Diploma of Human Resource Management

Jobs and Skills WA: Business courses
Serious about a career in human resources? This is the course for you!

If you have a passion for working with people, a career in human resources (HR) could be for you!

With the Diploma of Human Resources Management,  you'll have a great skill set and knowledge base to progress or start your career as an HR manager or HR officer. The course includes how to build and manage a capable team; recruitment processes to get the right people;  supporting staff and developing their skills; facilitating performance and professional development;  managing industrial relations; and workforce planning.

This qualification can set you up for a fantastic career as an HR professional in a range of settings; including small to medium businesses, large organisations, and government agencies. 

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Industry: Business and Finance
National course code: BSB50320 | WA State ID: BFR8

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Participants will learn how to manage:

  • Human resource services
  • Workforce planning
  • Recruitment, selection and induction services
  • Performance management systems
  • Employee relations
  • Work health and safety

Students will also be able to select elective units from a broad range of human resource options including the management of human resources management information systems, rehabilitation or return-to-work programs, or programs that promote personal effectiveness. 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.


Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Be guided by our passionate team of lecturers who are industry professionals in the field, and gain expertise in strategic Human Resource management. Grow knowledge of functions such as performance development which provides an opportunity for regular feedback and learn to foster a work environment where people can perform to the best of their abilities in their role. Build skills in workforce planning to analyse and prepare for future staffing needs and become a facilitator of employee and industrial relations, learning to connect and engage with employees, negotiate union contracts and resolve grievances.

This nationally accredited qualification will make you workforce-ready to be employed as an HR professional in almost every industry, such as building and construction, education, mining and resources, media, finance or hospitality and tourism.

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.