BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who provide leadership and strategic direction in the human resources activities of an organisation. They analyse, design and execute judgements using wide-ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be highly specialised or broad within the human resources field. These individuals are often accountable for group outcomes and for the overall performance of the human resources function of an organisation.

Course Overview

Taking charge, being a manager and getting things done, the Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources) will provide you with relevant strategic HR and business planning skills, which equip and identify you as a manager. Being a HR Manager requires a set of crucial and integral skills within a Human Resources context, all of which we will teach you. A good HR Manager is someone who can clearly communicate the company’s goals, workplace culture, objectives and policies and become a strategic organisational partner while overseeing leadership and culture within an organisation. You should ideally have great business ethics, management qualities, communication skills, and be able to contribute to a business through functions such as policy development and talent identification, as well as being genuinely people-oriented.

What you will learn

Upon completing the Advanced Diploma of Management (HR) you should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with clients and employees to accomplish business objectives.
  • Identify opportunities for networking
  • Develop business and operational strategies to ensure long-term success
  • Utilise financial planning software
  • Organise and monitor business information
  • Conduct online searches to find relevant management information
  • Initiate innovative work practices to improve worker productivity
  • Hone leadership skills to effectively manage a team of employees 

Career Opportunities

Through our extensive course, you could potentially start a career as one of the following.

  • Project Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Budget Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Human Resource Consultant
  • Workforce Researcher and Planner
  • Department Manager
  • Regional Manager

Study Pathways

After achieving this qualification candidates may choose to undertake qualifications at a higher education level, including into a Bachelor Degree program in Business, Human Resources or Commerce.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however completion of Year 12, prior VET study or industry experience in the field will greatly assist.

Pathways into the qualification

Candidates may enter the qualification through a number of entry points including:

  • BSB50613 Diploma of Human Resources Management or other relevant qualification/s; or
  • With substantial vocational experience in human resources management but without a formal qualification.

Examples of indicative job roles for candidates seeking entry based upon their vocational experience include:

  • Human Resources Advisor
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Senior Human Resources Officer. This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification. 

Course Structure:

  • Total number of Units 8  = 6 core units plus  2 elective units
Subject Code Unit of Competency
BSBMGT617 Develop and Implement a Business Plan
BSBDIV601 Develop and Implement Diversity Policy
BSBHRM602 Manage Human Resources Strategic Planning
BSBMGT608 Manage Innovation and Continuous Improvement
BSBINN601 Manage Organisational Change
BSBMGT615 Contribute to Organisation Development
BSBMGT605 Provide Leadership Across the Organisation
BSBMGT616 Develop and Implement Strategic Plans


Credit Transfer:

  • Credit Transfer recognises a course(s) that you have previously undertaken and enables you to gain credit in another course. If eligible, you may receive exemptions from parts of the new course for units you have already studied. The units must be identical or equivalent to those in the course you enrol in.

Recognition of Prior Learning: (RPL)

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a method of assessing your current knowledge and skills that may have been acquired from informal training such as work history or formal training such as classroom based training.
  • Star Training provides a self-assessment guide that will indicate whether you have enough evidence to be a successful RPL candidate. RPL cannot be guaranteed as it is assessed on an individual basis, dependent on experience and qualifications. Should RPL not be granted, you will need to complete the work required to gain competency in the unit or course 

Recognition of Current Competence: (RCC)

  • RCC involves being re-assessed against a qualification you already have, to make sure that your competence is current in case industry standards as practice may have changed.

Qualification & Recognition 

Upon successfully completing this program, you will be eligible to receive the nationally endorsed BSB60915 Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources).

Course Outline and Assessment Information

Participants are assessed via completion of set tasks and a demonstration of skills, e.g. written and verbal assignments, practical work, projects and/or written tests. Learning is self paced via distance education and is learner centred education and all materials will be provided to the student so they can work at their own pace.


For this program you have up to twelve months to complete the training and we suggest 15 hours per week of study on average is required for this time frame at this level. Some students work quicker than others and it is possible to complete the program between 6-12 months depending on your time.



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