Certificate IV in Human Resources

Course Code: BSB41013

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Become a Qualified HR Professional.

The Certificate IV in Human Resources (HR) will give you the skills you need to perform key human resource tasks and activities with confidence. Nationally recognised human resource training will help you work towards your goal of becoming a:

  • Human Resource Officer
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Administration Officer
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Or a range of other professional roles

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What Will You Learn in the Certificate IV in in Human Resources?

The Certificate IV in Human Resources (HR) will help you develop a solid foundation of practical human resource functions and skills.

During your HR course you will learn to review human resource functions within a workplace, support performance management processes, and support recruitment processes, and staff inductions. This course teaches you how to implement work health and safety policies and procedures to meet legislative requirements and support employee and industrial relations.

On top of these skills, you will also develop your research and organisational skills and gain the ability to promote innovation in teams, and  establish effective workplace relationships.

Reach your goals with the Certificate IV Human Resources!

Course Outline & Structure

This HR training course has been designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to work successfully in a human resource capacity, or for those required to use HR functions, such as frontline managers, human resource trainers, recruiters, and many other roles across a broad range of industries.

The Certificate IV in Human Resources is a nationally recognised and accredited course and is delivered via distance learning/online education so you are able to complete your HR training at your own pace.  You will have 12 months to complete the course from your enrolment date via this delivery method. We have a continual intake of students on this basis, meaning you can enrol straight away!

This course has been specifically designed to ensure you get the most out of your training. Assessment is conducted using a combination of written questions, case studies and practical assessment to give you maximum opportunity to develop your HR knowledge.

BSB41013 Certificate IV in Human Resources Course units

The Certificate IV in Human Resources BSB41013 is comprised of 6 core units, and 4 electives. Our Certificate IV in HR elective units have been carefully chosen to ensure they meet the needs of a wide range of jobs requiring human resources skills.

Core Units include (6 total):

BSBHRM403B – Support performance management processes
BSBHRM404A – Review human resources functions
BSBHRM405A – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBWHS401A – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWOR401A – Establish effective workplace relationships
BSBWRK411A – Support employee and industrial relations procedures

Electives (complete 4 of 4):

BSBADM405B – Organise meetings
BSBINN301A – Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBRES401A – Analyse and present research information
BSBRSK401A – Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification, however it is to the students advantage if they have previously completed a Certificate III in Business or have some business experience. Students are expected to have a high level of literacy (equivalent to Year 10 English) and numeracy skills are preferred.

Students will need access to a workplace to complete workplace-based assessments, where the student does not have access to a workplace, they may complete these assessments using simulated workplace activities included with the course.

Training Resources

To support you in your studies Inspire will provide:
> Online Course Materials and Resources (hardcopy available for an additional fee)
> Multimedia Learning Resources
> Online Forums and Student Community
> Ongoing Trainer Support via Phone and Student Messaging System

To complete your studies you will need to have access to:
> A computer (PC or Mac) with Internet (ADSL 2+ and Google Chrome is recommended)
> Latest Adobe Flash Player
> Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader (Essential for Mac Users)
> Microsoft Word & Powerpoint 97 or later
> Video recording equipment (e.g. mobile phone or video recorder) OR access to a supervisor to observe presentations
> At least 2 people to provide feedback on presentations

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is offered to any Learner who can provide evidence of competency for units offered within the Certificate IV in Human Resources course. This can include any previous training (formal or informal) of previous life or work experience. The RPL process is really straightforward, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you would like to apply for RPL and once your enrolment is confirmed, you will receive an RPL pack to help with evidence collection.  Your trainer will also call to go through any potential RPL opportunities you may have. Simple!

Qualification Pathways

The Certificate IV in HR is suitable for anyone looking to further their education in the business industry, and seeking to gain knowledge of human resources procedures.

Once enrolled in this course you may also consider additional training to complement your HR skills:

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – to conduct training in human resources.
Certificate IV in Business Administration – to enhance your overall business skills.

The Certificate IV in HR also enables entry into the:

> Diploma of Business (BSB50207)
> Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50613)

^To enrol now, pay only the upfront fee and take advantage of easy monthly payments for the remaining course balance. View the course information pack for complete pricing details.

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