Course Title: Recruit, Select and Induct Staff

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5137

Course Title: Recruit, Select and Induct Staff

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Workplace

Term2 2008

Course Contact: Seymour Jacobson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1563

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers all aspects of selection and recruitment relevant to managers who are not specialists in the area. It ensures that managers engage in appropriate planning and that selection and induction leads to the recruitment and retention of high quality staff. This unit is almost essential for those who now have (or are likely to have) an involvement in or responsibility for recruiting, selecting and/or inducting staff.
Course delivery is classroom face to face and includes activities, presentations, multi-media delivery, and may include guest lecturers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Experience in frontline, senior supervisory or management positions

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT506A Recruit, Select and Induct Staff


Confirm employment arrangements

Determine future people needs

Select appropriate people

Learning Outcomes

Refer to competency elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessments are held during the course and may include in-class assessment on key concepts and theories, build a job description for a position, prepare a list of selection criteria, prepare a list of appropriate interview questions, role plays, induction plans, and letters of offer