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HR Assistant Courses

HR Assistants support the Human Resources Manager and company executives. They maintain personnel records, assist with recruiting and inductions, and deal with employee concerns.

As a HR Assistant you could be issuing job application forms, running a background check on a candidate, organising staff training sessions, updating an online induction, and preparing letters of appointment (or termination).

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Popular HR Assistant Courses

There are 10 courses available for people who want to become a HR Assistant. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

BSB50120
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do HR Assistants earn?

In Australia, a full time HR Assistant generally earns $1,230 per week ($63,960 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience can you expect a higher salary than people who are new to the role.

What are the job opportunities for HR Assistants?

There are currently 12,000 HR Assistants employed in Australia right now and this job role has grown significantly over the last 5 years. HR Assistants work in larger organisation across all industries and employment sectors.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a HR Assistant?

Get started as a HR Assistant with the Certificate IV In Human Resources. This course takes 12 months to complete. Vendor certifications in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and G Suite would also be helpful.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within human resources. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.