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Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

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Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

HR is much more than just paying people and handling their benefits. It’s an exciting profession with many opportunities for growth, including working in the human resource departments of businesses across the world! This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge for an entry role to work in a range of human resources functions.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resources Officer, Human Resources 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.

This Certificate IV in Human Resource Management is guaranteed to have you in the know of the inside out of handling payroll, recruiting staff, supporting performance management, and so much more!



This course is designed to be completed within 1 year.

On Campus

This course is a packaged with a Diploma of Human Resource Management and is designed to be completed within 2 years.

Study Mode

This Course can be completed on Campus in Sydney and Online.

Areas Covered
  • WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • Staff recruitment and onboarding
  • Supporting performance management functions
  • HR information systems
  • Organising meetings
  • Learning and Development
  • Implementing industrial relations procedures
Course Units
  • BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations
  • BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals
  • BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
  • BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes
  • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
  • BSBHRM414 Use human resources information systems
  • BSBHRM529 Coordinate separation and termination processes
  • BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • Human Resources Officer
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Payroll Officer
  • Work Health and Safety Officer



Berry Salem

Trainer and Assessor

Berry Salem has an innate desire for knowledge. Through years of study with multiple business qualifications, she has become a dedicated, trainer and a goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social, academic development and progress of every student as well as accommodating individuals with the talent to provide educational leadership for their success. Although she is excited to work in all aspects of teaching, there is something that is extra rewarding about being a trainer and assessor because it is a role that ties all the skills of her life together. Never one to shy from a challenge, Berry Salem, is ready and able to help ambitious students improve their training in a planned business approach on the road to achievement and success.

Frank Guarnaccia

Trainer and Assessor

Frank is a passionate, high-energy individual with over 30 years of experience in various industries. He has a diverse skill set that allows him to successfully educate students and to help them succeed! He has experience in a variety of roles including Customer Service, Management, Hospitality, Human Resources and Learning & Development.

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Entry Requirements

To ensure that you have every opportunity to succeed in your studies, we need to make sure that your knowledge and skills are right for your chosen qualification. So when you apply for our courses, we will ask for evidence that shows you meet the following requirements:

  • Age: 18 years or above
  • Education: Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling
  • English: An upper-intermediate level of English or higher
  • Equipment: Laptop computer and access to internet connection to study in class and/or online.
  • Course-Specific Entry Requirement: N/A

Students studying fully online: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport or other valid identify documentation when applying to study with Pacific Training Group. You will also be required to undertake an LLN questionnaire after we have received your application. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Students studying on a student visa: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport, certificate of your highest level of study, and any English test that you have undertaken when applying to study with us. If you are unsure of what you need to provide please click the link below or contact us; we will also contact you if further information is required. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Click here for more details on meeting PTG’s entry requirements.

English Language Pathway

If you don’t yet meet our English Entry requirements, we can help get you there. We’ve partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer non-English speaking students the chance to work on their English language skills either on-campus in Australia or online from anywhere in the world before progressing through to any of our vocational online or blended courses. You can learn more about our English Pathways Program

Price and Payment Options
Full Course Fee$3360 $1200
Per Term-
Monthly (12 payments)$280 $100
Fortnightly (24 payments)$140 $50
Weekly (48 payments)$70 $25
Full Course Fee *$11200
Per Term (8 payments)$1400
Monthly (20 payments)$560
Weekly -

On Campus Pricing:

This course is offered as a package program for Overseas Students wanting to study On Campus in Sydney or the Gold Coast. Overseas students are advised to commence with the Diploma course as the entry pathway. *The pricing above is the package price for the Diploma and Advanced Diploma combined.

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $100 AUD (Normally $200) paid at time of enrolment (On-Campus) and $25 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: Material Fees are currently waived. (Normally $100 AUD paid at time of commencement) (On-Campus) and No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
  • On-Campus payment plans include a 12.5% discount.
Further Study

Successfully complete BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management and enjoy guaranteed entry and credit transfer towards our BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management, reducing the duration of the Diploma qualification from 5 terms to 4 terms.

Alternatively, successfully completing BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resource Management will provide you guaranteed entry and credit transfer towards our BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, reducing the duration of the Certificate qualification from 4 terms to 3 terms.

Explore our other nationally recognised courses here:

BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management



This training will give you the knowledge and skills needed for managing payroll, recruiting staff members properly while also learning how to motivate them at their peak performance levels – all from a HR perspective!

You will learn:

  • Business Risk
  • HR information systems
  • Separation and termination
  • Learning and Development
  • Industrial relations procedures

Standard Duration

1.25 years

BSB60320 Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management



With a focus on managing employee relation functions such as performance development & workforce planning, this course will give you deep insights about what you need to know when taking on your new role in a human resource department.

You will learn:

  • Organisational change
  • Employee and industrial relations
  • Organisational leadership
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Business Plans

Standard Duration

1.5 years

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