake video calls for assessments as required.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this human resources course, the subjects you may study include:

    • BSBHRM403 - Support Performance Management Processes
    • BSBHRM404 - Review Human Resources 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


    • BSBCUS402 - Address Customer Needs
    • BSBWRT401 - Write Complex Documents
    • BSBRES401 - Analyse and Present Research Information
    • BSBWOR402 - Promote Team Effectiveness
    • BSBWOR501 - Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
  • Why College for Adult Learning?

    From building and construction to HR, business management, logistics and more – the College for Adult Learning (CAL) can get you qualified in it all! The friendly and experienced team at CAL will take the time to understand your existing skills and set you on a learning path that is tailored specifically for you, helping you to achieve your goals faster. All courses are designed in house with one purpose in mind, your success! Get the right skills, build your confidence and turn theory into practice when you study with The College for Adult Learning.

    Feel like you’re truly cared for at the College for Adult Learning! Here, their friendly team will tailor their support services to cater to YOUR needs. Be teamed with a Student Success Advisor who will work closely with you to help get you the best outcomes.

    Recent HR graduate Fiona states “I know that if I need support it was available ...the feedback was incredible, very attentive! She spent a lot of time taking me through things that I may have missed.”

    When you study with CAL, you’ll be supported by our Real Outcomes Guarantee, ensuring you get real-world results from your studies - not just a piece of paper.

    CAL promise to give you all the resources we can to help you achieve your goal, whether that’s to upskill, refocus your career, or get that promotion.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) from the College for Adult Learning.

    Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in any part of the HR function, or in a supporting role to a HR Manager. This course also offers a path to further study in the form of a Diploma of Human Resources Management or Diploma of Leadership and Management.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in human resources could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential human resources career outcomes include: Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources Administrator, Human Resources Manager, Payroll Officer, Change Manager, Work Health & Safety (WHS) Systems Officer, Work Health & Safety Assistant.

  • Let's talk price

    The full fee for this course is $2,495 if paid with an upfront deposit of $1,495 and 17 monthly payments of $60.

    Other payment plan options include:

    • 3 x $870 monthly payments ($2,610 total)
    • 6 x $445 monthly payments ($2,670 total)
    • 12 x $235 monthly payments ($2,820 total)
    • 52 x $55 weekly payments ($2,860 total)
    • 18 x $160 monthly payments ($2,880 total)
    • 78 x $37 weekly payments ($2,886 total)

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