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0.5 Year


The Certificate IV in Human Resource Management teaches you to use your people skills to develop thriving team cultures across a range of industries. A human resources department plays a crucial role in every business, and HR professionals work to build the capability and wellbeing of an organisation in line with business priorities.

In this course, you’ll discover your organisational strengths and graduate with transferrable, in-demand knowledge. You’ll learn to manage diverse groups of people, manage performance evaluation processes, and support new staff on their path from recruitment through to their first day on the job.

Our teachers are experts with years of experience in HR, and this course has been designed in close consultation with leaders in the human resources industry. In addition, you’ll hear from guest speakers about current trends and insights that will help you graduate ready for your HR career journey.


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Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Build business relationships
  • Coordinate recruitment and onboarding of staff
  • Support performance development processes
  • Support employee and industrial relations procedures
  • Use human resources information systems


Build your experience and get practical skills in:

  • Guiding people to reach their goals
  • Managing a diverse group of people for the industry area of your expertise
  • The ability to communicate effectively as an HR leader
  • Planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and of others as well as evaluating solutions to unpredictable problems
  • Managing projects


Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this industry:

  • A desire to make a difference in organisational culture
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence to present ideas to key stakeholders


This qualification could help you prepare for roles like:

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Administrator


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Academic Requirements:

English Language Requirements:

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no individual band less than 5.5) or equivalent

TAFE NSW makes every effort to ensure your Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) needs are met. The level of support you need may be assessed via a review of your LLN skills with written tasks and a one-on-one interview. If you need to strengthen your LLN skills, an individual training plan will be created with you.

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • The ability to consult with others and work in teams
  • Strong spoken and written English communication skills
  • The ability to work with people in difficult situations and circumstances

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

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LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$7,760
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$7,760


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the resources, counselling and facilities to support you while you are studying.

We offer a range of support services including: 

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
  • LinkedIn Learning - an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • 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.
  • 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
  • BSBCMM412 - Lead difficult conversations
  • BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work
  • BSBHRM529 - Coordinate separation and termination processes
  • BSBCRT412 - Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBCMM411 - Make Presentations


From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


Strengthen your expertise with a TAFE NSW Human Resource study pathway:


Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.