Human Resources Certificate IV BSB41015

A SPECIALIST HUMAN RESOURCES COURSE TO LEARN ALL HR KEY SKILLS

The Certificate IV in Human Resources covers all key HR functional areas to ensure a solid knowledge base for those entering the HR profession or those wanting to learn about other aspects of HR. By focusing on the policies and procedures that drive your recruitment, appraisal, industrial relations and retention processes, this Certificate IV qualification will ensure that you have a strong skill set in each HR specialist area.

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Certificate IV in Human Resources is a specialist HR course for those seeking a career in this exciting profession. You will understand the rules, best practices and learn the skills needed to thrive in any human resources role. This qualification covers all main functions in HR. Your College Student Adviser has past HR practitioner skills and experience to share, to ensure that you learn real world and useful HR skills.

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offered under the Certificate IV in Human Resources

No electives are required. 1 optional elective allowed

  • Recruitment Best Practice

    This subject covers the recruitment process, including the many steps involved in vital pre-recruitment activities such as revising job descriptions, advertising vacancies, short-listing and interviewing. Learners are provided with an opportunity to demonstrate their interviewing skills in an interview and reference check role play.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

    • BSBEMS402 Develop and implement strategies to source and assess candidates

    • BSBEMS404 Manage the recruitment process for client organisations

  • Promote a Safe Work Team

    Learn about the strict legal obligations supervisors and team leaders have under safety legislation. Completion of this subject will give you practical skills to identify, risk assess and control safety concerns. You will be better equipped to understand safety statistics and identify factors that can reduce injuries whilst ensuring business productivity and profitabilty

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

  • Human Resource Management

    This subject asks for the review of Human Resource functions, assessment of current policies and procedures against the relevant laws. This subject requires further research to be conducted into the Fair Work Best Practice Guidelines, Equal Employment Opportunity and Anti Discrimination Laws. A short report will ask to review existing procedures and make recommendations to improve practices to promote equality and fair treatment of workers.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM404 Review human resource functions

    • BSBCOM405 Promote compliance with legislation

  • Team Effectiveness

    Teams need sound leadership to prosper. This important subject breaks down the art of leading effective teams into the key elements of inspiring trust, effective communication, setting targets and building relationships. Special attention is given to teaching leaders how to successfully manage both individual and team conflict and improve team performance.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

    • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

  • Performance Management Practices

    This subject covers the performance management cycle, beginning with a review of existing performance management systems and their alignment with the Fair Work - Best Practice Guidelines. This subject is very practical with a focus on improving performance appraisals processes. Topics include analysing and resolving of substandard performance and addressing personal problems. It also explores the areas of professional development and the provision of support services.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBHRM403 Support performance management process

  • Workplace Relations

    This subject takes you through workplace grievance and conflict and reviews the day to day application of employee relations policies and procedures for its effective management. It involves the research and application of relevant anti-discrimination laws, covers Fair Work Guidelines and the National Employment Standards using case studies to illustrate procedures. A check list is provided to help you assess whether or not an Unfair Dismissal has occurred.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures

  • Prioritising to Achieve Team Goals (E)

    Achieving goals is at the heart of leadership success. You will learn how to set effective targets and priorities to maximise your productivity and results. This subject covers how to assess urgency and priorities, plan work schedules, monitor individual and team performance and set professional development goals.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace

    • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

  • Implement Operational Plans (E)

    This subject covers concepts of operational plans and how to implement the key concepts for planning and budgeting for business. Also covered in this subject are techniques for investigating and actioning problems, working with teams to implement operational plans, HR issues and rostering.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system

    • BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan

  • Presentation Delivery (E)

    In this subject you will learn to prepare a presentation including session planning and delivery skills. You will learn the importance of considering the target audience and dealing with questions, as well as preparing quality visual aids and content. Students are required to record an actual presentation they deliver and submit to the College for practical assessment and feedback.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

  • Coaching Teams (E)

    Team leaders have a key role in coaching individual team members to improved performance. Building the self-confidence of employees to face challenges is critical in meeting team and organisational goals. Coaching teams provides the knowledge, responsibilities and skills a coach needs and to be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the coaching efforts. This subject also covers coaching for performance issues, or to improve sales results and is suited to all workplaces including call centres.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

  • Workplace Consultation & Committees (E)

    WH&S culture, policies and procedures in relation to committees and consultation are the focus of this specialist safety qualification subject. There are practical activities covered such as: arranging the next WHS Committee meeting; preparing the Agenda and how to actively participate in the meeting itself. Preparing the meeting Minutes and identifying any items requiring action after the meeting are also key aspects.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBADM405 Organise meetings

    • BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

  • Total Quality Management (E)

    In this subject you will cover Total Quality Management (TQM) and continuous improvement, the continuous improvement cycle, quality systems, best practice and monitoring quality performance. Also covered are measuring tools, customer and stakeholder feedback- the use of interviewing and surveys and consultation along with problem solving, change management and mentoring and coaching.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

  • Co-ordinate Customer Service (E)

    Providing good service to your internal and external customers is a critical responsibility for managers. Learn how to identify the key aspects of service delivery important to your customers, and how to train staff to deliver this.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    • BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

  • Business Networks (E)

    Business networking is an important skill in many roles. This subject looks at ways to identify business networks you should belong to and ways to make valuable contacts when participating. This subject involves practical communication skills and also requires the use of persuasive communication skills.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBREL401 Establish networks

    • BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks

  • AccountRight Payroll (E)

    Processing and maintaining payroll requires a thorough understanding of the vast array of legislation that underpins the process itself. In this module, you will not only will learn how to calculate minimum rates of pay, penalty rate loadings, overtime, sick and annual leave, but you will also get to set up, maintain and process pays through a payroll system using MYOB.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system

  • Risk Management Fundamentals (E)

    This subject covers risk context and identification, which includes risk management processes, risk identification, and documentation. It looks into the analysis of a risk, its cause and risk tolerance. It details strategies for controlling and treating risks as well as reviewing and monitoring of those risks.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

$

1,580

* - $

4,400



Course Duration

12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV online TAFE level course in Human Resources.

Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate IV in Human Resources

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The course is an online correspondence course so you need to have average English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed Year 12 schooling, or have sound workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    The course has practical components where students will be required to demonstrate persuasive verbal communication and rapport building skills. Above average to strong spoken English skills are necessary to complete these components successfully.
  • Numeracy Skills
    Numeracy skills are only required to a basic level eg calculations with calculators.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment

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  • “ My experience has been filled with encouragement and support and I would like to say many thanks to Megan Mireylees and Pauline Farrugia. If it wasn’t for their support, determination and believing in me I don’t think I would have completed the course.
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Human Resources Functions are Interesting and Varied

What are the Main Functions in Human Resource Practice?

There are a number of basic Human Resource Function objectives, such as improving safety, increasing job satisfaction or enhancing employee health. However, the three basic fundamental objectives of HRM are to:

    • Improve productivity and organisational performance through the development of critical competencies
    • Ensure HR practices comply with legal and regulatory requirements
    • Improve quality of work life and organisational culture using:
    • Open communication
    • Increased worker participation/involvement in their jobs
    • Workplace decision making

The Range of HR Activities

To this end Human Resource Management covers a wide range of activities:

    • Human Resource planning
    • Job analysis and design
    • Recruitment and selection
    • Training and development
    • Performance management
    • Remuneration and rewards
    • Workplace relations
    • Workplace Health and Safety

Finding the Best Fit of Staffing

While all HR activities are important to some degree, the fundamental activity of most HR functions is to determine staffing requirements that are the best “fit” for the organisation’s objectives.

This is done by getting the right people with the right skills in the right place at the right time. This can be truly devastating to the business if done improperly.

To get it right, HR officers gather as much information as possible before making any staffing decisions; even just creating the position description.

HR professionals must consider questions such as:

    • How many staff do we need?
    • What skills should they have?
    • Where should they be located?
    • When are they required?

Most of the time, HR won’t have this information readily available (at least in the early stages of information gathering). These questions should be answered with the inputs of those directly linked to the position or role (ie managers, supervisors, peers, etc).

Balancing Needs is a Key HR Role

The HR function is also generally responsible to ensure the organisation meets its legal and social responsibilities for employees, including:

    • Terms and conditions of employment
    • Quality of working life
    • Promotion of a healthy and safe working environment
    • Equal opportunity for all

An organisation’s HR practices are strongly influenced by both the legal and industrial requirements, needs of the people supporting the business and the values of the organisation.

Are You Suited to  HR Role?

Good HR practitioners are therefore people who can balance the needs of the organisation and the needs of individual staff; and keep that balancing act within the legal rules of the day. HR officers need to be great listeners, be thorough in gathering all information and be able to make sound judgements (even if they may not be popular decisions).

A HR career can be very rewarding for those who believe it’s possible to bring the best out of people, if they are given the right support.

Achieve Your Dream by completing our Online Human Resources Course

There are great reasons to consider a career in human resources.

BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources will give you the hands on skills to pursue your dream career.

Benefit from studying online, but in a supported environment. Enrol now or give us a call to talk about your career goals.

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