BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resource Management

If you want to extend your knowledge and skills in the field of human resources (HR), this course is for you. The Diploma of Human Resources Management will give you the tools to manage staff and prepare you for the next step in your career.




18 - 24 months




12 units


Career opportunities include: Human Resources Consultant, Human Resource Advisor, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Manager, Payroll Team Leader, or Payroll Manager.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resources Consultant, Human Resources Advisor and Human Resources Business Partner.

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 coordinate a single human resources function.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Standard Course Structure


18 - 24 months

BSBWHS411Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBHRM521Facilitate performance development processes
BSBHRM522Manage employee and industrial relations
BSBHRM523Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBHRM524Coordinate workforce plan implementation
BSBHRM527Coordinate human resource functions and processes
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
Group A Electives - Human Resources
BSBHRM525Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBHRM526Manage payroll
BSBHRM528Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits
Group B Electives - Transferable Skills
BSBCMM511Communicate with influence
BSBLDR523Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
Unspecified Electives
BSBCMM412Lead difficult conversations

Standard Course Structure

2023 JanuaryOnline
2023 FebruaryOnline
2023 MarchOnline
2023 AprilOnline
2023 MayOnline
2023 JuneOnline
2023 JulyOnline
2023 AugustOnline
2023 SeptemberOnline
2023 OctoberOnline
2023 NovemberOnline
2023 DecemberOnline
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

Entry into this qualification is limited to those who:

Have two years of equivalent full-time relevant work experience; or

Have completed the following four (4) units (or equivalent competencies):

  • BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes;
  • BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations;
  • BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding; and
  • BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes.

Note: Equivalent competencies are predecessors to these units, which have been mapped as equivalent. These units are part of the BSBSS00105 Human Resources Foundations Skill Set.

Career opportunities include: Human Resources Consultant, Human Resource Advisor, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Manager, Payroll Team Leader, or Payroll Manager.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$8,376.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit$698.00 (2023)

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