SITXHRM004 - Recruit, select and induct staff

TAFE Victoria logo
Unit code: SITXHRM004 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff members within the framework of existing human resource policies and procedures. It requires the ability to identify recruitment needs, develop selection criteria, process and evaluate applications, select people according to their attitude, aptitude and fit to the position and coordinate induction programs. The unit applies to senior personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others, including dedicated specialist staff or operational or senior managers. It applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • administer the recruitment, selection and induction process for each of the following recruitment needs at least once: casual, contract or temporary; full time or part-time permanent; volunteer;
  • develop selection criteria for each of the above recruitment needs;
  • conduct fair and equitable selection interviews for each of the above recruitment situations, and;
  • evaluate at least one applicant in each of the above selection processes to select individuals that meet a specific organisational need.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

Search for units, majors & minors