Unit of competency details

BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBHRM405A - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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Qualifications that include this unit

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TLI50716 - Diploma of Bus and Coach OperationsDiploma of Bus and Coach Operations 
TLI50415 - Diploma of LogisticsDiploma of Logistics 1-2 
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SIS50115 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation ManagementDiploma of Sport and Recreation Management 
SIS40215 - Certificate IV in FitnessCertificate IV in Fitness 
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PSP40116 - Certificate IV in GovernmentCertificate IV in Government 
HLT60113 - Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health CareAdvanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Care 4-5 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080303 Human Resource Management  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

No licensing, legislative, or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Workforce Development – Human Resource Management

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Plan for recruitment

1.1 Obtain approval to fill position, clarify time lines and requirement for appointment

1.2 Assist in preparing job descriptions that accurately reflect the role requirements, according to organisational policies and procedures, legislation, codes, national standards and work health and safety (WHS) considerations

1.3 Consult with relevant personnel about job descriptions and workforce strategy

1.4 Assist in ensuring that job descriptions comply with legislative requirements and reflect the organisation's requirements for a diverse workforce

1.5 Obtain approvals to advertise position

2 Plan for selection

2.1 Choose appropriate channels and technology to advertise vacancies and/or identify potential talent pool

2.2 Advertise vacancies for staffing requirements according to organisational policies and procedures

2.3 Consult with relevant personnel to convene selection panel and develop interview questions

2.4 Assist in ensuring that interview questions comply with legislative requirements

2.5 Assist in short-listing applicants

2.6 Schedule interviews and advise relevant people of times, dates and venues

3 Support selection process

3.1 Participate in interview process and assess candidates against agreed selection criteria

3.2 Discuss assessment with other selection panel members

3.3 Correct biases and deviations from agreed procedures and negotiate for preferred candidate

3.4 Contact referees for referee reports

3.5 Prepare selection report and make recommendations to senior personnel for appointment

3.6 Advise unsuccessful candidates of outcomes and respond to any queries

3.7 Secure preferred candidate's agreement

3.8 Complete necessary documentation according to organisational procedures, observing confidentiality and privacy requirements

4 Induct successful candidate

4.1 Provide successful candidate with employment contract and other documentation

4.2 Advise manager and work team of new appointment

4.3 Advise managers and staff of candidate's starting date and make necessary administrative arrangements for pay and employee record keeping

4.4 Arrange successful candidate's induction according to organisational policy

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.2, 1.4, 2.4, 2.5

  • Synthesises ideas, concepts and specific information from workplace and regulatory texts to inform development of workplace documents
  • Evaluates information to make judgements

Writing

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.2, 3.5, 3.6, 3.8, 4.2, 4.3

  • Produces a range of text types using specific information, workplace conventions and templates

Oral communication

1.1, 1.3, 1.5, 2.3, 2.5, 3.1-3.5. 3.7

  • Asks questions and listens carefully to gather, interpret or evaluate information
  • Uses appropriate vocabulary to present ideas or persuasive arguments

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 1.4, 2.4, 3.3, 3.8, 4.1, 4.4

  • Applies workplace protocols, legislation or regulations relevant to own responsibilities

Interact with others

1.3, 2.3, 3.2, 3.3

  • Selects and uses appropriate conventions and protocols when communicating with personnel, candidates or referees
  • Participates in conversations relevant to role responding, explaining, negotiating and persuading as required

Get the work done

2.1, 2.3, 2.6, 4.1, 4.3, 4.4

  • Selects and uses digital technology to access, enter, store and retrieve information in accordance with security requirements
  • Takes responsibility for planning and implementing tasks for efficient and effective outcomes

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

BSBHRM405A Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - http://companion_volumes.vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingPackage.aspx?pid=13

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • prepare job descriptions
  • use job descriptions to support sourcing, selecting and appointing suitable staff
  • use different advertising channels to promote vacancies and/or establish a potential talent pool
  • consult with managers to gain approvals
  • develop selection criteria and interview questions in consultation with relevant personnel
  • schedule interviews and advise relevant people of times, dates and venues
  • participate in interviews and other selection techniques including assessing candidates against selection criteria to short list them
  • obtain referees' reports
  • prepare and distribute a selection report including feedback to give unsuccessful candidates
  • advise unsuccessful candidates of the results
  • secure preferred candidate’s agreement and provide an employment contract
  • advise other staff of the successful candidate and arrange induction.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • identify documentation required for recruitment, selection and induction
  • explain human resources life cycle and the place of recruitment and selection
  • identify legislation relevant to recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • describe channels and technology to advertise vacancies
  • explain a range of interviewing techniques and other selection processes and their application.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the workforce development – human resource development field of work and include access to:

  • workplace policies and procedures
  • business technology
  • position descriptions
  • legislation, regulations, Codes and Standards relevant to staff recruitment, selection and induction
  • interaction with others.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - http://companion_volumes.vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingPackage.aspx?pid=13

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