Course Description

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

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 Coordinator
  • Payroll Clerk
Course number E1068
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, Questions, Reports, Verbal Assessments
Fee for service option awarded by
  • Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)

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

Once you are enrolled in this course, you will receive access to the first Study Period, which contains the first set of units for the course. When you have successfully completed those units, you'll be given access to the next Study Period. 

Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status. None

Fee For Service Schedule

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

 

  • 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 2

  • Plan for recruitment
  • Plan for selection
  • Support selection process
  • Induct successful candidate
  • Review performance management infrastructure
  • Promote performance management system
  • Recommend improvements to performance management system in response to collated data

Module 3

  • Communicate and implement organisation’s industrial relations policies and procedures
  • Assist in minimising industrial relations conflict
  • Enhance industrial relations
  • 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 4

  • Gather and organise information
  • Research and analyse information
  • Present information
  • Plan documents
  • Draft text
  • Prepare final text
  • Produce document

Module 5

Select two of the following elective choices

  • 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
  • Establish payroll requirements
  • Record payroll data
  • Prepare and process payroll 
  • Handle payroll enquiries
  • Maintain payroll

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 18 years old

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 students to record a video. The requirements for these videos vary, depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace, if 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.

Skills

To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites
  • Uploading documents through websites
  • Participating in online discussions
  • Compressing image files.

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 a VET 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.

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum Age

You will need to be at least 18 years old

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 students to record a video. The requirements for these videos vary, depending on the assessment. If you are unable to conduct these in the workplace, if 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.

Skills

To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites
  • Uploading documents through websites
  • Participating in online discussions
  • Compressing image files.

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 a VET 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.

For full list of requirements, download a FREE Course Guide

You will access all your learning activities for this course through Open Space, our innovative online learning platform. These include

  • Learning activities
  • An online forum
  • Rich media

You'll also receive a textbook for this course: Noe, R; Hollenbeck, J.R; Gerhart, B; Wright, P. M; Steel, J; McGill, C; Dein, T: 2014. Human Resource Management in Practice, 1st ed, McGraw-Hill Education, North Ryde.

David Lang

David Lang has over 25 years’ experience working in international tourism and hospitality management, and has been working as a trainer since 1999.

David specialises in operations management and systems design, as well as quality management systems (including CRM and HRI systems development), work health and safety management, and human resource management.

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