BSB40420 - Certificate IV in Human Resources


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in a range of support positions in human resources management. In smaller companies they may work across all human resources functional areas and in larger companies they may be assigned responsibilities in units or business areas focused on discrete human resources functions, such as remuneration, workforce planning or human resources information systems.


Job roles 

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Payroll Officer





Pathways information

Pathways into the qualification

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business or other relevant qualification/s


with vocational experience in assisting human resources team leaders, supervisors or managers in their work but without formal human resource qualifications.

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

  • Administration Officer
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Office Administrator
  • Project Assistant.

This breadth of expertise would equate to the competencies required to undertake this qualification. 


Pathways from the qualification 

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake:

BSB50320 - Diploma of Human Resources Management. 


*Concessions and Exemptions: If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, a student with a disability or a Commonwealth welfare recipient, you and your dependents may be eligible for fee exemptions or concessions when enrolling in a Smart and Skilled course.
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