Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 088217M

VET National Code: BSB42015

This course is offered via E-learning only

Course Description

The 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

Australian Professional Skills Institute is CRICOS registered (CRICOS Provider Code 03255G). All students must be over 18 years of age before they can commence this course at APSI.

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 test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
  • Additional requirements below.

International Students

  • 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 test (LLN) before a place can be offered.
    • International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS test results of 5.5 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5, or achieve an equivalent in other forms of testing that satisfy the Institute’s requirement. If an international student does not have any current IELTS score or any recognised English language result, they are required to take an English language test.
  • 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) with relevant work experience.

Units of Competency

This course consists of 12 units of competence with 4 core unit and 8 elective units as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units
 BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
 BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships
 BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan
Elective Units
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
certificate iv in leadership and management

Course Details

Intake Dates

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.

Career Outcome

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
Course Duration

Not applicable for E-learning courses.

Entry Requirements
  • 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 Methods

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
  • Assignments
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Group Activities
  • Projects
  • 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

Accreditation

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.

Articulation

Upon completion of Certificate IV, students can continue to study Diploma of Management.

Employment Capabilities

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)

Disclaimer

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.