Certificate IV in Business

Designed for those wanting to take on more advanced roles in diverse business environments.

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Overview

BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

Is it time for you to move up in your business career? This qualification is for those who want to take the next step into a supervisory role. This qualification contains multiple streams which you can choose from depending on the specific skill set you wish to attain.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.

Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They 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. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate IV in Business (BSB40120).

Depending on the stream you choose, possible job outcomes may include:

  • Administrator
  • Project Officer
  • Clerk or Secretary
  • Contact Centre Team Leader
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Analyst
  • Scheduler
  • Complex Enquiry Customer Service Operator

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require intermediate English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can complete this higher level LLN test here now!

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Copies of previous qualifications
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 12 units. The units in each stream have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of that business area at the supervisory level.

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*

Elective Group A (Completed by all students)

  • BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

Choose from one of the following specialisations

Electives (No Specialisation)

  • BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
  • BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

Electives (Operations Specialisation)

  • BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
  • BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement
  • BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

Electives (Administration Specialisation)

  • BSBAUD412 Work within compliance frameworks
  • BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources
  • BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings
  • BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

Electives (Leadership Specialisation)

  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
  • BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
  • BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

Cyber specialisation coming soon!

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

*If you wish to change one or more of your elective units please contact us. While we endeavour to be able to provide all options, changes to elective units cannot be guaranteed. The cost for custom unit packaging is $500 per qualification for full study or $250 for RPL.

Delivery Options

Standard Online Delivery

1 unit per month for up to 12 months. Includes regular contact with a trainer. Should allow 20 – 25 hours per week to study.

Accelerated Learning

For people with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. 2 units per month for up to 6 months. Should allow 30 – 40 hours per week to study.

Assessment Only / RPL

For people with evidence of their extensive experience.

We aim to have all RPL assessments finalised within 12 weeks but it is usually much quicker. The actual timeframe depends on the course you are seeking RPL for, how long it takes you to supply the evidence and how long it takes us to verify your evidence.

You can complete our Free Skills Assessment right now to determine if this is the right option for you.

Custom Enrolment

If you wish to customise your course, change your elective units or study load please contact us to request an individual learning plan.

The number of hours outlined is a guide only and each individual will learn at a different pace. Students may request an extension or submit their assessments early as required to suit their individual learning needs.

Online Resources

Asset College delivers this qualification completely online. For some courses, learning material is not able to be printed or downloaded by students into PDF or Word format for offline purposes. If you would like to discuss printed materials, please contact us prior to enrolment.

Pathways

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

Course Fees

Course Fees

This qualification is available through online study or RPL. You can also opt to complete some units by RPL and some units through online study.

Online Study – $3140

RPL – $1820

Payment Options

Online Study

1. Pay as you go

Pay for each unit of your course as you commence it. Please view our Course Fees brochure to see first payment required plus fee per unit for your specific qualification.

2. zipMoney

Up to 6 months interest free on zipMoney. Best for people with an existing zipMoney account.

3. Study Pay

Interest free weekly or fortnightly instalments. Best for people looking for a low-fee direct deposit payment plan option.

RPL

Individualised quotes will be discussed with our RPL Manager after submission of a free skills assessment. Please read the full outline on our RPL process here.

1. 2 split payments

Pay 50% of the course fees to begin your RPL, with 50% due on completion before your certificate is issued.

2. zipMoney or Study Pay payment plans (as outlined above).

Other Information

Please read our Course Fees and Refund policy here.

Extension Request Fees

Should you require an extension on your study, the following applies:

Full Qualification
One Month $150
Six Months $300
Single Unit
One Month $50
Six Months $150

Assessment Re-Submission Fees

Should you be deemed not competent after 2 attempts at a unit of competency, an assessment re-submission fee of $50 will apply per assessment.

Re-Enrolment

Should you wish to cancel your course or your enrolment is cancelled by us due to no progress and you then wish to re-enrol, a re-enrolment fee of 25% of the standard course fee will apply if requested within 3 months of initial cancellation. If re-enrolment is requested within 4 – 12 months of initial cancellation, 50% of the standard course fee will apply.

Testimonial

“I just received my Diploma in the mail and I must say that I was pleasantly surprised with the folding cover it came in. I have received many qualifications in the past, but never one with such a nice presentation as this, at least never unsolicited. It just shows class on your part!

Please don’t change, its refreshing to see that someone still cares about the way they do things!”

Salvatore Gambacorta 

Certificate IV in Business
State Winner

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