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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

VET National Code: BSB40520

This course is only available through traineeships and apprenticeships pathway


Course Description

This industry relevant qualification is designed for emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. If you are wanting to move up the supervisory/management ladder from your current role, you need to be backing up your experience with formal qualifications.

Having a qualification allows you to be effective in your job as well as stand out from the crowd when looking for a promotion. Employers are looking for you to have both qualifications and experience. You can never have too many qualifications!

This course can help you take advantage of this opportunity and gain the latest skills and qualifications that will help you to stand out for promotion opportunities and be more successful in your work and home life.

Relevant Job Roles

This qualification reflects a variety of job roles as developing and emerging leaders and managers. Upon completion of this qualification, you will be able to provide leadership, guidance and support to others.

You will be able to assume responsibility for your own performance, and for organising and monitoring the output of teams. You can apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Job Titles:

Assistant manager

Administration manager

Operations manager


Course Admission Requirements for Domestic Australian Students

  • For Certificate level courses, students must have completed a minimum of Year 10 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above).
  • Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If students cannot provide documented proof of their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test before a place can be offered.

Units of Competency

This course consists of 12 units of competence with 5 core unit and 7 elective units as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
Elective Units
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
certificate iv in leadership and management


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