Diploma of Human Resources Management

Open Colleges

Program Description

Diploma of Human Resources Management

Open Colleges

Diploma in Human Resources Management

Human Resources is one of the fastest growing sectors of management in Australia, and this nationally recognised management qualification could be your step up to the fast-paced and emergent field of HR leadership.

Course Description

This nationally recognised management qualification could be your step up to the fast-paced field of HR leadership.

A good Human Resources Manager is someone who can clearly communicate the company's goals, workplace culture, objectives and policies and become a strategic organisational partner while overseeing leadership and culture within an organisation. You should ideally have great business ethics, management qualities, communication skills, and be able to contribute to a business through functions such as policy development and talent identification, as well as being genuinely people-oriented.

Potential career outcomes

  • Human Resource Advisor
  • Human Resources and Change Manager
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Senior Human Resources Officer


The Course Material provided by Open Colleges Pty Ltd is based on the legislative framework provided and maintained by the Australian Government. Any reference to legislation, Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and guidelines for the industry will be based on the use of the appropriate Australian legislative framework.

Course Details

  • Course number E1069IN
  • Qualification name BSB50615 Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • Course duration Maximum 18 months
  • Delivery Method Online
  • Recognition Nationally Recognised
  • Assessments Case Studies, Demonstrations, Portfolio of Evidence, Presentations, Questions, Written Reports
  • Fee for service option awarded by Open Colleges (Provider number: 90796)


Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.

Module 1

BSBHRM506 Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

Module 2

BSBHRM501 Manage human resource services

Module 3

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures, and programs to meet legislative requirements

Module 4

BSBHRM512 Develop and manage performance management processes

Module 5

BSBHRM513 Manage workforce planning

Module 6

BSBWRK510 Manage employee relations

Module 7

BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits

Module 8

BSBHRM507 Manage separation or termination

Module 9

BSBLED501 Develop a workplace learning environment



There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 18 years old


This course requires learners to read online learner modules, undertake a range of task-driven assessments and engage in online discussions. Consequently, learners need to have an effective command of written and spoken English. As a guide we recommend that learners currently or have previously:

  • Been employed in a workplace for at least one year, where they predominantly use the English language in verbal and written communications and/or;
  • Have successfully completed one year of study taught predominately in English language and/ or;
  • Have achieved an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination score of 5.5 during the past three years and/or;
  • Have achieved an overall pass score on our free Open Colleges Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool available on our website for a Diploma.


You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software.

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (Windows 8 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processor (2GHz recommended)


You will need access to:

  • A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smartphones include this technology.
  • Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.

Textbooks or E-textbooks

Throughout this course you will need access to the following e-textbook:

  • Noe, R; Hollenbeck, J.R; Gerhart, B; Wright, P. M; Steel, J; McGill, C; Dein, T: 2014. Human Resource Management in Practice, 1st ed, McGraw-Hill Education, North Ryde.

This e-textbook is available directly from the McGraw-Hill website.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study this course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies.

Special Offers

Start learning for less. Our payment options could help you make considerable savings on the cost of this course.

Enrolment and Fees

Pay As You Learn (PAYL)

You’re completely in control – of both your learning and your finances.

  • There are no lock-in contracts, you simply pay when you want to learn.
  • You’ll pay for your learning by purchasing monthly subscription periods.
  • During your subscription period, you will be allowed to study as much (or as little) as you like.
  • After each subscription period, you can choose to pause your studies or stop them completely – or you can continue with your subscription of the course.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 18, 2018
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This course is Online
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18 months
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100 AUD
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