BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

CRICOS Course Code: 104955F  National Code: BSB40420

Course Duration

52 weeks

Campus Location

Sydney CBD & Adelaide

Intake Dates 2024

8 Jan | 29 Jan | 26 Feb | 8 Apr | 29 Apr | 27 May | 8 Jul | 5 Aug | 26 Aug | 30 Sep | 28 Oct | 18 Nov

AQF Level


Course Details

Everything You Need To Know About The Course

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.

  • Human Resources Assistant 
  • Occupational Health and Saftey Officer
  • Payrol Administrator and many more.

Victorian Institute of Education has the following entry requirements. International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in diagnostic activities (e.g., LLN test and pre-enrolment screening) to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 6.0 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. The student has successfully completed a foundation course in Australia
    2. The student has successfully completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO
    3. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country
    4. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 6.0



Core or Elective


Administer performance development processes



Support employee and industrial relations



Support the learning and development of teams and individuals



Coordinate recruitment and onboarding



Support human resource functions and processes



Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs



Apply communication strategies in the workplace



Lead personal development



Coordinate separation and termination processes



Articulate, present and debate ideas



Apply business risk management processes



Coordinate rehabilitation or return to work programs


This qualification will be delivered over 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.

This program is delivered in the classroom and through structured self-study.

Course Fee

AUD $11,000.00

Enrollment Fee: $200

Material Fee: $300

Note: Intake dates and courses fee are subject to change without prior notice.

Potential employment options are in human resources roles in a range of industry areas, such as Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Coordinator and Payroll Officer.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management or into a range of other Diploma level qualifications.

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge, and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Victorian Institute of Education Student Enrolment and Completion Policy and Associated Procedures and Training and Assessment Policy & Associated Procedures.

Nationally Recognised Course

Nationally Recognised training
Australian Qualifications Framework

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