Diploma of Human Resources Management

Course Code BSB50615
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street
Duration 550 hours

Course Overview

The BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Human Resource Manager or other roles within the Human Resource sector.

Make your mark on your organisation’s culture. Consolidate your career as an HR specialist with the Diploma of HR. By studying with GOTAFE, you’ll develop real-world skills for:

  • Workforce planning
  • Staff recruitment and orientation
  • Management of separation and termination
  • Performance management systems
  • Human resources management information systems
  • Successful industrial relations
  • Mediation and separation processes

You’ll apply what you learn to your everyday projects and challenges. We’ll give you a strong understanding of daily operations and functions in an HR department. We’ll also make sure that you finish the course ready to hit the ground running.

Typically people in these roles will have operational experience in their respective industries and an appreciation of the managerial requirements necessary to achieve the organisations goals. You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

The BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to become a more effective HR Professional or seek employment in roles such as HR Adviser, HR Consultant, HR Manager and Personnel and Employee Relations Manager within any industry.

Working in this industry generally involves working business hours, Monday to Friday.

Further studies
After gaining the BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management, you might wish to undertake further study in the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management or the BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources).

These two qualifications provide a pathway into the Bachelor of Applied Management conducted by GOTAFE in partnership with Federation University.

Alternatively, students may wish to complete additional units to obtain the nationally recognised BSB61015 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street Trimester 3 – 1 Night a Week – 6pm to 9pm – Public on Campus – Shepparton / 2018
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Monday 4th March, 1 Night a week, 6pm to 9pm / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Monday 6th May, 1 Night a week, 6pm to 9pm / 2019

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

If attending on-campus, students will be required to attend the timetabled on-campus classes and undertake further self-directed learning and complete the required exercises and assessments. If you are unable to attend the timetabled on-campus classes you will be required to contact your teacher and catch up before the next class.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Kerri Symes
Location: Shepparton and Wangaratta

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $5,214.00
Govt Subsidised-Trainee $5,214.00
Full Fee $5,214.00
Course Materials $110.00

Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course you must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document your previous work experience and qualifications and assess your suitability for the course
  • Complete a CSPA test to ensure you have the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course

The selection criteria for this course are:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in this Industry sector
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently
  • The ability to attend timetabled on-campus classes

It is preferred that you hold a management position in the workplace to implement and enhance your learning. If you do not hold a management role it will be discussed with you how you will be able to access workplace policies, procedures and practices to reflect on.

It would be preferred that students have completed BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources or BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, other relevant qualification or have relevant vocational experience.

Units of Competency

BSB50615 – Core Units
BSBHRM512 – Develop and manage performance management processes
BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRK510 – Manage employee relations
BSBHRM501 – Manage human resource services
BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBHRM513 – Manage workforce planning

BSB50615 – Elective Units
BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance
BSBMGT516 – Facilitate continuous improvement

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • class room activities and observation
  • role plays
  • assignments
  • short answer questions
  • supervised tests
  • portfolios
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.