BSB40420 – Certificate IV in Human Resource Management

CRICOS Course Code: 113476B

Course Outline

Are you looking to work in a variety of human resources roles, such as a Human Resources Officer, Human Resources Coordinator, or Payroll Officer? The Certificate IV in Human Resource Management could be perfect for you. Would you like to take on responsibilities that may vary based on your workplace? In smaller organisations, you might work across all areas of human resources, while in larger ones, you could focus on a single function. Are you ready to take the next step in your HR career?

Duration: 52 weeks

Delivery Mode: Face to Face, 20 hours per week

Location: Mezzanine 56-58 York Street Sydney NSW 2000

More information is available via the My Skills Website.

Entry requirement

Course Details


No of units Code Title Core or Elective
1 BSBHRM411 Administer performance development processes Core
2 BSBHRM412 Support employee and industrial relations Core
3 BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals Core
4 BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding Core
5 BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes Core
6 BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs Core
7 BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations Elective
8 BSBHRM414 Use human resources information systems Elective
9 BSBCMM411 Make presentations Elective
10 BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas Elective
11 BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment Elective
12 BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships Elective

ABM Further Education has the following entry requirements:

  • Students must be over 18 years of age.
  • Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 10 or higher qualification.

Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 or equivalent.

  1. HR Assistant
  2. Recruitment Consultant
  3. Workplace Health and Safety Officer

Six (6) core units and six (6) elective units are required for the award of the BSB40420 – Certificate IV in Human Resource Management. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:

After achieving this qualification, graduates may undertake the next qualification up theĀ BSB50320 – Diploma of Human Resource Management

Additional Information

Please read the Student Handbook prior to enrolment as this contains valuable information about ABM.

For further information, please contact ABM by sending an email to or call us on tel: +61 (02) 9160 4507