Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

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  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Human Resources Officer | Human Resources Manager | Office Administrator | Training Officer | View all

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

    The BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management course offered by Upskilled will teach you about the many facets of human resources and its application in the workplace.

    Through studying this course, you will gain the skills and training to coordinate HR services, manage recruitment and induction processes, and maintain effective and safe workplaces. You will learn all the industry essentials such as how to implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs, how to support the learning and development of teams and individuals, how to administer performance development processes, and how to coordinate remuneration and employee benefits, amongst others. By the end of the course, you will be fully prepared to start working in a myriad of HR-related positions available nationally.

    Enjoy the added benefit of being able to log on and learn at any time, with full access to course material available to you online. 

  • What You'll Need to Get In

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this human resources course, the units of competency you may study include:

    • BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
    • BSBHRM417 - Support human resource functions and processes
    • BSBHRM415 - Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
    • BSBHRM411 - Administer performance development processes
    • BSBHRM413 - Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
    • BSBHRM412 - Support employee and industrial relations
    • BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work priorities
    • BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace
    • BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationships
    • BSBOPS405 - Organise business meetings
    • BSBHRM528 - Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits
    • BSBHRM529 - Coordinate separation and termination processes

    Upskilled may make changes to this course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or meet other regulatory requirements.

  • Why Upskilled?

    Upskilled is a government approved training organisation (RTO number 40374) that specialises in providing online vocational education and training solutions to both individuals and organisations. They offer a diverse range of courses designed to enhance skills and knowledge across IT, Business, and Community Services industries, and have seen over 30,000 students successfully graduate and go on to fulfil their career goals. All Upskilled courses are delivered 100% online via their proprietary MyUpskilled platform and are designed with flexibility in mind, so that studying can fit in with anyone’s busy work and life schedules.

    Upskilled work closely with industry experts to ensure that their courses are current and industry-relevant and provide a great learning experience via delivering insightful and engaging content. They partner with industry leaders such as AWS Academy, Australian Human Resources Institute and Social Media Academy to ensure that course content is of the highest quality and that graduates possess industry insider knowledge that will help them with progressing their careers. Upskilled online learning hub is designed to assist students with managing their study load, finances and eventual job seeking efforts.

    As a student of Upskilled, you will have access to continued support, advice and guidance from your online trainer via phone or email. Your trainer will give you valuable feedback on your assessments and help you with your course material. Additional support with your study is also available during out-of-work hours via phone or Skype.

    Upskilled recognise that learning is an interaction. For that reason, they've put in place the right tools that deliver effective skills learning and are interactive too. By understanding how people systemise information effectively, Upskilled has been able to develop online programs that make study natural, rewarding, and fun.


    "Upskilled offered a prompt, friendly and efficient service. My increased knowledge of human resources has provided me with a greater understanding and awareness of the many functions within HR and an increased confidence in my current role. The facilitator was fantastic, very motivating and encouraging. The course attendees came from a diverse range of companies and disciplines including legal, IT, recruitment, and retail. It was interesting to share our experiences of how HR functions are carried out by different industries."

    All student testimonials for Upskilled

    "So much better than TAFE and very good instructors that actually care. With all of the IT technical training it was very well done."

    Angus Blackburn , Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

    "I wanted to say a big thank you to Upskilled for its wonderful support during my study. It was a pleasure to do a course through such a professional organisation, and I will be recommending the course to my friends. Again, many thanks!"

    Beverley Chamberlain , Certificate IV in Business Administration

    "My initial reason for attending was to have my experience recognised with a certificate. However, as I settled into the course, I found that I embraced new ideas and concepts, and with each unit found a renewed enthusiasm and confidence to make changes to processes I currently use in my work. I thank Upskilled for being so informative and helpful throughout this course. I have found the Upskilled trainers to be down to earth and professional. I know I have grown and contributed to the running of the course, which I recommend to anyone currently working in the field."

    Lorraine Timpano , Certificate IV in Business Administration

    "I recently completed a Certificate IV course in Frontline Management at the Crowne Plaza, Terrigal. Our trainer was Don who, from the outset, made all participants feel very relaxed and comfortable, setting the tone for the days that followed. This was quite an achievement given the diversity of backgrounds and occupations in attendance. Don obviously has a lot of relevant life experience, making him the perfect person to deliver this kind of training. His real world examples were delivered with confidence and humour and were always in sync with unit material, which ensured we remained on track."

    Stephen Wilkinson , Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (previously known as Certificate IV in Frontline Management)

    "Very good and informative content. Surpassed expectations. A good variety of trainers and the location was good; not too noisy, nice and casual."

    Wendy Randle , Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) from Upskilled.


  • 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

    Full cost for this course is $4,250. Upskilled offers a choice of two convenient payment options to help make studying more affordable:

    Option 1 – Save 30% when you pay upfront

    Total course cost:$2,975 (down from $4,250)

    Option 2 – Use a flexible payment plan

    No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $66 a week! 

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