Course Title: Recruit, select and induct staff

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5221

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

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2013

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.

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.

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 may incorporate a variety of methods including in-class exercises, problem-solving exercises, assignments, group or invidual projects, work log book, work journal and practical placement.  Activities may include the production of technical requirements such as documents, direct observation of workplace practices and the presentation of a portfolio of evidence.  This portfolio may include documents, photographs, video and/or audio files.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback througout the course to check their progress.