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Certificate IV in Human Resources

BSB41015

Certificate IV in Human Resources – BSB41015

Course Overview

This is a dual qualification course with BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

In the Certificate IV in Human Resources, you’ll learn an array of HR skills such as recruiting, selecting and inducting staff and supporting performance management processes, HR functions and employee and industrial relations procedures.

Combine that with the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, where you’ll learn the essential knowledge and skills to become a qualified frontline manager, and you’ll come out a master of the business world!

It is preferred that you hold a management position in the workplace to undertake this course.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

The Certificate IV in Human Resources is designed for those who wish to seek employment in roles such as:

  • HR Assistant
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Administrator
  • HR Officer
  • Payroll Officer

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is designed for those who wish to seek employment in roles such as:

  • Leading Hand
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Coordinator

Further Study

After gaining your dual qualification, you might wish to undertake further study in:

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

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Flexible - Starts on 22/02/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

Flexible - Starts on 12/07/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

Wallan - High Street

Flexible - Starts on 01/03/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

Flexible - Starts on 12/07/2021 - Mon, Tues - 9am to 4pm / 2021

1. Subsidised Standard
$2,438.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$488.00
3. Full Fee
$2,760.00
Course Materials
$115.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

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.
  • If studying as a trainee, please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this 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

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.

Core Units
BSBHRM403
Support performance management process
BSBHRM404
Review human resource functions
BSBHRM405
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBLDR402
Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBWRK411
Support employee and industrial relations procedures
Elective Units
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBLDR401
Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR403
Lead team effectiveness
BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Assessment methods may include:

  • Classroom activities
  • Observation
  • Roleplays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Supervised tests
  • Portfolios

Brett Ambrosio

This course will be delivered over a 1 year period, with students attending 1 x 6 hour day per month. Students will also be required to undertake a minimum of 9 hours per week of self-directed learning, researching, studying and completing 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.

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 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 submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

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.

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.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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

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

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.

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