Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
CRICOS Course Code: 088217M
VET National Code: BSB42015
This course is offered via E-learning only
This Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification reflects the role of individuals who take the first line of management in a wide range of organisational and industry contexts. They may have existing qualifications and technical skills in any given vocation or profession, yet require skills or recognition in Supervisory functions. Typically they would report to a manager.
At this level front-line managers provide leadership and guidance to others and take responsibility for the effective functioning and performance of the team and its work outcomes.
Course Admission Requirements
- Students need to demonstrate they have proficiency in English. If student cannot provide a documented proof on their English language proficiency, they will be required to sit for a language, literacy and numeracy test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
- For Certificate level courses, student must have completed a minimum of Year 11 schooling or equivalent or to be a mature age student (20 years of age and above)
Units of Competency
This course consists of 12 units of competence with 4 core unit and 8 elective units as listed below:
|BSBLDR401||Communicate effectively as a workplace leader|
|BSBLDR402||Lead effective workplace relationships|
|BSBLDR403||Lead team effectiveness|
|BSBMGT402||Implement operational plan|
|BSBINN301||Promote Innovation in a Team Environment|
|BSBFIA402||Report on Financial activity|
|BSBREL402||Build client relationships and business networks|
|BSBWHS401||Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements|
|BSBADM409||Coordinate business resources|
|BSBCMM401||Make a presentation|
|BSBCUS401||Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies|
|BSBLED401||Develop teams and individuals|
Not applicable for E-learning courses. Students can enrol in the course at any time.
Mode of Delivery
This course is offered via E-learning (online) for Australian/domestic fee for service students only.
At the end of the course, students will be able to competently undertake various tasks in an office environment and take up positions such as
- Accounts Supervisor
- Customer Service Officer
- Import/Export Service Supervisor
- Office Administrator
- Student Services Officer
Not applicable for E-learning courses.
- Minimum 17 years of age (Domestic Students)
- International Students must be over 18 years old
- Completion of Year 12, high school, Certificate III or equivalent
- All students must demonstrate they meet Australian Professional Skills Institute English Language Proficiency requirement.
Assessment is based on the principles of competency based training. Performance of learners is assessed on their ability to perform the task(s) to industry standards. In order to ensure the principles of validity are upheld are variety of learning styles and a range of assessment strategies are used.
Assessment for each unit of competence will be through a combination of classroom based and work placement tasks. Classroom based assessment includes but is not limited to:
- Classroom exercises
- Practical demonstrations
- Group Activities
- Verbal and/or written questions
Students are advised well in advance of assessment activities and a student may put forward for consideration any special needs they may have. The assessment criterion is documented in all modules, and workbooks. Dates of assessment are provided on the first day of class along with a timetable. Students may be assessed by a combination of continuous assessment and examinations. Continuous assessment may be based on competencies and marks, or a combination of both.
Recognition of Prior Learning
APS Institute gives students credits or recognition for skills and knowledge they already possess. An RPL application form can be obtained from APS Institute
This program is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) at Certificate IV level. As a registered training organisation, qualifications issued by APS Institute are nationally recognised. If all units of competency are not achieved a Statement of Attainment will be issued for the units that have been successfully completed.
Upon completion of Certificate IV, students can continue to study Diploma of Management.
Breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge and competencies would cover a broad range of activities or application in a wider variety of contexts most of which are complex and non-routine. Leadership and guidance are involved when organising activities of self and others as well as contributing to technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature.
(Source: AQF Implementation Handbook 2007)
The information contained on this website is current at the time of publishing. Australian Professional Skills Institute reserves the right to change the admission requirements, fees, location of delivery and units of competency whenever necessary. Please contact us for the most current information.