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Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50618)


If you enjoy bringing people and systems together, you’ll enjoy this course.

You’ll learn how to plan for the workforce you want, how to get great people through effective recruitment and hiring, how to measure their performance and how to retain them through effective employee compensation strategies.



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If you like people and want to work in the Human Resources sector, this is an ideal place to start!

This qualification will equip you for a variety of roles and responsibilities within the human resources sector. It will provide you with a sound theoretical knowledge of human resources management and enable you to demonstrate a range of managerial skills that will assist the human resources functions to be applied effectively across the organisation or department. Someone who has graduated with this qualification would typically have responsibility for the work of other staff in a team leadership or management role.

Whether you choose to work for someone else in a business environment, or apply your competencies to your own business – this qualification equally suits those who are employed and those who aspire to entrepreneurship.

View this Qualification on training.gov.au.

Online and/or Blended Delivery


Diploma of Human Resources Management – (BSB50618) (Release 2.0).

Training Package

BSB Business Services Training Package (Release 3.0).

GEM Online Campus

The Learner is provided with User Name and Password to the GEM Online Campus, which enables access to the interactive Online Screen Guide; the Learner Guide (pdf); the Assessment Guide; and the Quick Reference Guide.

Blended Delivery

Study via face to face intensives; supported by Learner Guide, Assessment Guide; Online Seminars.

Time Commitment

Nominal minimum hours of study plus individual research and on the job application is 1,200 – 2,400 hours (normally over a period of 12-24 months); OR approximately 10 hours research and study per week (face-to-face/online) for 12 months from commencement.  During the balance of the time, learners will be engaged in work-based/simulated work-based (portfolio building) activities, assessments.

Course Details

The Course Structure consists of 10 units. 4 Core units plus 6 Elective units, of which:

  • All may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited  course at the same qualification level; and/or
  • If not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from a Certificate III or Diploma qualification from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

Develop and manage performance management processes (BSBHRM512)
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements (BSBWHS401)
Manage employee relations (BSBHRM604)
Manage human resource services (BSBHRM501)
Manage recruitment selection and induction processes (BSBHRM506)
Manage workforce planning (BSBHRM513)

Elective Units

Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management systems (BSBWHS516)
Develop a workplace learning environment (BSBLED501)
Develop and use complex spreadsheets (BSBITU402)
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability (BSBSUS501)
Ensure a safe workplace (BSBWHS501)
Facilitate continuous improvement (BSBMGT516)
Lead and manage organisational change (BSBINN601)
Manage an information or knowledge management system (BSBINM501)
Manage and monitor business or records systems (BSBRKG502)
Manage budgets and financial plans (BSBFIM501)
Manage diversity in the workplace (BSBDIV501)
Manage expatriate staff (BSBHRM511)
Manage human resource management information systems (BSBHRM502)
Manage mediation processes (BSBHRM510)
Manage payroll (BSBFIM502)
Manage people performance (BSBMGT502)
Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness (BSBLED502)
Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs (BSBHRM509)
Manage remuneration and employee benefits (BSBHRM505)
Manage risk (BSBRSK501)
Manage separation or termination (BSBHRM507)
Undertake project work (BSBPMG522)


Assistance might be available for this qualification: gemcollege.edu.au/financial-assistance.

State Government funding/subsidies may be available within your state. Please check with your GEM representative if you require clarity in this regard.

Your tuition fee includes:

  • Access to GEM Online Campus – and interactive Onscreen Guides
  • Learner Guide for each Unit (pdf)
  • Assessment Guide for each Unit (pdf)
  • All essential reference materials.
  • Additional Reference materials may be requested, to further enhance your learning, and these will attract an additional charge.
  • Contact our Administration Centre on (08) 8342 3316 for more information and payment options.
  • Fees, charges and course offerings are subject to change.

This fee can be paid using EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, cheque, money order or purchase order.

A limited number of Partial Scholarships are offered within Australia annually. A limited number of Offshore Scholarships are offered annually. See Application for Consideration for Scholarship.

Course Fees: $4,570


Entry Requirements/Pathways

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency.

Articulation Pathways from the Qualification

On completion of this qualification, you may undertake Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB61015), or specialize with Advanced Diploma of Management (HR) (BSB60915), or Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety (BSB60615).

Student selection

Each applicant will be interviewed to ensure suitability of program for the individual and his/her current position and/or career path.

Gaining University Entrance

A Certificate IV or Diploma may gain 6-12 months advanced standing in a university degree.  Some Advanced Diplomas may be eligible for even more credit.  Choosing a GEM College of International Business to University Pathway is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.

A Graduate Certificate from GEM College of International Business, coupled with relevant industry experience, may gain entrance to post graduate qualifications.