Qualification Level



12 months

Start Date




Use your passion for people to manage a successful workforce

Delivered by Swinburne Online on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology RTO 3059, a Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50615) will give you the formal training to work as a HR professional in any workplace.

To graduate with the Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50615) students must first complete the Course in Introductory Human Resources Management Skills to develop fundamental business knowledge. On completion students can undertake an additional 6 units to graduate with the diploma.  

This course is not available to International students.

Career opportunities

Human Resources Manager
Lead employee engagement initiatives and plan activities concerned with staff selection, training and development.

Human Resources Officer
Provide administration services for the recruitment and employment of staff.

Change Manager
Promoting new business initiatives among employees to ensure they business can meet objectives.

Recruitment Consultant
Attract candidates to an organisation and match them to the position that will best fit them and the business' needs.

Workplace Relations Officer
Oversee the working environment and employee conditions of an organisation to maximise effective business practices.

Learning at Swinburne Online

To help you get to where you want to be, Swinburne Online will guide and support you through your studies. Our unique online learning space is designed to help you:

Personalise your program

You’ll be able to personalise your program, giving you the freedom to set your own goals, and determine how long you spend on each topic. So whether you want to complete your diploma in two months or over a year — you can work towards your goals at a pace that suits you.

Get industry ready

When you study with Swinburne Online you can rest-assured the skills you learn align with the best practice approaches of your chosen industry. All of our units have been reviewed by industry professionals to ensure they're up to date and relevant to today's workplace.

Learn practically

At Swinburne Online we believe you do best by doing. That’s why when you study a diploma with us your assessment tasks will be highly practical, teaching you skills that can be used in the workplace straight away - instantly improving your work performance and helping advance your career.

What you will learn

  • Staff performance

    Learn to effectively manage staff in any business environment.

  • Employee retention strategy

    Develop innovative approaches to employee retention.

  • Employee relations

    Manage employee relations and legal requirements of HR.

  • Performance Improvement

    Develop workplace performance improvement strategies.

Support and assistance

When you study with Swinburne Online you'll be supported by industry expert trainers - who will be available to answer your questions. If you get stuck they are just an email away.

Course units

Entry criteria

We are committed to seeing you through your course. And we have determined the following entry requirements to ensure you have the best chance of successfully completing your diploma.

  • Hold a Year 12 certificate of completion.

  • or

    Can meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements to study at the diploma level and demonstrate relevant work experience.

Courses are only available to Australian and New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and humanitarian visa holders.