Certificate IV in Business

BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

Duration: 40 weeks

CRICOS Course Code: 087897A


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad range knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.


Employment Pathway

The Certificate IV in Business is intended to prepare students or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing a range of roles in a business environment.


Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include Administrator, Project Officer, Supervisor and Administrative Supervisor.


Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead BSB51915 (Diploma of Leadership and Management), or other Diploma level qualifications.


Entry Requirements

  1. All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the College.
  2. Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 qualification is required for entry into this course.
  3. Entry in to this course requires IELTS band score of overall 5.5 or equivalent in line with The Department of Education regulations (For International Students).
  4. Mature aged students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.


Core units


Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Elective Units


Organise Meetings


Establish Networks


Develop teams and Individuals


Analyse and Present research information


Write Complex Documents


Produce complex desktop published documents


Make a presentation


Promote products and services


Undertake marketing services

Course Duration and Schedule

This program be scheduled for delivery over 30 weeks of full-time study – 20 hours (approx.) per week of scheduled class time each week. In addition to the 30 week face- to-face study, there are an additional 10 weeks holidays that takes into account public holiday periods such as Christmas, Easter and school holiday breaks.


This will be achieved by scheduling classes for 20 Hours (approx.) per week over 30 weeks (face-to-face). This may be delivered by one of the following scheduling options:


  • 2 days at 6 hours, 1 day at 8 hours
  • 3 days at 4 hours, 1 day at 8 hours
  • 5 days at 4 hours