BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business


This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as administrators or project officers in their chosen industry.

As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level may provide leadership, guidance and support to others.

Persons working at this level are required to have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Individuals 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.

Although there are no barriers to entry based on age (other than post school students over 18), gender, social or educational background. Potential students will:

  • Students are required to bring their laptop or tablet to participate in this course.
  • Be technology savvy to undertake the practical application of the online learning and assessment.

Have foundation skills at a minimum of Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 3 listed

  • Prior to enrolment in the Certificate IV in Business applicants, Applicant must provide evidence showing:
    • 18 year of age on enrolment date
    • Proof of Australian citizenship/permanent residency and age
    • Satisfactory LLN levels – at least Year 10 English and Maths
    • Basic computer skills
    • Record of any previous studies
    • Year 10*, equivalent or higher

    *Determination of equivalency can be made via the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/vce/vcerecognition/equiquals/equiv-yr11.aspx

Tuition Fees Enrolment Fee Resource Fee
$6000 $200 $300

Please contact our friendly Student Support Officers and/or Authorised Education Agents for next intake dates.

The duration of the program is 34 weeks broken down into 30 weeks of delivery, and 4 weeks of holidays.

30 weeks of training delivery (13 hours per week over 2 days) and structured tutorial sessions (7 hours per week) plus 12 hours per week of self-paced activities and completing the assessments.

The BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business involves classroom-based learning, trainer supported tutorials, self-paced activities and assessment. Students attend scheduled structured training for a minimum 20 hours per week.

Students dedicate 12 hours per week to home study where they complete research, work through student guides and read the relevant chapters of their textbook and finalise assessments.

Students will need to complete the below units to achieve the full Qualification.

Unit Code Unit Title
BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
BSBREL401 Establish networks
BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
BSBWOR403 Manage stress in the workplace
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

Graduates of this qualification will be equipped with a broad skill set that can be applied to a variety of administrator roles, including but not limited to:

  • Client administrator
  • Administration coordinator
  • Personal/executive assistant
  • Project officer

Graduates completing the Certificate IV in Business may wish to extend their learning through further education.

  • Diploma of Business
  • Diploma of Leadership and Management

Recognition of Prior Learning is available. Melbourne Metropolitan College offers students the opportunity to apply for RPL during the enrollment or after orientation.

Melbourne Metropolitan College has a streamlined RPL process to support the student to make a self-assessment of their skills, in preparation for an interview with an assessor. RPL may reduce the course duration.

Learners may apply for credit transfer. If a learner has successfully completed unit/s that have identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications, then upon successful application, learner will be granted Credit Transfer of the unit/s and are not required to enrol or undertake the unit.

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