Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

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Do you find getting the best performance out of people rewarding?

Are you a 'people person'?

If so, a career in human resources (HR) may be for you. The role of a human resources staff member is to ensure an organisation's most valued assets, its people, are engaged and well supported in their daily working environment.

You will be provided with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of roles within the human resources space. You'll learn staff recruitment, induction and training, workplace health and safety procedures. You'll also support the human resources team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

Related job roles include human resources officer, human resources coordinator, and payroll officer.


Half price
Industry: Business and Finance
National course code: BSB40420 | WA State ID: BFS2

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Play a crucial part in the success of an organisation

This course is a great starting point if you would like to work with people in a business environment.

The role of Human Resources is to ensure that an organisation's most valued assets, its people, are engaged and well supported in their working environment.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of roles across a range of Human Resources functions. You will gain skills in areas of; staff recruitment, induction and training, workplace health and safety procedures, supporting the HR team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Shape the employee journey and influence organisational culture with a rewarding career in HR.

Human resource professionals contribute to the development of a business’s most valuable asset: it’s people. HR professionals are responsible for workforce planning, recruitment, training and development, employee and labour relations, and often specialise in a particular area of the industry. 

Throughout this course, you will learn about the processes and regulations that keep an organisation ticking – from industrial awards and agreements, through to work health and safety procedures and internal human resources processes. You will learn about performance and payroll management, how to develop teams and conduct negotiations. 

This program has been designed to meet the needs of experienced, independent learners learning in remote regions within North West Australia.  

Do you have a passion for working with people or a drive to make a difference? This course will give you job ready skills to work across a range of Human Resources roles.  At the heart of any organisation, the Human Resources department is responsible for managing, supporting and developing the company’s most important and valuable asset; its people.

The Certificate IV in Human Resources Management will teach you how to run successful recruitment programs, induction and training programs and how to support the HR team with performance management and industrial relations procedures.

You will learn to communicate professionally with warmth and empathy with people from a wide range of backgrounds, have active listening for employee comments and concerns, as well as team building and administrative skills. 

Being qualified in Human Resources opens the door to working in almost every industry imaginable such as building and construction, education, mining and resources, media, finance or hospitality and tourism. With the credentials in this course, you can work in roles such as Human Resources Officer, Recruitment Assistance or in Human Resources development. 

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.

This program is delivered as a traineeship with training and assessment designed and documented in a Training Plan to suit the workplace and the development of practical skills to support the job role. The aim is to improve performance on the job to achieve better business outcomes.

This qualification is suitable for individuals seeking work in a range of human resources management positions. Job roles could include human resources assistants, human resources coordinators, human resources administrators and payroll officers.

You will be able to gain skills and knowledge to apply a broad range of competencies in a business work environment by understanding human resource functions and being able to work in recruitment, managing people performance and supporting employee and industrial relations procedures.

Call us today on (08) 9355 5400 to find out more!

Delivery location

Perth metro

This traineeship is for people working in HR departments wanting to gain a formal qualification. Conducted predominantly on the job, our trainers will provide one on one support to achieve competency. Supported by our online learning environment, trainees will have access to recorded lecture content, learning resources, videos and case studies. All trainees have access to a Student Support Officer in addition to their trainer to assist them through their learning journey. Call us on 9273 3033 to discuss how we can create a traineeship to suit your trainee and workplace.

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Australian College of Training offers traineeships in BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management. All training is conducted as on-the-job training in the workplace. Auscollege will customise an individual Training Plan to suit the student's job role requirements. Please contact (08) 94726111 for more information or visit www.auscollege.edu.au.

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This qualification is suitable for individuals working in a range of human resources management positions. ​Job roles could include human resources assistants, human resources coordinators, human resources administrators and payroll officers and is suitable for employees both in small business and large organisations. 

Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:

  • Support performance-management processes
  • Review human resource functions
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Support employee and industrial relations procedures

The course is suited to emerging human resources professionals, those seeking to gain employment in the field, and those wanting to develop their human resources capability.

Training delivered via Traineeship.

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A BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management is the ideal entry point for your new career in HR. Managing your people properly is the key to maintaining a successful business over time, and this course will provide you with the essential prerequisite HR skills and knowledge to support HR functions in your business.
It will help you develop practical human resources skills as line managers, administrators or human resource officers.
Available as a traineeship. Contact us today to discuss how this qualification may help you, and what flexible payment plan options are available to you – 1300 046 744

Skills Strategies International offers training in BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management.
1. Traineeships are conducted onsite at your workplace for your convenience. A customised training plan contextualised to your workplace will be created for you, from a variety of competencies available to suit your job requirements. 
Please visit our website for more information Delivery location On site.
2. Institutional Based Training  is conducted online with our trainer in a virtual classroom setting. Access to our online learning platform and learning resources will be provided.  
Please visit our website www.skillstrategies.edu.au or phone (08) 6143 2180 for more information. 

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of support positions in human resources management. In smaller companies they may work across all human resources functional areas and in larger companies, they may be assigned responsibilities in units or business areas focused on discrete human resources functions, such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems.

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include but are not limited to Human Resources Assistant, Human Resource Clerk, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Administrator, Human Resources Officer, Payroll officer, Public Administration, Customer Service, Education Administration, Business Administration, Community Services, Financial Services, Advertising and Marketing and Retail Services. We can select, with you, elective units in the course to suit your learning needs.

Training Institute Australasia delivers this qualification for companies wishing to match a nationally accredited course to a staff member’s job role, skills and knowledge in a flexible workplace delivery model. This is undertaken via a User Choice Traineeship pathway on the job at your workplace

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The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.