Human Resources Courses

Do you want to become a qualified HR professional?

Develop the skills and knowledge required and learn more about human resources with Inspire Education. You can use these qualifications to gain an entry level job or to advance your career in the industry.

The courses are delivered online, so you can study from anywhere in Australia, including major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide. Whether you are currently working, taking care of your family, or managing your business, you can fit your study time according to your own schedule and go through your course at your own pace.

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Australia's most popular advanced human resources certificate

BSB40420 | Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

This course will help you develop a solid foundation of practical human resources skills and abilities you can use in the workplace.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of jobs can people completing human resources courses normally pursue?

Holding a qualification in human resources is the minimum standard to work in the HR industry in Australia.

You can typically apply for the following human resources jobs:

  • HR Administrator
  • HR Assistant
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Recruitment Officer
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Officer

What main skills will I learn when I complete a course in human resources?

The Certificate IV in Human Resources course will help you learn a broad range of valuable HR skills.

These include supporting performance management, the recruitment, selection, and induction of staff; how to review human resource functions; and supporting employee industrial relations.


How long will it take me to complete each human resources qualification?

You have a total of up to 1020 expected study hours for this course, depending on your existing skills and knowledge.

What evidence can I submit if I want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for a course in HR?

If you wish to apply RPL for qualifications in human resources, the examples of acceptable evidences are the following:

  1. Course transcripts, statement of attainment, and certificates
  2. References and documentation of your previous work responsibilities
  3. Work samples

To apply, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you wish to receive RPL. An RPL Assessor will contact you to check your eligibility for each unit and explain what you need to submit. The amount of RPL you receive will depend on the evidence you provide and any remaining assessment can be completed through gap training.

Is vocational (work) placement required, and where should I get a placement?

No, vocational (work) placement is not required for human resource courses.

Work as a Human Resource Professional

I’ve just completed my Cert IV in HR – and it was a great experience. I did it online – but had heaps of support from the team at Inspire.

Trudy Jane – Certificate IV in Human Resources
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