This program provides the skills and knowledge to build or enhance your career in personnel management, staff training and human resource management. This program combines practical and theoretical concepts to give you the edge to participate in recruitment and workforce planning.
|Qualification:||Diploma of Human Resources Management BSB50615|
|Duration:||1 semester full-time (20 hours) face-to-face classes per week OR part-time equivalent plus up to 15 hours per week of online study and independent learning.
This qualification is part of a suite of programs that includes the Certificate IV in Human Resources, the Diploma of Human Resources and the Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources). Lower level qualifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are required for successful completion of higher level programs.
|Likely Job Outcome:||Human resources manager and change agent, human resources consultant, senior human resources officer.|
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.
It is recommended that you have a Certificate IV in Human Resources OR equivalent skills and knowledge gained via vocational experience in human resources (2 years full-time work or more).
You may be eligible for VET FEE-HELP to apply for a Commonwealth Government loan to pay your tuition fees. For more information visit our VET FEE-HELP page. If you are planning on accessing VET FEE-HELP you will need to have a Tax File Number before applying and you will also need to meet the Academic Suitability requirements.
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If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.
You will be eligible for professional membership status of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) when you have successfully completed the Diploma of Human Resources Management.
Successful completion of the Diploma of Human Resources Management provides entry into the Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources). After completing the Advanced Diploma students have the option to articulate into the Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Business Studies delivered at CIT.
Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Core - complete all 6 subjects
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
CIT Code: MGNT345 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.
It applies to individuals or human resource personnel who take responsibility for managing aspects of selecting new staff and orientating those staff in their new positions. It is not assumed that the individual will be directly involved in the selection processes themselves, although this may well be the case.
Develop and manage performance management processes
CIT Code: MGNT742 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate implementation of performance management processes and to coordinate individual or group learning and development to encourage effective employee performance. This unit applies to individuals who are authorised to establish effective performance management processes for an organisation and who may have staff reporting to them.
Manage workforce planning
CIT Code: MGNT753 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage planning in relation to an organisation's workforce including researching requirements, developing objectives and strategies, implementing initiatives and monitoring and evaluating trends. It applies to individuals who are human resource managers or staff members with a role in a policy or planning unit that focuses on workforce planning.
Manage employee relations
CIT Code: MGNT332 Cost: $160.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage employee and industrial relations matters in an organisation. It involves developing and implementing employee and industrial relations policies and plans and managing conflict resolution negotiations. It applies to those who are authorised to oversee industrial relations and manage conflict and grievances in an organisation. They will have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and industrial relations as well as current knowledge of industrial relations trends and legislation.
Manage human resource services
CIT Code: MGNT330 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, manage and evaluate delivery of human resource services, integrating business ethics.
It applies to individuals with responsibility for coordinating a range of human resource services across an organisation. They may have staff reporting to them.
Electives - complete 3 of 4 subjects
Manage remuneration and employee benefits
CIT Code: MGNT346 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement an organisation’s remuneration and benefit plans. It incorporates all functions associated with remuneration, including packaging, salary benchmarking, market rate reviews, bonuses and the legislative aspects of remuneration and employee benefits. It applies to individuals who are human resource managers responsible for overseeing an organisation’s remuneration process.
Manage separation or termination
CIT Code: MGNT385 Cost: $100.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with redeployment, resignation, retirement, dismissal and redundancy, including the conduct of exit interviews.
It applies to individuals who take responsibility for overseeing aspects of managing the voluntary and involuntary termination of employment.
Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
CIT Code: MGNT458 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage programs with a health and wellbeing focus. The unit addresses management of the range of programs that would typically be associated with health and wellbeing such as stress management, smoking cessation, exercise, and Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). It applies to individuals who take responsibility for managing staff health and wellbeing programs or activities.
It also has particular relevance for managers of human resources or diversity programs, frontline managers and specialist consultants responsible for promoting a balance between work demands and personal life. It is not assumed the individual will be directly involved in delivering the programs.
Undertake project work
CIT Code: PROJ194 Cost: $120.00 Description:
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.
The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email email@example.com