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Certificate IV in Human Resource Management BSB40420


Are you looking to take your human resources career to the next level? The Certificate IV in Human Resource Management BSB40420 qualification is designed for individuals who work in various support positions in human resources management.

This certification equips you with the skills necessary to use recruitment tools to build the best team for your organisation and acquire knowledge about industrial relations policies and procedures. With this certification, you’ll be prepared to work across all human resources functional areas in smaller companies. In larger companies, you may be assigned responsibilities in units or business areas focused on discrete human resources functions, such as remuneration, workforce planning, or human resources information systems.

With the Certificate IV in Human Resource Management BSB40420, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to thrive in a dynamic and ever-changing human resources industry. Don’t wait; take the first step towards a successful career in human resources and enrol in this certification today!

RPL - $1250

Study online - $2500

The Certificate IV in Human Resource Management BSB40420 qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Supporting performance-management processes
  • Reviewing human resources functions
  • Supporting the recruitment and induction of staff
  • Leading effective workplace relationships

Already have experience in Human Resources? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

View the core and elective units that this qualification can be studied via online correspondence or via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

6 core units  plus

6 elective units,  of which:

  • 2 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • 2 elective units must be selected from Group B
  • for the remaining 2 elective units:
  • up to 2 units may be selected from Groups A and B
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units

BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes

BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations

BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding

BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Elective units

Group A – Human Resources

BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

BSBHRM414 Use human resources information systems

BSBHRM416 Process payroll

BSBHRM528 Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits

BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes

BSBHRM530 Coordinate rehabilitation or return to work programs

BSBHRM531 Coordinate health and wellness programs

Group B – Transferable Skills

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes

BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings

BSBPEF403 Lead personal development

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment

BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships

BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

BSBXBD403 Analyse big data

BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of human resources roles. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Coordinator and Payroll Officer.

Responsibilities are likely to be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller organisations may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger organisations, individuals may support a single human resources function.

Find out more detailed information here.

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine the right option. Watch our video here.

OPTION 3 – Study Online at our Facilities
You can complete the same course online at our training partner’s facilities using their resources and equipment at no extra cost. 3CIR and/or our training partner will have staff available to provide additional support if required. Note: Subject to availability, bookings are essential.

OPTION 4 – Study in Class
Although we do not generally offer courses in class, we can schedule a 5 or 10-day face-to-face workshop for groups of 5 or more students. Note that there may be additional work required following the workshop. Please contact us for more information on this option.

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:

Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

Learn about your payment options or contact us today.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHT: Pays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently asked questions

Why study Certificate IV in Human Resources?

This qualification will prepare you for a rewarding career in HR, helping you to better understand and manage the people in your organisation. You’ll learn how to effectively select, motivate and retain employees, as well as dealing with difficult situations such as performance issues and conflict resolution.

What jobs can I get with a Certificate IV in Human Resources?

With a Certificate IV in Human Resources, you may be eligible for a variety of entry-level positions in the human resources field. Some examples of roles that you could consider include human resources assistant, recruitment officer, or training and development officer. However, it is important to keep in mind that the specific jobs you will be eligible for will depend on your prior experience and qualifications. If you have limited work experience, you may need to start out in a more junior role and work your way up.

What study options are available to me?

Receive this qualification through two paths, Online Study or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). The choice depends largely on experience. If you’re new to HR, the online study is your best option. It’s self-paced, flexible and will teach you all the foundational skills you need. RPL is for those who have worked in a similar space and want to convert their experience into qualifications without study. Find out more and apply for RPL through our free assessment.

What support is provided for me to succeed?

3CIR wants you to succeed! They offer trainers with advice when we need it most so don’t hesitate- give them a call. Whether you’re having problems understanding the content or need some guidance throughout your RPL application, we’ll help every step of the way.

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