BSB60320 Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management

Cricos Course Code: 111183J

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Course overview

This course is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to:  

  • Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving; 
  • Manage organisational finances; 
  • Contribute to organisational performance development; 
  • Contribute to the development of employee and industrial relations strategies; 
  • Contribute to strategic workforce planning; 
  • Lead and manage organisational change; 
  • Provide leadership across the organisation;  
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement;  
  • Develop and implement business plans; and 
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 78 weeks (including term breaks)

  • This course is for: International students

  • Final exam: No

  • $8,000/year

  • Funding: N/A

  • CRICOS Code: 111183J

  • Location: Canberra and Melbourne

  • Monthly intakes

About Course

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who provide leadership and support strategic direction in the human resources activities of an organisation. Their knowledge base may be highly specialised or broad within the human resources field. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Human Resources Manager and Senior Human Resources Business Partner. 


Responsibilities are likely to be determined at a workplace level. Some smaller organisations may require employees to work across all aspects of human resources. In larger organisations, individuals may manage a single human resources function.

Our Advanced Diploma of Human Resource Management is a nationally recognised VET qualification.

Course Duration

  • 78 weeks (including term breaks)
  • 6 terms (10 weeks per term)

This course consists of 10 units of competency (6 core and 4 electives) delivered across a period of 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of term breaks). Students will complete 1,200 hours of structured learning (20 hours per week) and are expected to complete 600 hours of unsupervised study and assessment preparation (10 hours per week). The 60 weeks of learning are split into 6 terms of 10 weeks each, with each term covering 1-2 units of competency.

Study Mode

The delivery methods for this course include:

Face-to-Face Classroom-Based Learning

Course Entry Requirements

  1. English Proficiency Requirements:
    • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English through one of the following:
      • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band score below 5.5.
      • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum overall score of 50, and a minimum score of 42 in each of the four skills.
      • Any other English proficiency test deemed equivalent by Opulence College.
  2. Age Requirements:
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrolment.
  3. Academic Requirements:    Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
    •  Have completed one of the following qualifications: BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management; or BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management (or a superseded equivalent version)  OR
    • Have four year equivalent full-time relevant work experience

Note: Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission, as additional factors may be considered during the selection process.


This course will be delivered and assessed through verbal assessment, group discussion, consultation, prescribed textbook reading and online written assessment activities.

Course Outcomes

Students will attain the Advanced Diploma of Human Resources Management once all units have been completed at a competent level.

Graduates of our Advanced Diploma of Human Resources Management course will gain critical skills and knowledge to be able to provide leadership and support the strategic direction in the human resources activities of an organisation. These could include:

  • Human Resources Directors
  • Human Resources Strategists
  • Regional Human Resources Managers
  • National Human Resources Managers
  • Global Human Resources Managers

Course Fees

The costs for this course are as follows:

  • Enrolment Fee: $200 (non-refundable)
  • Material Fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition Fee: $12,000/1.5 years

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Unit of Competency

Unit CodeUnit Name
BSBCRT611Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
BSBFIN601Manage organisational finances
BSBHRM611Contribute to organisational performance development
BSBHRM612Contribute to the development of employee and industrial relations strategies
BSBHRM614Contribute to strategic workforce planning
BSBLDR601Lead and manage organisational change
BSBLDR602Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBOPS601Develop and implement business plans
BSBSTR601Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBOPS504Manage Business Risk
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