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BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management

National ID: BSB50320 State ID: BFR8
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Shape the culture of an organisation with a career in human resources.

The Diploma of Human Resources Management is suitable for those who already have experience in the industry and are wishing to build on existing skills, particularly in the area of management. Participants will develop 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.

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.

Students will gain skills in: 

  • Business risk 
  • Management skills 
  • Workforce management 
  • Recruitment 
  • Occupational safety and health 

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Entry to this qualification is limited to those who: 

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals 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. 


National ID Unit title
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


National ID Unit title
BSBCMM511 Communicate with influence
BSBHRM525 Manage recruitment and onboarding
BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Human resources and change manager
  • Human resources assistant
  • Human resources coordinator 
  • Human resources administrator 
  • Human resources officer 
  • Payroll officer 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook (opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)

Upon completion of BSB50320 students can enroll in a suitable Advanced Diploma qualification related to business or similar (e.g. BSB60120) or apply for an undergraduate degree in Business or similar degree with a recognized university



Tuition fee*

Resource fee

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Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Duration 12 months
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

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