This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as human resources directors, strategists and national regional or global human resources managers. They 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 Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $11500
Enrolment Fee: $500
Materials Fee: $200

* Discounts may apply

52 Weeks
40 Weeks Tuition/12 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
In-class and Online Learning

13 Feb 2017
10 April 2017
15 May 2017
10 July 2017
14 August 2017
9 October 2017
13 November 2017

Course Structure


Contribute to Organisation Development
Manage Knowledge and Information
Develop Workplace Policy and Procedures for Sustainability
Lead and Manage Organisational Change
Develop and Implement Diversity Policy
Manage Human Resources Strategic Planning
Provide Leadership Across the Organisation
Develop and Implement Strategic Plans

Units of Competency

All the above listed units competency must be completed to receive the Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources) qualification.

Entry Requirements

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or its equivalent. International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Target Group

Local and international students who require skills in human resources as well as those with experience gained through employment but who lack a formal qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include Human Resources Director, Human Resources Strategist, National, Regional or Global Human Resources Manager.

RPL and Exemptions

APEX must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in the APEX student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning, Case Study, Third Party Report, Self-assessment, In Class Activities, Observation, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

The 8 units of competency are delivered throughout the 40 weeks of tuition. Classroom based learning and up to 25% of the course may be delivered online.


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