Course Title: Plan and Organise Human Resource in a Justice Environment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: BUSM7806

Course Title: Plan and Organise Human Resource in a Justice Environment

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6077 - Advanced Diploma of Justice

Course Contact : Irene Pagliarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254581

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Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

VBQU372 Apply Oral & Written Communication Skills in a Justice Environment

Course Description

This course deals with the skills and knowledge required to recruit and select staff within the framework of existing human or staffing resource plans or policies in the justice environment.  It supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for job roles that involve human resource management including professional development, staffing, recruiting, induction practices and Occupational Health and Safety legislation.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU383 Plan and Organise Human Resource in a Justice Environment


2. Select the most suitable candidate

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Selection procedures and techniques are identified which are suitable to the position and organisational environment
2.2 Selection procedure chosen complies with legislative and organisational requirements
2.3 Applications are screened against the key selection criteria
2.4 Selection interviews are organised effectively and in compliance with legislative requirements
2.5 Reference/referee checks are conducted
2.6 Terms and conditions of employment are communicated to, and acknowledged by, candidates
2.7 The most suitable candidate for the position is recommended


1. Recruit suitable candidates for a specified position in accordance with legislative/practice requirement

Performance Criteria:

1.1 The need for the position is established prior to beginning the recruitment procedure
1.2 Job descriptions are developed which contain task description, personnel specifications and key selection criteria
1.3 Recruitment strategies are identified which are appropriate to the position and organisational environment
1.4 Job descriptions and recruitment strategy comply with legislative requirements
1.5 Recruitment strategy selected is timely

Learning Outcomes

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Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials, class discussion, seminar presentations, group/individual work on projects, audio-visual presentations, field excursions where applicable, on site visits, and interaction with individuals and groups within the criminal justice area

Teaching Schedule

Class times to be advised

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Students will be required to:

Prepare a report outlining skill sets and capabilities that are necessary to meet the organisational goals and objectives of a justice organisation

Prepare an analysis of recruitment ,selection strategies and legislative compliance relevant to a justice organisation

Assessment Tasks

Students will be advised of the details of assessment early in the semester

Assessment Matrix

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