Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of human resource role. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resource Officer, Human Resource Coordinator and Payroll Officer.

Responsibilities are likely to be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller organisations may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger organisations, individuals may support a single human resources function.

Academic Requirements

Prospective Australian Academy international students  are required to demonstrate  their capacity  to complete the course successfully. 

International students applying for Certificate IV level either off—shore or on—shore will need satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate III or higher qualification.

Age Requirements

The minimum age for entry to this program is 18+ years at the date of your enrolment.


This program is delivered under competency based training which means instead of grading or marks, students are required to demonstrate all the criteria for each unit of competency and student a remarked “Competent” or “Not yet competent”. Typical assessment methods will include written questions, casestudies, role plays and skills demonstration.

Course Duration

This program is delivered over a total duration of 52 weeks including holidays and term breaks. This total duration consists of 40 weeks of course delivery plus up to 12 weeks holiday / break time depending upon the in take. Twenty hours of classes are scheduled for each week of delivery.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may work in the following occupations:

  • Human resource officer
  • Human resource coordinator
  • Payroll Officer

Australian Academy does not do any  misleading  claim or job guarantee or advertise any employment outcome with its courses.


After successfully achieving BSB40420 Certificate Human Resource Management  candidates may undertake BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management.

Participants who exit this course at any time  prior  to  completion will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units of competency they have successfully achieved.



Course Contents

  • Student
  • Study mode
    Face to face
  • Campus locations
  • Duration
    40 Weeks
  • Total hours
    52 weeks
  • Fees



  • Material fees
  • Enrolment fees
  • Covid scholarship
  • Cricos code
  • Start date
    Apr 10, 2023
    May 08, 2023
    Jul 03, 2023
    Jul 31, 2023
    Sep 25, 2023
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    Dec 01, 2023
    Dec 04, 2023