Course Title: Recruit, select and induct staff

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4246

Course Title: Recruit, select and induct staff

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace


Billabong QLD


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Star City NSW


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit applies to inividuals with a role in recruitment, selection and induction functions who work under the direction of a human resources manager.

It is not assumed that the individuals addressed by this unit have staff who report to them, although this may be the case.

Performance of the work described in this unit will be underpinned by in depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resource functions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Plan Code C4246GTA

For Plan Code C4246GTA, the unit BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff, will be co-taught with BSBSLS407A Identify and plan sales prospects and BSBMKG413A Promote products and services.  Participants in this program are expected to be currently employed as a Field Officer in a Victorian Group Training Organisation.  The learning and assessment materials for this program are contextualised to the Group Training Organisation environment.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff


1. Determine job descriptions

2. Plan for selection

3. Assess and select applicants

4. Appoint and induct successful candidate

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will demonstrate evidence of the following:

  • demonstrated ability to work with job descriptions to source and select suitable staff
  • interviewing and other selection techniques that demonstrate awareness of equal opportunity and anti-discrimination requirements
  • knowledge of the human resource life cycle

Assessment will ensure:

  • access to an appropriate range of documentation and resources normally used in the workplace