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Certificate IV in Business

Certificate IV in Business

VET National Code: BSB40120

This course is only available through traineeship pathway or e-learning

Course Description

This industry-relevant course provides and supports learners who are seeking to gain, refresh or add to their current skills and knowledge within their working role.  Cert IV in Business encourages learners to gain confidence in contributing and participating in the growth of themselves and the employed organisation. The knowledge achieved from this qualification will benefit you as a learner and the workforce you work within as you apply your expertise.

If you are looking to grow within your role to the next step, then gain the knowledge and skills with the Cert IV to support your goal.

This course can be delivered 100% online.


Relevant Job Roles

This qualification reflects a variety of Business Services job roles. Upon completion of this qualification, you may have supervisory performance accountabilities.

You will be able to carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. You can use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources. You may also provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.


Course Admission Requirements for Domestic Australian Student

  • 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 6 core unit and 6 elective units as listed below:

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core Units
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
Elective Units
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBXTW401* Lead and facilitate a team*
BSBLDR411* Demonstrate leadership in the workplace*
BSBPEF501* Manage personal and professional development*
BSBSTR401* Promote innovation in team environments*
BSBINS402** Coordinate workplace information systems**
BSBOPS401** Coordinate business resources**
BSBOPS405** Organise business meetings**
BSBTEC401** Design and produce complex text documents**

*Specialisation in Leadership
**Specialisation in Business Administration (BA)

Certificate IV in Business


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