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Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) online

Course Code BSB41015

Accreditation Nationally Recognised

Study Mode 100% Online

Course Duration Maximum 24 months

Study the Certificate IV in Human Resources online

  • Study how long you want, when you want
  • Fit your study time around your lifestyle
  • No need to attend scheduled classes or tutorials
  • Get into Human Resources with a nationally recognised Certificate IV

    This qualification is tailor-made for people wanting to kickstart their career in HR. The Certificate IV in Human Resources is recognised in Australia as the entry-level certification for anyone seeking employment as a HR officer, for any part of the HR function (eg: Payroll, OHS), or in a supporting role to a HR Professional or Manager.

    Studying the Certificate IV in HR will open up opportunities

    • A fast track for potential promotion
    • Better salary prospects
    • Industry respect and acknowledgement
    • Knowledge and impact within a respected and growing segment
    • The security of a credible qualification that leads to a Diploma in HRM or Management

    The College for Adult Learning offers flexible payment plans to suit every budget and lifestyle

    We understand that not all students are in a position to pay an lump sum for their studies upfront. For this reason we offer flexible weekly or monthly payment plans.

    Payment PlanPayment AmountPayment Plan LengthTotal Amount Paid
    Full Payment Upfront$2495One Payment$2495
    3 Monthly Payments$870Three Months$2610
    6 Monthly Payments$445Six Months$2670
    12 Monthly Payments$23512 Months$2820
    52 Weekly Payments$5552 Weeks$2860
    18 Monthly Payments$16018 Months$2880
    78 Weekly Payments$3778 Weeks$2886

    Feel free to contact us on 1300 907 870 to discuss a flexible plan that suits your budget.

    To undertake this qualification prospective students are required to have successfully completed year 12 or its equivalent and/or successful completion of a language, literacy and numeracy test.

    There is no formal prerequisite study required to enter this qualification however, it is recommended that individuals have relevant industry experience to assist with the learning application required for this course. This may have been obtained through formal and informal training, work experience and/or life experience.

    Upon enrolment all students will be assessed for their language, literacy and numeracy skills. If these levels fall below the requisite standard for the qualification a learning coach will advise the student of the remedial options open to them.

    Please refer to the student handbook for full details of the entry level requirements procedure.

    The world of work continues to shift its focus to a knowledge based economy. As a result the value of people is becoming recognised as the most critical asset in a business, and often its only true competitive advantage.

    The management of an organisation’s Human Resources has always been an essential business operation but now, in the 21st century it is also becoming strategic in its own right and the demand for HR professionals is increasing exponentially.

    Once a desire to work with people would secure you a job in HR. Now HR qualifications are used as a means to benchmark skills and knowledge and as such, it is becoming mandatory to show a credible qualification on your CV.

    I feel I’ve become a more valuable employee and a more efficient manager. – David Clarke

    The Certificate IV in Human Resources is recognised as the entry-level certification for employment as a HR officer or for undertaking part of the HR function.

    The demand for HR professionals in Australia is now on the rise. The Australian Government’s Job Outlook website is signalling strong jobs growth for human resources managers for the next few years, with high salaries and full-time positions common.

    The current average salary for a HR manager or consultant is $60,000 to $150,000 pa.

    In HR, hiring decision makers pay close attention to the quality of your qualifications. You can relax knowing CAL’s Certificate IV in Human Resources Management is a fully recognised advanced qualification.

    Achieving a Certificate IV in Human Resources online through the College for Adult Learning will set you on a career in human resources providing you with the core knowledge and skills required to work in a range of support positions in Human Resources Management.

    • If you are currently have a minimum of 5 years workplace experience, are managing others or soon will be, and want to achieve a Management or Senior Management HR position, then you would choose the Diploma in Human Resources Management.
    • If you want to really fast track your HR career and you are keen to learn, have excellent grounding yet limited work experience – you could save time and money by choosing a dual qualification where you complete both the Certificate IV and Diploma back to back.

    It’s your career so you want to be confident you are making the right decision. Our Career Advisors are readily available and happy to talk to you with quality advice on the best course option for your level of experience.  

    I found the CAL course a fantastic experience. The facilitator was engaging, interesting, extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour which made the learning so much more enjoyable. – Maree Lawrences

    What a great experience. The facilitator was extremely knowledgeable and the wider team always willing to help. – Jenny Maiolo – Worksafe

    At the end of CAL’s program you will understand

    1. RECRUITMENT How to recruit and select the best talent for your organisation
    2. PERFORMANCE Strategies to assist managers and staff to implement performance management meetings
    3. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS All about industrial relations legislation in Australia and the ongoing obligations your organisation has to their employees
    4. NETWORKING The importance of and how to contribute to HR related networks
    5. REPORTING How to prepare and write complex reports for management and other stakeholders
    6. CUSTOMER SERVICE Understanding that everyone is a customer and strategies to provide excellent service to all HR customers
    7. WORK RELATIONSHIPS HR is all about relationships. Learn how to build strong, sustainable work relationships.
    8. WORK, HEALTH AND SAFETY Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs.

    Each unit in the CAL Certificate IV HR is designed and developed by Michael Meere our HRM specialist. Michael has worked in HRM for more than 30 years, In that time he has both trained and educated many of the HRM professionals working in Australia today. As well as this program, Michael delivers undergraduate and post graduate qualifications in HRM.

    CAL’s HR qualification comprises ten units carefully selected by Michael to provide you with the critical skills you will need to be a HR professional of exceptional quality.

    Even if you are currently changing careers, returning to work or not yet working in HR, CAL assists you further by providing comprehensive case studies that you can use to practice and apply your new skills, (just like you would at work), so you’ll get all the experience you need to hit the ground running in your new position.


    Excel in your career with Dual Certificate IV + Diploma in Human Resources Management qualifications

    Kickstart your career in HR with a comprehensive Human Resources Dual Program. After gaining the Certificate IV you can advance straight to a Diploma and really hone your skills and knowledge to give you the capabilities and confidence to move into managerial roles in HR.

    Get your Dual Program Course Guide emailed to you

    Our handy guide walks you through the units involved, estimated course completion times, employment opportunities and general FAQs about the course.
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    “Professional staff, both in customer service and course delivery. Would recommend to anyone thinking about progressing their skills in their area of expertise or simply looking to learn new skills.”

    Mark Wass – Service Works

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