Certificate IV in Human Resources

National Code: BSB41015
TAFE SA Code: TP00788


This course is an ideal entry point in the field of human resources or a great way for existing HR professionals to expand their generalist knowledge. It reflects the role of individuals who work in a wide range of support positions in the human resources management field.

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Up to 18 months 
Human Resources Manager Human Resources Manager
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This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

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Full Fee
$0$3,608 - $4,018
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Human resources assistant, administration officer, executive personal assistant, human resources coordinator, office administrator, payroll officer.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015)
    Skills covered include performance management processes, human resource functions, recruitment, selection, induction, workplace relations, workplace safety and employee and industrial relations procedures. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 4 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements 50
    Lead effective workplace relationships 50
    Review human resources functions 50
    Support employee and industrial relations procedures 50
    Support performance-management processes 40
    Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Communicate effectively as a workplace leader 40
    Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies 40
    Develop teams and individuals 40
    Develop work priorities 40
    Identify risk and apply risk management processes 50
    Implement operational plan 40
    Lead a diverse workforce 50
    Lead team effectiveness 50
    Make a presentation 30
    Show leadership in the workplace 50
    Write complex documents 50
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)
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