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BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management

2019

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Overview

Waterfront Darwin

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
BUSINESS AND CLERICAL
Occupation types
Human Resource Adviser

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically, they would have responsibility for the work of other staff.

Note: This course may be updated in 2019. Please contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details and location.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Community Services, Public Administration, Business Administration, Financial Services, Retail Services, Education Administration, Advertising and Marketing include:

  • Senior human resources officer
  • Human resources manager
  • Human resources consultant
  • Human resources adviser/change manager

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact VET RPL Enquiries on 1800 238 838 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer
Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

 

Students who successfully complete VET qualifications at the Certificate IV level or above and subsequently enrol in a Bachelor degree in the same field or discipline, will receive advanced standing as detailed in the table below.

Completed Award Course Level
HE
VET
to a HE Award
Credit granted for a completed award in the same field
Certificate IV
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Certificate IV
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 40 credit points
Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 80 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Advanced Diploma
*
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
3 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points
Associate Degree
*
4 year Bachelor award
up to 160 credit points

Course information flyer(s)

2019 Course Information Flyers will be published early in 2019.

Entry requirements

The preferred pathway for candidates considering this qualification includes:

  • Certificate IV in Human Resources, and/or
  • equivalent vocational competency, and/or
  • Significant workplace experience in an HR environment.

Please note: The Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) specifies required Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skill levels to enable successful participation in each qualification/training package. On enrolment, students will be asked to undertake Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) testing. Each student will be able to compare their demonstrated levels to ACSF levels and discuss implications with the lecturer. Available support strategies will also be discussed, as required.

Course fees

2019 VET fees will be published early in December 2018.

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This course is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2019: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2019 VET Fees.pdf.

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the BSB Business Services Training Package.
    This qualification will be superseded by BSB50618 from 2019. Further information will be published as soon as it becomes available. It is recommended that students contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details.

  • Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Waterfront Darwin

    Study Mode: External, Mixed mode
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

Business (Top End)
Location: Darwin Waterfront
Phone: 08 8946 8877
Fax: N/A
Email: businesstopend@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a DIPLOMA OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT a total of NINE(9) units of competency must be completed comprising SIX(6) Core and THREE(3) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 560.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency
Hours
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services
60
BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
60
BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
60
BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
60
BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations
80
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
50
  Total nominal hours for core units
370
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY 
BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change 
60
BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment
60
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
70
  Total nominal hours for elective units
190
  Total nominal hours for the qualification
560

 

Everything you need to know to get started

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