Diploma of Human Resources Management

BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management (CRICOS 105190E)

Course overview

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.

For the latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB50320

Employment pathway

Human resources consultant, Human Resources Advisor

Entry requirements

  • Students are required to be at least 18 years of age at the time of course commencement
  • Students are required to have an English level at least IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students are required to have completed year 12 (or equivalent) or pass the Language/Literacy/Numeracy Test
  • Students who cannot provide both a minimum of a Year 12 Certificate (or equivalent) and a certified English score, or an AQF Certificate IV (or higher) to the level specified for the course will be required to undertake LLN testing prior to receiving an offer. These students must achieve at minimum: (Learning 2; Reading 3; Writing 3; Oral Communication 3; Numeracy 2)
  • Have completed the following 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. Equivalent competencies are predecessors to these units, which have been mapped as equivalent OR Have two-years equivalent full-time relevant work experience
  • Students are required to provide copies of certificates and transcripts
  • Students must have been released in PRISMS from their course provider unless they have completed a minimum of six months of the principal course

Course duration

This qualification will be delivered over 104 weeks (2,240 hours), including 72 weeks of training and assessment spread over 8 terms of 9 weeks each and 32 weeks of holidays.

Units of competency

Core Units

BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBHRM521 Facilitate performance development processes
BSBHRM527 Coordinate human resource functions and processes
BSBHRM523 Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBHRM522 Manage employee and industrial relations
BSBHRM524 Coordinate workforce plan implementation

Elective Units

BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes
BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR522 Manage people performance
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding

Education pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the BSB60320 Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management or a range of Advanced Diploma qualifications.

Intake Dates


10 Jan 6 Jun 10 Oct
7 Mar 11 Jul 5 Dec
11 Apr 5 Sept


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