The Diploma of Human Resources will expose you to a broad spectrum of strategic HR areas. Cover in depth the management of recruitment and workforce planning strategies. Learn how to analyse the effectiveness of performance management systems, develop safety management plans, and implement a consultative workplace relations strategy.
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This subject covers the recruitment process, including the many steps involved in vital pre-recruitment activities such as revising job descriptions, advertising vacancies, short-listing and interviewing. Learners are provided with an opportunity to demonstrate their interviewing skills in an interview and reference check role play. Other topics include induction programs, consultancy, implementing policy and procedures and determining future Human Resource needs.
This subject defines the HR function, and explains the importance of key HR policies and procedures. The importance of ethics and HR compliance are addressed, before the subject moves to the strategic focus of Workforce Planning. In this section the process of labour demand and supply forecasting is explained, and strategies to retain and attract staff are identified and implementation processes reviewed.
This subject covers Performance Management Systems including performance appraisals, recognising positive and resolving substandard performance problems, and professional development planning. Some research is required on implementation strategies across an organisation, as well as talent management, retention and disciplinary processes. Includes a practical one-on-one exercise of appraising an individual with your Training Manager for specific feedback on your technique.
This subject covers the National Employment Standards, Disability Discrimination and Employee Relations Management. An opportunity is presented to research and develop a draft IR strategy paper, including a policy and procedure for a case study. A one-on-one skills practice with your College Trainer is included for specific feedback on your grievance handling technique.
Supervisors and team leaders have strict legal obligations under safety legislation. Learn what these are, as well as the practical skills to identify, risk assess and resolve safety concerns. This subject also teaches how to better understand safety statistics and identify factors that can reduce injuries, and ensure the business is productive and profitable.
For HR specialists, this subject teaches the processes of developing policy and procedures for terminating and dismissing employees. Important issues such as Unfair Dismissal legislation, analysing workforce data, redundancy and outplacement planning, as well as exit interviews and checklists are covered in-depth. The skills in communicating the desired message are also addressed.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are a common staff support program in larger enterprises. This subject explains the ways to measure the success of an EAP. It also looks at how to develop an Employee Wellness Program, including: gaining management support for your proposal; implementing the program; generating staff support; communication and implementation plans; as well as how to monitor and evaluate your success. Case studies are included to enhance learning outcomes.
This subject looks at the skills and knowledge required to develop and facilitate a workplace learning culture through training strategies and support systems. In this subject, you will be learn to: analyse the training needs of an organisation; develop learning plans; determine suitable strategies for training; identify ways to develop a learning culture and show that you can collaborate with others to ensure success.
You will learn the features of a payroll system, relevant Legislation and Government bodies, setting up payroll, processing payroll including topics on transition of loadings and other penalty rates, Annual and Sick Leave, Leave accrual and Long Service Leave, taxes such as Superannuation Guarantee and Fringe Benefits Tax, as well as how to safeguard the payroll. It is preferred you are a payroll practitioner if you choose this subject.
Risk Management Strategies covers risk context and risk identification, as well as risk management processes. The subject looks into the analysis of a risk, its causes, and ways to consider risk tolerance. Strategies for controlling and treating risks, as well as reviewing and monitoring those risks, are considered.
This subject addresses the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. It takes a systems approach and addresses compliance with relevant legislative requirements.
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18 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Diploma of Human Resources Management course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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