Conduct interviews and make hiring decisions


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Conduct interviews and make hiring decisions

Course CRS-Q-0017640-HR


This unit addresses the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and conduct interviews. It covers planning and conducting the interview as well as making a hiring decision. 


1. Plan for an interview 
2. Conduct an interview 
3. Make a hiring decision

1. Plan for an interview

  • Prepare selection criteria and materials to be used at interview
  • Evaluate applications to short list candidates
  • Prepare selection methods and material to ensure a fair and consistent approach is adopted for all candidates

2. Conduct an interview

  • Communicate relevant information of the job to the job applicant and clarify any queries they may have about the position, organisation or interview process
  • Apply the appropriate interviewing techniques to gather information to support the review of the applicants suitability
  • Control the interview process so that the interview agenda may be completed on time

3. Make a hiring decision

  • Evaluate data gathered at interview to select the preferred candidate
  • Conduct reference/document checks on candidates to verify/authenticate information communicated by candidates
  • Confirm with hiring manager on selection of candidate
  • Prepare package to provide offer to preferred candidates
  • Inform candidates of selection panel’s decision to close off the recruitment and selection process


Course Fee: $550.00 (before funding and GST)
Training Duration: 16 hours
Mode of Training: Classroom

Funding Validity Period: 16 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2020

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