Diploma of Human Resources Management

Course Code BSB50618
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street
Duration 550 hours

Course Overview

Make your mark on your organisation’s culture. Consolidate your career as an HR specialist with the Diploma of Human Resources Management 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.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as an effective HR Practioner or Manager.

After successful completion of this course you may wish to pursue further training and complete the BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources) or the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.
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 an additional 4 units specialising in the HR field to obtain the nationally recognised BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Monday 6th May, 1 night a week, 6pm – 9pm / 2019
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Monday 2nd September, 1 night a week, 6pm – 9pm / 2019

Course Co-ordinator

Kerri Symes
58 33 2994

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 550 $9.48 $5,214.00 $4.00 $2,200.00
Full Fee 550 $9.48 $5,214.00 N/A N/A
Course Materials 550 $0.20 $110.00 N/A N/A

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

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

BSB50618 – Core Units

BSBHRM512 – Develop and manage performance management processes
BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRK520 – Manage employee relations
BSBHRM501 – Manage human resource services
BSBHRM506 – Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
BSBHRM513 – Manage workforce planning

BSB50618 – Elective Units

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

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.

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
Additional Information

As learning and assessment is work focused it is recommended that those considering undertaking this training are currently employed or have access to workplace practices.
It would be preferred that students have completed BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources, BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management or other relevant qualification or have relevant vocational experience.
Classes will be scheduled 1 day per month from 9am – 4pm or 1night per week from 6 – 9pm. You are able to commence this course any time throughout the year.

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?

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