BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management

CRICOS Course Code: 098672E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector who have 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. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course duration

This course is delivered full-time (20 hours per week) across 52 weeks (four terms of nine weeks each, plus academic breaks between each term).

Candidates that have previously undertaken related studies may apply for recognition of prior learning or credit transfer which may result in a shortened course. Contact us for further details.

Course cost

The total cost of this course is $6,000 payable in four instalments of $1,500 each. The due date of each instalment will appear in your Letter of Offer.

There is an additional non-refundable $200 enrolment fee payable at the time of enrolment, and a $100 materials fee payable for this course (refundable if you decide to cancel your course prior to commencement).


Participants who successfully complete this course will be issued with a BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to participants who partially complete this course.

All certification documentation will be issued by Cachet Training Pty Ltd trading as VIA Education.

Mode of delivery

This course will be delivered 75% face-to-face in a classroom environment on campus and 25% online via Moodle platform. Additional study is required to achieve the desired course outcomes.

This course will not be assessed online or in a live workplace.

Language of delivery

This course will be delivered and assessed exclusively in English.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to this qualification stated in the training package. However, to achieve the best possible educational outcome, VIA Education has placed its own entry requirements:

All candidates must be over 18 years of age; and

Candidates must have completed Australian Year 12 or its overseas equivalent; or candidates must have completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III or higher qualification; or candidates with no formal qualifications will be assessed for Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills before a place can be offered.

International students must demonstrate at least an Upper Intermediate (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) level of English prior to commencement.

We recommend that you follow the preferred pathway for this qualification to give yourself the best possible learning experience. We recommend either the successful completion of BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources, or to have a minimum of three years of experience in a HR-related role.


Program pathways

Upon successful completion of BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management clients may elect to undertake further studies at a higher level, such as the BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources), or seek an employment outcome.

Units of competency

To be awarded the BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management at VIA Education clients will need to complete all 9 of the units set out below:

  • BSBHRM501 Manage human resources services
  • BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
  • BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance-management processes
  • BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning
  • BSBWRK520 Manage employee relations
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits
  • BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination
  • BSBHRM510 Manage mediation processes

Assessment tasks

Clients are provided with an assessment manual at the commencement of each unit of competency, along with standard learner materials.

The assessment manual sets out the range and types of assessments that will be used for the unit.

Each unit will comprise of a number of types of assessments, which may include: short answer questions, portfolio, role play, presentations and/or report writing.