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Diploma of Human Resource Management

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  • Diploma of Human Resource Management

    BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management

    This qualification is only available via Recognition of Prior Learning.

    HR is more than just hiring new staff, it is about supporting existing staff in their career journeys so that they can become the most valuable employee they can possibly be for the organisation.

    Without a doubt, good HR management is essential for any business to survive and prosper.

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector. 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.

    On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320).

    Likely job titles of those suited to RPL for this qualification include:

    • Human Resources Advisor
    • Human Resources and Change Manager
    • Human Resources Consultant
    • Human Resources Manager
    • Senior Human Resources Officer

    Entry to this qualification is limited to those who 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


    • Have two years equivalent full-time work experience

    You will also require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

    You will need access to a computer with the Microsoft Office Suite, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

    Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

    To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 12 units.

    Core units

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

    Elective units*

    • BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
    • BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes
    • BSBHRM531 Coordinate health and wellness programs
    • BSBLDR523 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
    • BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence

    You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on

    *If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us. While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $250 for RPL.

    This qualification is only available through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

    Contact us for a Free Skills Assessment to determine your suitability to undertake this qualification. This will be sent to our RPL Facilitator who will assess your eligibility and can provide you with recommendations for suitable RPL pathways that match your skills and experience.

    If you are deemed a good candidate for RPL for this qualification, a non-refundable 50% deposit will be required to proceed with your RPL with full payment required before a certificate is issued.

    For each unit of competency, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

    • Written or verbal questions demonstrating the required knowledge
    • Case studies or practical activities demonstrating the required skills
    • Projects based on a real or simulated workplace
    • Portfolio of evidence which may include:
      • Prior qualifications, both accredited and non-accredited
      • Employment history such as position descriptions and performance appraisals
      • Industry appointments such as board and committee roles
      • Publications and journals
      • Samples of work and other relevant documents, photos, videos, etc.
      • Testimonials and other references from verifiable sources

    Each candidate is assessed individually. Our assessment team will validate the evidence supplied and conduct mapping against the evidence requirements for each unit. Where required, assessors will request additional evidence and provide guidance on suitable types of evidence for the candidate to supply.

    Time frames for completion of your RPL

    Students are required to submit the requested evidence for assessment by Asset College within 3 months of paying their deposit. If requested evidence cannot be supplied within this time frame a $50 extension fee will be applied.

    This qualification is only available through RPL.

    RPL – $2700

    Payment Options

    Individualised quotes will be discussed with our RPL Manager after submission of a free skills assessment. Please read the full outline on our RPL process here.

    1. 2 split payments

    Pay 50% of the course fees to begin your RPL, with 50% due on completion before your certificate is issued.

    2. zipMoney payment plan

    Up to 6 months interest free on zipMoney. Best for people with an existing zipMoney account.

    Other Information

    Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.

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    Student Testimonials

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    Michael SlorachFormer student

    Engaging. Everyone is part of the learning experience. I received support from everyone. The visual learning was easy to understand and acknowledge. Through their reassurance my motivation held strong throughout the course.

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