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0.5 Year


Progress your career as a human resources professional. Learn how to use empathy and resilience to manage people in their workplace. Help businesses successfully adapt to rapidly changing environments. Develop your skills to track and maintain the engagement and performance of employees.

Find out how you can efficiently manage recruitment, discover sophisticated selection and induction processes and graduate with skills in providing leadership and direction to staff members.

TAFE NSW is the leading provider of education and training in Australia, with over 130 years of history. Our courses are designed in close consultation with industry, so you graduate with relevant, up-to-date skills and knowledge.


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Through theory and practical course work learn to:

  • Develop and manage employee performance
  • Foster employee relationships
  • Implement and monitor work health and safety policies, procedures and programs
  • Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff


Build your practical skills in:

  • Supporting business strategies
  • Planning, managing and evaluating the delivery of human resource services
  • Articulating and presenting ideas to key stakeholders
  • Developing and managing performance management processes
  • Facilitating strong employee and industrial relations


Develop the attributes to get ahead in this industry:

  • Passion for helping others succeed
  • Leadership qualities
  • Confidence in decision making
  • Ability to provide support to others during difficult career transitions
  • Great problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail


The human resources industry is expected to grow by 11.7% across the globe over the next five years.

HR leaders are responsible making sure business processes put people first, and need to have qualities of empathy, resilience and empowerment.

Over the next decade, businesses will be looking for HR leaders who understand employee satisfaction, job turnover, talent retention and productivity.


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.


English Language Requirements:

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:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • An empathetic nature
  • Great teamwork and collaboration
  • Confidence using computers

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$8,270
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb , Jul A$8,270


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


TAFE NSW offers you a range of on campus study environments you will have access to industry specific computer rooms, study and presentation areas as well as general student facilities to enhance your learning and student experience.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • 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 which 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 = 9
  • 6 Core units plus 3 elective units of which At least 2 units must be from the elective units listed below
  • Core Units
  • BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
  • BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBWRK520 Manage employee relation
  • BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
  • BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBFIM502 Manage payroll
  • BSBHRM502 Manage human resources management information systems
  • BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits
  • BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination
  • BSBHRM509 Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
  • BSBHRM510 Manage mediation processes
  • BSBHRM511 Manage expatriate staff
  • BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
  • BSBLED502 Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
  • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
  • BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • BSBRKG502 Manage and monitor business or records system
  • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
  • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organization\'s WHS management system
  • BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
  • BSBXDB501 Support staff members with disability in the workplace
  • BSBXDB502 Adapt organisations to enhance accessibility for people with disability


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


Explore Your Degree Options

Graduates of the Diploma of Human Resource Management can apply for the TAFE NSW Degree - Bachelor of Business

Be Recognised

If you already have experience, skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning.


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.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together leading to a University Bachelor Degree with guaranteed credit at Australian universities. You will be required to complete a TAFE NSW application form & University application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.