How to succeed in Human Resources

15 June 2022

Effective Human Resources is crucial for a positive work environment, employee retention and productivity in the workplace.


Human Resources (HR) is just one the topics covered by the 700 short training courses, webinars and nationally recognised diplomas and certificates the Victorian Chamber helps deliver to business across the state each year.

Designed by industry experts, our practical coursework gives you the opportunity to implement the learnings in your current job with assessment tasks based around the work environment.

Here are some of our training recommendations to take your management and leadership to the next level.

New to Human Resources

This training course is performed remotely over the period of a half-day. It aims to introduce individuals without any background in HR to the valued practices of the position that will allow your business to establish a strong and positive workplace culture.

The course will tackle the challenging aspects of a HR role and serves as a valuable tool to for individuals lacking formal training in the area. At the completion of the program, a strong knowledge of HR Policies, recruitment processes, performance management and The Fair Work Act 2009 will be achieved.

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Coordinate Human Resource Functions and Processes

The main objective of this one-day remote learning course is to provide you with the knowledge to perform standard functions and processes within a human resource role.

Learning outcomes of this course include having the ability to successfully determine and coordinate effective strategies for the delivery of human resource actions.

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Performance Management Training

This course on performance management will teach you the certain requirements to be able to manage your performance at a high level. You will learn how to set expectations with staff, disciplinary processes and formal counselling discussing structures and skills.

The course teaches you to also understand the legal considerations and the considerations in performance management cycles to allow their staff to aim high and reach their potential. The course is specifically aimed at those who want to strive for the highest whilst also being a supervisor, manager, team leader or a HR practitioner.

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Diploma of Human Resource Management

The course outlines specific and detailed ways that a hardworking Human Resources manager can benefit when it comes down to their work lives. The practical hands-on course allows you to directly insert the comprehensive HR learnings in your current job with assessments based in a work setting.

Students will also facilitate a strong connection with the role as a HR member and how to personally mange your job as a Human Resource Manager.

· More information is available here

More training

The Victorian Chamber’s customised and onsite training, nationally recognised vocational training and self-paced learning is designed to enhance the skills of employers and employees spanning all sectors. Choose from categories including:

For more information, health, safety and wellbeing consulting, training and other support please contact us on (03) 8662 5333 or to discuss your needs.

For assistance on any aspect of your employment obligations, please call the Victorian Chamber Workplace Relations Advice Line on (03) 8662 5222.

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