This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of roles within the human resources sector who have a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. Typically they would have responsibility for the work of other staff.

Course Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $11500
Enrolment Fee: $500
Materials Fee: $200

* Discounts may apply

52 Weeks
40 Weeks Tuition/12 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
In-class and Online Learning

Course Structure


Manage employee relations
Manage human resources services
Develop w‍‍‍orkplace policy and procedures for sustainability
Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes
Manage workforce planning
Manage remuneration and employee benefits
Develop and manage performance-management⁠⁠ processes  
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
Manage separation or termination   

Units of Co‍‍‍mpetency‍‍‍

All the above listed units competency must be completed to receive the Diploma of Human Resources Management qualification. 

Entry Requirements

‍‍‍The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or its equivalent. I‍‍‍nternational Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Target Group

Local and international students who require skills in human resources as well as those with experience gained through employment but who lack a formal qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: Human resources adviser or Human resources consultant.

RPL and Exemptions

APEX must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in the APEX student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning, Case Study, Third Party Report, Self-assessment, In Class Activities, Observation, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

The 9 units of competency are delivered throughout the 40 weeks of tuition.
Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.‍‍‍

8 October 2018
12 November 2018
7 January 2019
11 February 2019
‍‍‍8 April 2019
‍‍‍13 May 2019


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