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Diploma of Human Resources Management

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology (RTO 3059)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Human Resources Manager | Change Manager | Human Resource Advisor | Talent Management Consultant | View all

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Swinburne Online's approach to every course is to deliver best-practice industry skills to its students. This online Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50615) course is no different, ensuring all students graduate industry ready and are equipped with relevant skills and industry knowledge.

The course is focuses on four key areas, learning to effectively manage staff, developing employee retention strategies, managing employee relations and the legal side of HR and improving workplace and staff performance. Within these units you will learn the recruitment process and how to effectively hire staff, develop performance processes, manage projects, and implement workplace ealth and safety policies.

This diploma provides a flexible program so you can concentrate on study areas and skills that will be beneficial to your future career and workplace, whether it be as a human resource manager, recruitment consultant or workplace relations officer. Although delivered online the course sets practical workplace mirrored assessment tasks. Each assessment will cover skills that can be transferred into the workplace, improving your work efficiency and professionalism.


To gain entry into this course, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a relevant Certificate IV, Year 12, or higher level qualification


  • Have at least two years of relevant work experience


  • Can meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements to study at the diploma level

Areas of study

In this human resources course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Manage human resources services
  • Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • Manage workforce planning
  • Manage people performance
  • Undertake project work
  • Implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage employee relations


Swinburne Online With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50615) from Swinburne University of Technology.

The course is a practical and industry-focused program. All of its units and assessments are centred on providing you with skills that can be directly translated to your workplace whether in you work in a human resources management, recruitment or workplace relations.

Curious about where a career in human resources could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

This course can be paid for upfront. Other payment options also available to eligible students.

Swinburne Online also offers a number of scholarships and grants as a means of promoting equality, recognising excellence, and alleviating financial hardship. Enquire now for more information.

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