Certificate IV in Human Resources

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Human resources is one of the fastest growing areas within business and management in Australia. Through this certification, you will develop into successful human resource agent as they develop skills such as: performance management, human resources functions, recruitment, selection and induction of staff, WHS, effective workplace relationships, industrial relations procedures and many more.

Ways to Study

We provide three delivery methods to best suit your busy life:

  1. Distance Learning – Learning material (i.e. books) will be sent out to you.
  2. Online – All learning resources are online – All assessments are to be completed online.
  3. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)–You may be eligible to receive credit for previous skills gained at work, please contact our staff to see whether you can take advantage of RPL course, as it will save time and money.

How Long Does it Take

Duration of qualification depends greatly on the student, as there is no minimum time frame. All students will however have a maximum of 2 years to complete their qualification.

Qualification Cost

These prices are all inclusive with no hidden costs.

Online: $ 1000.00 AUD
Distance: $ 1150.00 AUD
RPL: $ 1000.00 AUD

Payment Options

Upfront: via secure payment

Payment Plan

  • $ 250 AUD Down payment
  • $ 12.5 AUD Weekly payments

Student Support


AABM is dedicated to providing a high standard of service to its participants through its highly qualified team.

Students will be assigned a trainer with whom they can get in touch with during business hours through email and telephone. Trainers are there to provide academic and enrolment information to the students.

For students who wish to have extra help and require extra motivation will be assigned a coach. Our team of highly qualified coaches will keep in touch with you throughout your time with us, making sure you are up to date with the material. Coaches are also able to help students with planning their workload and are always happy to answer questions regarding their course.

Additionally our Career Guidance Team is here for anyone that may need assistance in career choices, the team is here to help you achieve your career ambitions.

Some Useful Information

  • Potential career outcomes
    • Human Resources Assistant
    • Human Resources Coordinator
    • Human Resources Administrator
    • Human Resources Officer
    • Payroll Officer


  • Entry Requirements


    The minimum age for entry into this qualification is 18 years.


    There are no formal entry requirements in relation to prior education and experience for this qualification. However, it is recommended that you meet the following criteria;

    – Successfully completed Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) OR
    – Successfully completed Certificate III or higher qualification(s) AND
    – Have at least 12 months work experience in a role that involves communicating with colleagues and/or customers both written and verbally AND
    – Sound literacy, numeracy and computing skills

    If you are not able to provide proof of the above, you must complete a language, literacy and numeracy test upon enrolment.

    The learning materials and assessment within this qualification are in a written online or workbook format. Therefore, in order to successfully complete this course, you must have the ability to read and comprehend learning materials and undertake a variety of written assessments.


    Entry into this qualification requires proof of English proficiency to an Australian Year 12 level or equivalent. Equivalency can be shown through the following;

    – Qualification completed in English at a Certificate III level or higher OR
    – A minimum of 2 years work experience in a position that involves communicating in English (written and verbal communication).

  • What you’ll need to study

    You will be provided with training material either online or in a workbook, a learner guide to supplement the training material and assessment activities for all units of competence.

    You must have access to the following resources;

    – A computer
    – Internet
    – Printer
    – Scanner
    – Email
    – Software such as Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint
    – Adobe Acrobat Reader
    – Digital video recording device/digital camera (included in most mobile phones

    Please note; if you are not currently working and do not have access to workplace policies and procedures and other documents, your trainer and/or assessor will provide you with simulated samples or information regarding how you can access such policies and documents.

  • How you will be assessed

    The learning materials and assessment within this qualification are in a written online or workbook format. Therefore, in order to successfully complete this course, you must have the ability to read and comprehend learning materials and undertake a variety of written assessments.

    All of your assessments can be submitted easily online. There are no exams to attend.

  • Qualification Structure

    This qualification requires successful completion of 10 units, consisting of 6 core units, plus 4 elective units.

    BSBHRM403 Support performance management processes
    BSBHRM404 Review human resources functions
    BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
    BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures
    BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards
    BSBADM405 Organise meetings
    BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
    BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
    BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents
    BSBCUS402 Address customer needs
    BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity
    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
    BSBREL401 Establish networks
    BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information
    BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

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