College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

Kickstart your career in Human Resources and discover how to support, develop, and manage the needs of a thriving workforce.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

No QLD Government Funding

Available as a non-funded traineeship

Pay per unit

No workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

The essential skills and knowledge you learn in this qualification will provide you with a solid foundation to build your career in Human Resources. You will develop an understanding of the processes that drive the success of individuals and teams, such as professional development, performance management and recruitment and apply them to create a positive workplace culture and meet business objectives.

You will learn valuable administrative processes to confidently undertake project work, create presentations and use HR information systems.

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?

HR Coordinator

HR Officer

OH&S Officer

Payroll Officer

With a Certificate IV in
Human Resources Management, you will:


Learn how to consult with relevant stakeholders to plan the recruitment of roles within a business.


Establish a sound knowledge of the recruitment process to screen, interview and assess candidates and then manage the outcomes and successfully onboard candidates.


Confidently manage and support the functions of employee and industrial relations in line with legislation, including negotiation of employee awards, agreements, work contracts and workplace conditions.


Identify, communicate, implement, and monitor an organisation’s Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) policies, procedures, and programs in accordance with WHS legislative requirements.


Identify human resource functions, review policy and procedure frameworks, apply ethical framework and develop and report on recommendations for change.

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Workplace practical

Not applicable.

Course Duration


months full time


months part time

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

Pathways to University


Rolling Enrolment

Enrol anytime

Learning Method

Study online at your own pace on any device

Live Webinars

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:



Pay $1500 upfront
and Pay $1277 completion

Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 12
Fee per unit: $235



Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and 50% upon completion ($738.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.

You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 12 units must be completed:


Core Units

Administer performance development processes

Administer performance development processes

Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

Coordinate recruitment and onboarding

Support human resource functions and processes

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs


Elective Units

Use human resources information systems

Coordinate health and wellness programs

Make presentations

Apply business risk management processes

Undertake project work

Use digital technologies
to collaborate in a work environment

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.



Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form. Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification. When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.


Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates


Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

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