The Understanding recruitment needs credential covers the skills and knowledge required when learning the fundamentals of recruitment and the processes that are undertaken when recruiting for an organisation.

The Understanding recruitment needs comprises of 2 micro-credential stacked courses of learning, followed by completion of assessment tasks at the end of each skill level, to test the learner’s knowledge and understanding.

Course Award: Micro-Credential
Course Duration: 5 Hours
Course Complexity: Intermediate*

It comprises 9 lessons of learning, followed by a completion quiz to test your knowledge and understanding.  By the end of this course, you will demonstrate understanding in:

  • The role of compliance regulations and the role of the Fair work ombudsman.
  • Your rights as a worker and your entitlements.
  • Identifying staffing needs and obtaining approval to recruit to meet these needs.
  • Developing job descriptions and quality service.
  • Processes to follow in selection and job advertising.
  • Developing skills to effectively process candidates and manage recruitment records.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Understanding recruitment needs

  • 2

    Lesson 1

    • Fair Work Ombudsman compliance

  • 3

    Lesson 2

    • Workers rights and entitlements

  • 4

    Lesson 3

    • Identify recruitment needs

  • 5

    Lesson 4

    • Consult colleagues about staffing

  • 6

    Lesson 5

    • Obtain approval for recruitment

  • 7

    Lesson 6

    • Job descriptions and quality service

  • 8

    Lesson 7

    • Selection and job advertising

  • 9

    Lesson 8

    • Process and review job applications

  • 10

    Lesson 9

    • Process and file recruitment records

  • 11

    Test your knowledge

    • Instructions before taking the test

    • Test your knowledge

    • Next steps

  • 12

    The boring stuff

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