Diploma of Human Resources Management BSB50320

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Accelerate your career in Human Resources with the BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management. This nationally recognised course is designed to build on your management skills to motivate and get the best out of your team and handle workplace challenges with confidence.

Course Breakdown


BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resources Management

Course duration: Self-paced - maximum of 18 months

Recommended hours per week: 26h

Delivery method: Online

Qualification level: Diploma

Awarded by: Open Colleges Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90796)


Industry Overview

According to, there were 65,900 Human Resource Professionals in 2020. The number of workers: 

  • increased significantly over the past 5 years 
  • is expected to grow over the next five years 
  • is likely to reach 70,600 by 2025 

Is this course for you?

This course is for people who have HR experience or those have completed previous study in Human Resources at a Certificate IV level.  

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation. You may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and complete your studies faster. Please note - limitations do apply.

What you will learn

During your studies you will learn how to: 

  • Coordinate human resource functions and processes 
  • Manage employee and industrial relations 
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 
  • Manage business risk 
  • Coordinate workforce plan implementation 
  • Facilitate performance development processes 
  • Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals 
  • Manage recruitment and onboarding 
  • Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits 
  • Coordinate separation and termination processes 
  • Develop critical thinking in others 
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships 

Learning Material

Your learning materials are accessed through our online platform OpenSpace. These learning materials include 

  • Learning content 
  • Media 
  • Additional resources 
  • Learning activities 
  • Self-checks 

Your trainer

Tanya Galey
Tanya has many years of experience working in the Airline Industry through her role at World Aviation Systems who represent various airlines here in Sydney (Air Tahiti Nui and Hawaiian Airlines to name a few). She has extensive knowledge of Sales, marketing, reservations and the general business operations of an Airline.
Katherine Lord
Katherine has been in management roles for the last 12 years working in both the tourism sector, financial planning and currently she is working in the education sector.
Rosalie Pellew
Rosalie Pellew has over 30 years' experience in customer engagement; workplace training and assessment; facilitating adult education; leading and coaching customer contact teams; and supporting on-line learning students.

Academic Information

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.

Diploma of Human Resources Management

Coordinate human resource functions and processes
  • Determine strategies for delivery of human resource functions and processes 
  • Coordinate the delivery of human resource functions and processes 
  • Evaluate human resource functions and processes 
  • Coordinate integration of business ethics in human resource practices 
Manage employee and industrial relations
  • Develop ER and IR policies and plans 
  • Implement ER and IR policies and plans 
  • Manage negotiations to resolve conflict 
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • Provide information to work team about WHS policies and procedures 
  • Implement and monitor work team consultative arrangements for managing WHS 
  • Implement and monitor organisational procedures for providing WHS training to work team 
  • 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 
Manage business risk
  • Establish risk context 
  • Identify risks 
  • Analyse risks 
  • Select and implement treatments 
Coordinate workforce plan implementation
  • Research workforce requirements 
  • Coordinate workforce objectives and strategies 
  • Coordinate implementation of initiatives 
  • Monitor and evaluate workforce trends 
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Assessment Details

  • Multiple choice Quiz
  • Projects
  • Role plays
  • Video
  • Work Placement
  • Written assignments

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

We understand that you may already have many skills and areas of expertise that you have obtained in different ways and these are recognised through our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

Our Credit Transfer & Recognition of Prior Learning Policy, available in the Key Student Information section of our website, provides more information about our RPL process. Alternatively, you can contact an Enrolment Consultant to discuss your RPL options.

Course Duration

The duration for the course is self paced - maximum of 18 months. As a self-paced online course, the time it will take you to complete is flexible and dependent on ability and time available.



Open Colleges recommends that you consider the work placement options in your local area prior to enrolling in this course.


Study and pay, your way

Payment Options

Pay Upfront
Save 30%
$5,474.00 Save $2,346.00
was $7,820.00
Week to week
Pay as you go
Save 12%
Pay in 78 instalments over the length of your course.
$84.87 Weekly
Total course cost: $6,820.00
was $7,820.00
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Studying online with Open Colleges

Flexibility - study at your own pace

When you study online with Open Colleges you’re in control.

You can choose to complete your course quickly, or keep to a steady pace. Learning is fully flexible so you can fit your everyday commitments around your studies.

Everything you need to study is online so you can study wherever you like – but that doesn’t mean you’re on your own.

OpenSpace is our online learning platform. It’s where you’ll go to access your learning materials, contact your expert trainers and assessors and upload your assessments.

What is OpenSpace?

It’s important to us that we deliver a superior, online learning platform that meets our students’ needs. That’s why we have upgraded to our brand new, custom-designed learning platform, OpenSpace.

OpenSpace provides you with a user-friendly interface, that is mobile responsive. This means that you can complete your coursework using your laptop, iPad, or mobile device. All coursework is automatically saved, providing you with the flexibility you need to complete your studies anywhere, anytime.

How to get support?

Learning Support

The learning support team will be with you every step of the way, from enrolment to graduation. They’re here to help you get the most out of your online course. They can assist by providing non-academic support - like helping you craft an achievable study plan so that you can graduate in a realistic timeframe. If you’re finding it tough to stay motivated throughout your course, they’ll be there to help keep you on track.

Student support

The Student Support team is your one-stop service centre for all student administrative issues – including enrolment, change of contact details, OpenSpace support, assessment results and certification.

You can access the Student Support team by email or phone