Diploma of Human Resource Management

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College for Adult Learning
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    College for Adult Learning (RTO 22228)

  • Qualification


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  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Full-time: approx. 12 months; part-time; 14-16 months

  • Start Date

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  • Career Outcomes

    Human Resources Manager | Human Resources Coordinator | Senior Human Resources Generalist

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

    Ready to enter a new era of your career in human resources? Take a fast track to potential promotion with a Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320) from the College for Adult Learning.

    Human resource (HR) management is a valuable and rewarding career, with HR expertise essential in every modern business. Human resources professionals today lead the human resources department, supporting staff with personal and professional development, and working to establish a positive and efficient workplace, among a variety of other responsibilities.

    To pursue a human resource management pathway, undertake online human resources training to develop the in-demand HR skills and knowledge you need to stand out. The Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320) will allow you to develop your skills in people management, risk management, communication, and work health and safety. With our human resources diploma, you'll be ready to take the next step in your HR career and become a highly sought-after asset in any business.

    Having a formal qualification to support your skills and human resource management knowledge proves that you have what it takes to ensure teams are operating effectively and the workforce is continually developing to meet the strategic needs of the organisation. As an HR manager, you have your finger on the pulse of the organisation, aware of any issues that arise and you're capable of resolving them appropriately.

    What you'll learn

    • Managing workforce planning and recruitment processes
    • Implementing and managing WHS policies to ensure they comply with legislative requirements
    • Managing people performance and employee relations
  • What You'll Need to Get In

    This diploma requires students to meet entry requirements to undertake this course. To satisfy the entry requirements for this diploma, you must have either completed the following units:

    • BSBHRM411 - Administer performance development processes;
    • BSBHRM412 - Support employee and industrial relations;
    • BSBHRM415 - Coordinate recruitment and onboarding; and
    • BSBHRM417 - Support human resource functions and processes.


    • Have two years equivalent full-time relevant work experience. You will be required to submit evidence and complete a short eligibility conversation with one of our HR Learning Coaches.

    If you don't meet the entry requirements yet, we offer the option to combine this qualification with our Pathway Package. This is perfect if you want to complete the diploma but need the entry requirement units. Find out more in your Course Guide, or speak to one of our Learning Consultants.

  • Subject Breakdown

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

    • BSBPEF501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development 
    • BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships 
    • BSBHRM523 Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals 
    • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence 
    • BSBHRM527 Coordinate human resource functions and processes 
    • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding 
    • BSBHRM521 Facilitate performance development processes 
    • BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation 
    • BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations 
    • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk 
    • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 
    • BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes 


  • 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 Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320) from the College for Adult Learning.

    By completing this course, you'll be prepared to confidently take your next steps into an HR management role, with vital communication skills to support you. These will help you navigate the demands of HR leadership, including the coordination of recruitment and onboarding through to separation and termination processes, increasing staff retention and ensuring compliance with legislation. 

    You'll also be prepared to manage the strategic, tactical and operational aspects of the human resources function to meet business objectives. This includes the development and implementation of a future-proof workforce plan, supporting and improving learning and development of individuals, leading team performance, risk management, and holding the difficult conversations that come with working in HR such as complaints, conflicts or performance management.

    Graduates are equipped to pursue human resources management and leadership roles within a variety of different industries. Graduates may also choose to complete a pathway of further study with courses such as the Graduate Certificate of Leadership Diversity and the Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership.

    We're excited to offer students studying the Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320) with the College for Adult Learning a free one-year AHRI Affiliate Membership, valued at $330.

    As an affiliate member, you'll have access to valuable resources to support your HR career, be able to attend exclusive events to help you network and upskill, have exclusive access to the ASK:AHRI helpline for direct support from experienced HR professionals, be invited to join networking forums to build your professional network and learn about specialist HR topics, and have the opportunity to undertake the certification program to become recognised as an AHRI Certified HR Practitioner (CPHR). Terms and Conditions apply.

  • 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

    $57 per week on a flexible payment plan. 

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