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BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources

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Nationally Recognised Training

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 assistant
  • human resources coordinator
  • human resources administrator
  • human resources officer
  • payroll officer.

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.

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  • Course number
    E1068
    Course duration
    Max 18 months
    Qualification Level
    Certificate IV
    Study mode
    Continuous
    Delivery method
    Online
    Nationally recognised in Australia
    Yes
    National Code
    BSB41015
    Assessments
    Case Studies, Demonstrations, Questions, Reports, Verbal Assessments
    Continuous Mode Awarded By
    Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)
  • 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 to the course guide for current information about the course and its status.
  • Education entry requirements

    There are no formal education entry requirements for this qualification.

    Minimum age requirements

    You will need to be at least 18 years old.

    English language requirements

    This course requires you to read learner workbooks and textbooks, undertake a range of written assessments and engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to an Australian Year 12 level. If you have not successfully completed English at an Australian Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency with one of the following:

    • successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; OR
    • 3 years’ relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

    Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you can undertake the online Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on this website. This assessment tool can also help you determine your learning level and plan your future studies.

    Computing requirements

    Hardware and software requirements:

    All users:

    • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
    • broadband internet connection
    • 2GB of RAM
    • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
    • file compression software.

    Windows users:

    • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
    • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
    • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

    Mac OS users:

    • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
    • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
    • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

    Audio-visual requirements:
    You will need access to a digital video recording device and associated software to save and upload image and video files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smartphones include this technology.

    You will 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 will require you to record audio or a video. In some of these assessments, you might need to have friends or family participate in the recording.

    The requirements for these audio and video recordings vary. If the assessment specifies that you need to conduct the recording in a workplace, you have the option of engaging with friends or family to record these through other means, such as Skype.

    Skill requirements:
    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
    • connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos

    Study Materials

    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. Study Period 1 has been released and is available. The subsequent Study Periods for this course will be available for release on the following dates:

    • Study Period 2 to 4: August 2015
    • Study Period 5 to 6: October 2015
  • On completion of this course, your could undertake further qualifications such as the nationally recognised BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management or the BSB50215 Diploma of Business, offered by Open Colleges.

  • 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.

  • Cost of the course

    We know that the cost of a course is a huge consideration when enrolling in online study. However, our first priority is making sure that you find the right course for you. We can help you do this by discussing your current situation, qualifications and what you want to get out of studying online. After you've considered all these factors, we'll break down the costs of the course, take you through the payment options that are available and any discounts or promotions you may be able to take advantage of. We offer a range of convenient payment options, including VET FEE HELP when you enrol in some courses – so don't let cost be the deciding factor, with Open Colleges, you can study your perfect course without breaking the bank.

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Certificate IV in Human Resources

BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources

Learn to select, recruit and induct staff into an organisation, support performance management practices, and about industrial relations procedures. 

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  • Duration: Max 18 months
  • How you learn: Online
  • Qualification Level: Certificate IV
  • Assessments: Case Studies, Demonstrations, Questions, Reports, Verbal Assessments
  • Study Mode:
    Continuous
  • Continuous Mode Awarded by: Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)
  • 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

    Potential career outcomes:

    • human resources assistant
    • human resources coordinator
    • human resources administrator
    • human resources officer
    • payroll officer.

    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.

  • Requirements

    Education entry requirements

    There are no formal education entry requirements for this qualification.

    Minimum age requirements

    You will need to be at least 18 years old.

    English language requirements

    This course requires you to read learner workbooks and textbooks, undertake a range of written assessments and engage in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to an Australian Year 12 level. If you have not successfully completed English at an Australian Year 12 level, you can demonstrate equivalency with one of the following:

    • successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; OR
    • 3 years’ relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

    Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. To help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills required to study this course, you can undertake the online Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on this website. This assessment tool can also help you determine your learning level and plan your future studies.

    Computing requirements

    Hardware and software requirements:

    All users:

    • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
    • broadband internet connection
    • 2GB of RAM
    • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
    • file compression software.

    Windows users:

    • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
    • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
    • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

    Mac OS users:

    • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
    • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)
    • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.

    Audio-visual requirements:
    You will need access to a digital video recording device and associated software to save and upload image and video files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smartphones include this technology.

    You will 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 will require you to record audio or a video. In some of these assessments, you might need to have friends or family participate in the recording.

    The requirements for these audio and video recordings vary. If the assessment specifies that you need to conduct the recording in a workplace, you have the option of engaging with friends or family to record these through other means, such as Skype.

    Skill requirements:
    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
    • connecting digital video devices and downloading and storing videos

    Study Materials

    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. Study Period 1 has been released and is available. The subsequent Study Periods for this course will be available for release on the following dates:

    • Study Period 2 to 4: August 2015
    • Study Period 5 to 6: October 2015
  • Subjects

    • BSBHRM404: Review humans resource functions
    • BSBLDR402: Lead effective workplace relationships
    • BSBHRM405: Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • BSBHRM403: Support performance management processes
    • BSBWRK411: Support employee and industrial relations procedures
    • BSBWHS401: Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements
    • BSBRES401: Analyse and present research information
    • BSBWRT401: Write complex documents
    • BSBPMG522: Undertake project work
    • TAEDEL301A: Provide work skill instruction
    • BSBLED401: Develop teams and individuals
    • BSBHRM506: Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
    • BSBFIA302: Process payroll
    • FNSBKG405: Establish and maintain a payroll system