Diploma of Human Resource Management

National Code: BSB50320
TAFE SA Code: TP01238


This course provides the skill and knowledge to individuals who possess 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.

This course incorporates the Diploma of Human Resource Management plus the 4 entry units required for the qualification.

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12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Human Resources Manager

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Course Admission Requirements

  • Two years full-time relevant work experience

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Entry Recommendations
We recommend that you have either:

  • Certificate IV in Human Resource Management before starting this course
  • Two years full-time relevant work experience.

Attendance Requirements (subject to change)
Attendance Requirements (subject to change): This course is either a blend of virtual online classes or face to face classes which are scheduled at locations and times outlined in the information session conducted by lecturers.

Industry Conditions and Skills

  • In this course you will use a combination of workplace scenarios to be applied to your work environment and a simulated business to access workplace documentation and resources.
  • You will be taking part in role plays in unit assessments and will need to record and upload these.

Additional Uniforms, Equipment and Costs
You will need access to a computer and the internet, as well as a webcam and related software.

Mandatory Requirements
If you do not hold these 4 entry units or equivalent competencies you will complete these units as part of the Diploma at an additional cost:

  • BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes,
  • BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations,
  • BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding,
  • BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
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Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • Upfront Payment

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

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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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 adviser, human resources and change manager, human resources consultant, human resources manager, senior human resources 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

    Diploma of Human Resource Management (BSB50320)
    This qualification covers human resource services, recruitment and induction processes, performance management processes, workforce planning, employee relations and workplace safety. To complete the qualification, you are required to complete four (4) prerequisite units, seven (7) core units and five (5) 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 are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

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


    Name Nominal Hours
    Coordinate human resource functions and processes 60
    Coordinate the learning and development of teams and individuals 60
    Coordinate workforce plan implementation 60
    Facilitate performance development processes 60
    Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs 50
    Manage business risk 60
    Manage employee and industrial relations 80


    Name Nominal Hours
    Communicate with influence 60
    Coordinate remuneration and employee benefits 60
    Lead and manage effective workplace relationships 50
    Manage recruitment and onboarding 60
    Undertake project work 60
  • 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

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