Course Description

Open the door to a career in human resources

The Open Colleges BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources course is a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for numerous support positions in human resources management across large, medium or small businesses.

You will develop industry-specific skills relevant to staff recruitment, performance management and industrial relations.

Throughout this online course you'll also learn about how to establish effective workplace relationships, conduct research and analysis and understand workplace health and safety.

Elective choices

After completing the core units, you'll have the choice to select a wide range of specialist electives. Tailor your studies with topics that appeal to you, including:

  • Project skills
  • Staff and team development
  • Recruitment management
  • Payroll support

Open the door to a career in human resources

The Open Colleges BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources course is a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for numerous support positions in human resources management across large, medium or small businesses.

You will develop industry-specific skills relevant to staff recruitment, performance management and industrial relations.

Throughout this online course you'll also learn about how to establish effective workplace relationships, conduct research and analysis and understand workplace health and safety.

Elective choices

After completing the core units, you'll have the choice to select a wide range of specialist electives. Tailor your studies with topics that appeal to you, including:

  • Project skills
  • Staff and team development
  • Recruitment management
  • Payroll support

Potential career outcomes

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Officer

Disclaimer

The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework.

Course number E1068IN
Qualification name BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Case studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of evidence, Questions, Written reports
Awarded by
  • Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

Open the door to a career in human resources

The Open Colleges BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources course is a nationally recognised qualification that will prepare you for numerous support positions in human resources management across large, medium or small businesses.

You will develop industry-specific skills relevant to staff recruitment, performance management and industrial relations.

Throughout this online course you'll also learn about how to establish effective workplace relationships, conduct research and analysis and understand workplace health and safety.

Elective choices

After completing the core units, you'll have the choice to select a wide range of specialist electives. Tailor your studies with topics that appeal to you, including:

  • Project skills
  • Staff and team development
  • Recruitment management
  • Payroll support

Module 1

  • Research human resources functions
  • Undertake research and review research findings
  • Review policy and procedures frameworks
  • Apply ethical framework
  • Analyse human resource metrics
  • Report research outcomes

 

Module 2

  • Collect, analyse and communicate information and ideas
  • Develop trust and confidence as leader
  • Develop and maintain networks and relationships
  • Manage difficulties into positive outcomes

Module 3

  • Plan for recruitment
  • Plan for selection
  • Support selection process
  • Induct successful candidate

Module 4

  • Review performance management infrastructure
  • Promote performance management system
  • Recommend improvements to performance management system in response to collated data

Module 5

  • Communicate and implement organisation’s industrial relations policies and procedures
  • Assist in minimising industrial relations conflict
  • Enhance industrial relations

Module 6

  • Provide information to the work team about WHS policies and procedures
  • Implement and monitor participation arrangements for managing WHS
  • Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training
  • Implement and monitor organisational procedures and legal requirements for identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks
  • Implement and monitor organisational procedures for maintaining WHS records for the team

Module 7

  • Gather and organise information
  • Research and analyse information
  • Present information

Module 8

  • Plan documents
  • Draft text
  • Prepare final text
  • Produce document

Module 910

Modules 9 and 10: Electives (choose from two of the following)

  • Define project
  • Develop project plan
  • Administer and monitor project
  • Finalise project
  • Review project
  • Organise instruction and demonstration
  • Conduct instruction and demonstration
  • Check training performance
  • Review personal training performance and finalise documentation
  • Determine development needs
  • Develop individuals and teams
  • Monitor and evaluate workplace learning
  • Develop recruitment, selection and induction policies and procedures
  • Recruit and select staff
  • Manage staff induction
  • Record payroll data
  • Prepare payroll
  • Handle payroll enquiries

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old.

English

This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously:

  • Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use English language in verbal and written communications and/or;
  • Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or;
  • Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or;
  • Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Certificate IV.

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software.

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Equipment

You will need access to a digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, audio and image files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology.

You will also need access to software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc are available as a download from the internet.

Some assessments include a component for you to record an audio or video. The requirements for these vary depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace and this is a requirement of the assessment, you have the option of engaging with friends, family and other students to record this via other means, such as Skype.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

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