Recruit, Select and Induct Staff

Face to face duration: 2 days

Course Objectives

This two (2) day course aims to provide participants with the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle.

Participants will gain the experience to select the right employee objectively and rate performance based on clear competencies.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Determine job descriptions.
  2. Plan for selection.
  3. Assess and select applicants.
  4. Appoint and induct successful candidate.


  • Learn the latest principles of human resource management.
  • Develop job descriptions.
  • Gain an understanding of person specification.
  • Gain knowledge in job analysis.
  • Link talent management to recruitment, selection and induction.
  • Define core competencies.
  • Gain a competitive advantage through human resource planning.
  • Apply principles of equity.
  • Develop experience in a range of interviewing techniques.
  • Develop experience in selection procedures.
  • Enhance ability to write an interview planner.


  • Types of interviews.
  • Behavioural interview benefits.
  • Job analysis.
  • Internal versus external recruitment.
  • Strategic recruitment and talent management.
  • Recruitment process.
  • Induction process.
  • Job offers.
  • Employment contracts.


  • Supervisors, team leaders and individuals with a role in recruitment, selection and induction functions.


  • Video.
  • Templates and checklists.
  • Case studies and group exercises.
  • Role play.
  • Practical and experiential.
  • Facilitator-led discussions.
  • Individual and group written activities.

Delivery Strategy

This course has been designed by our senior trainers who combine industry experience with academic excellence.

Our program design and delivery is based on adult learning principles and experiential learning.

Participants will also receive a state-of-the-art student manual with all reference materials.

Program Outline

Day One

Recruitment, selection and induction policies

  • Recruitment, selection and induction process.
  • Job analysis.
  • Activities throughout the module.

Behavioural interview process

  • Advertising.
  • Use of selection techniques.
  • Activities throughout the module.

Day Two

The interview

  • Write an interview planner.
  • Behavioural interviewing.
  • Activities throughout the module.

The interview continued

  • Interview role plays.
  • Job offers and employment contracts.
  • The role of induction.
  • Activities throughout the module.


"The Student Manual is a logical, carefully thought through and well presented document. The face-to-face facilitators are helpful, patient, knowledgeable and passionate. Thank you for the time and effort that blueVisions have put into preparing and supporting this course."

David Thorpe iiNet Australia

"Your personal contribution to our training has been invaluable. Your infectious high spirits and genuine want for our success have shone through. I sincerely thank you for your efforts over the past two years."

Stephen Davies Group Manager, Construction Services Group, NSW

"Your course made me realise how irrelevant what I was learning through my university course actually was to my job. Due to this, I will be seeking to complete the remainder of the modules in this diploma through blueVisions."

Damien Bleeker Project Coordinator, Liverpool City Council, NSW

"Thank you for a wonderful course....This has been by far the best development course I've ever been a part of."

David Darcy LSPSPO - Defence Materiel Organisation

"Having sat in at various times in both courses, as well as being present for the final summary and feedback sessions I was really impressed with the positive feedback and outcomes. The blueVisions trainers did an awesome job and really motivated and inspired both groups. The level of the course was spot on for each group."

Brian Clarke Leadership Development Coordinator, Gasco