BSB41015 – Certificate IV in Human Resources

Course Description

Preparing graduates for a range of operational and support roles in HR

At Keystone College of Business & Technology, we prepare you for a career in business, handling a range of HR issues. If you already have experience in the field of human resources, then attaining a BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources will empower you with the skills and qualification to take your career forward. Apply online and take that first step.

Human resources is a critical function in any company and there is a constant demand for qualified people in this field. By studying one of our HR courses at our Perth-based college, you are empowering yourself with the right knowledge and skills, which will open up opportunities for you to work anywhere in the world. It will also significantly increase your earning potential. Contact us for more information.

Interesting and challenging work

By enrolling for an international HR course you are preparing yourself for a role in an interesting and challenging field. Human Resources involves many facets, including handling a wide range of employee issues, recruitment and office management, and often working closely with managing directors and CEOs. You will require a variety of skills and the confidence to implement them. This is our aim, and when you graduate, whether it’s a recruitment course or a human resource certification, we will ensure you leave with the skills and confidence to handle a range of functions and positions in the human resource field.

Course Description

This qualification is suitable for individuals working in a range of human resources management positions. Job roles could include human resources assistants, HR coordinators, HR administrators and payroll officers.

Workplace responsibilities would be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller businesses may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger companies, individuals may have responsibility for a singular aspect of human resources such as remuneration, and form part of a larger HR team.

Course Duration/Mode/Fees

Full time: Total: 52 weeks (44 study weeks +8 weeks break) (1 year) - 4 Terms
Tuition Fees: 5 x AUD$1,300.00 Total AUD$6,500.00
Application Fees: AUD$ 250.00 (applicable on new enrolments only, once off fee)
Resources Fee: AUD$ 500.00

The delivery methods for this course include

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning.
  • Structured learning activities
  • Online (Not more than 33% of the course)

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed Year 11 (or equivalent)
  • International students only must meet:

    • Minimum 5.0 IELTS score & above or equivalent.

    (Those students who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to package this program with an English Course before proceeding to the Certificate IV in Human Resources).


Monthly intakes available. Please Contact us for more details.

Course Content

BSBHRM403Support performance-management processes
BSBHRM404Review human resources functions
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBWRK411 Support employee and industrial relations procedures
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBADM407 Administer projects
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents


All units of competence will be assessed using a selection of tools (Portfolios, Reports, Role-plays, Practical observations, Case studies, Questioning, Simulation activities, and written tests)

Recognition of Prior Learning

An application can be made for RPL when the learner believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (Work, other study etc.). An RPL application form is available from the Learner Administration Services upon request.

Students will be required to provide documentation to support their application. The application will be processed and an assessment made in accordance with the KCBT RPL and AQF recognition Policy and Procedure.

Credit Transfer

Learners, who can demonstrate they already hold any of the Units of Competency specified above, may be eligible to receive a credit transfer for those units. They will need to submit a verified Certificate or Statement of Attainment issued by a RTO for recognition purposes.

Learners who are awarded a credit transfer will be exempted from completing those units at KCBT

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Pathways into the qualification:

Preferred pathways for learners enrolling in the Certificate IV in Human Resources include:

  • BSB30115 - Certificate III in Business or
  • other relevant qualifications
  • relevant vocational experience

Pathways from this Qualification

Exit Points
  • Most Units of Competency are delivered as standalone sections of the course, allowing enough evidence to be gathered to enable the Assessors to make a competency judgement. The exceptions is BSBADM407 where evidence is gather over the full duration of the course. Should a learner not be able to complete all the Units of Competency required to be awarded this qualification they will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the individual Units for which they have been assessed as competent.
  • Upon successful completion of the full program.
After achieving the Certificate IV in Human Resources, learners may undertake:
  • BSB50215 Diploma of Business
  • BSB50415 Diploma of Business Administration
  • BSB50615 - Diploma of Human Resources Management.

Students may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification.

KCBT policy prevents students under the age of 18 from registering in KCBT courses or programs.

Apply online and open up a world of opportunities.