Would you like to help people find their dream job? Does the thought of shaping the culture and success of an organisation excite you? If so, the highly rewarding and exciting career of a recruitment consultant might be for you.
The Certificate of Recruitment is designed to provide an understanding of the first stage of managing people – attracting and selecting staff. This online course will explore recruitment and human resource management strategies, including workforce planning and forecasting.
This online recruitment course will show you how to conduct a job analysis, write a job and person specification, explore recruitment methods and sources, as well as interview techniques and preparation. You will also learn the critical skills required to prepare for candidate selection, conduct successful interviews, make selection decisions and manage the recruitment cycle in alignment with organisational objectives.
This professional development course also shows you how to develop and implement prospecting strategies to expand your client base, as well as how to source and assess candidates and provide services that assist in retention and successful candidate management.
On completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge, skills and tools to succeed in the fast-paced recruitment industry as a consultant.
Unit 1 - Develop and provide employment management services to candidates
Candidate information / testing
Training and needs analysis (TLNA)
Implementation and results
Labour market trends
Casualisation of workforce
Average working hours
Portability of skills
Impact of technology
Core vocational skills
Counselling and preparation
Work health and safety (WHS)
Legislative industrial relations matters
Safe Work Australia
Identify candidates training needs
Expectations / outcomes
Monitoring strategies and methods
Post placement support
Evaluate employment management services
Expanding management services
Unit 2 - Manage recruitment selection and induction processes
Induction policies and procedures
Strategic and operational plans
Recruitment and selection policies
Recruit and select staff
Determine future HR needs
Access to training
Unit 3 - Develop and implement business development strategies to expand client base
Identify potential clients
Marketing and promotional plans
The labour market
Past business relationships
The prospecting plan
Strategies for effectiveness
Initiate relationships with potential clients
Negotiation and sales techniques
Viable, realistic options to employer
Client business requirements
The legal model
Preparing a tender or proposal
Solicited and unsolicited business proposal
7 basic steps to produce a proposal
Manage client relationships
Future work requirements
Visual / Oral emphasis
Negotiate business requirements
Performance monitoring plan (PMP)
Data analysis plans
Expanding client base
Assess established networks
Build relationships with potential clients
Online business networking
Unit 4 - Develop and implement strategies to source and assess candidates
Potential candidate channels
Statutory and regulatory requirements
5 step strategic plan
Screen and interview potential clients
Raw skills assessment
Test method validation
Assess and select candidates
Contract to provide services
Candidate suitability / selection
Inform candidates of selection
Successful candidate briefing
Unit 5 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
Approval to fill position
Timelines and requirements
Future organisational needs
Human Resource Management (HRM)
Policies and procedures
Workplace health and safety
Internal and external recruitment
Succession and career planning
Job analysis and design
Questions and testing
Referees and previous experience
Interview plans / format
Advise unsuccessful candidates
Employment contract / forms
Arrange candidate induction
Training needs analysis
Legal aspects of induction
Buddy systems / mentoring
Unit 6 - Manage the recruitment process for client organisations
Client recruitment strategy
Primary and secondary sources
Successful research tools
Department of Employment
Industry and employee associations
Accurate performance indicators
Elements of a PMP
Test method validation
Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA)
Client job analysis
Organisation recruitment strategy
Future workforce needs
Remuneration, wages and salaries
Concise job specifications
Client organisational needs
Source potential candidates
Conduct job interviews
Privacy and confidentiality
Assess and select candidates
Candidate meeting selection criteria
Assessment and selection process
Shortlist suitable candidates
Complete placement process
Forward candidate profiles to client
Advice and support to candidates
Client interview preparation
Relevant education and training
Selection decisions – inform candidates
Conduct job offer
Terms and conditions
Letter of offer
Client satisfaction survey
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 90 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $300.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.