BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

CRICOS Course Code: 103992J

Level 1, 158-160 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia.

The course duration is 52 weeks (40 weeks study period and 12 weeks term break) – Full time

*Duration may vary based on RPL and/or CT

* Work Placement: not applicable

Contact us on:  +61 3 9996 1986 /

Blended learning: 70% in campus (face-to-face) and 30% online learning

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Guide


This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They may also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of teams.

They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

You must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of enrolment.
  2. Satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent level of study in applicant’s home country
  3. English Proficiency:
    1. Minimum English level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; or
    2. IELTS band score of 5.0 and satisfactory completion of an Upper Intermediate ELICOS or EAL/EAP program of 10 weeks or up to 20 weeks; or
    3. Successful completion of a 5-year education/study in a English speaking country such as Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa or United Kingdom; or
    4. If you originate from a country that is *exempt from meeting the English Language requirements set by the DHA, successful completion of Tr4in Right’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test; or
    5. Within 2 years of application date, successful completion in Australia of:
      • a foundation course; or
      • a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education; or
      • a substantial part (at least 70%) of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework (refer to

    *IELTS or other equivalent English Proficiency test results older than 2 years are not accepted unless you have completed 2 years of study in Australia.

    *Assessment of overseas qualification against the AQF requirements may be referred to the equivalency table for each country.

    *For more information on exemption from meeting the English Language requirements (student visa assessment levels), refer to the Dept. of Home Affairs (

  4. Completion of Pre-Training Review
  5. Completion of an LLN Test
  6. Digital literacy (to use digital technologies to access information via internet and use of MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  7. Visa and Study rights in Australia: You must hold a relevant visa that allows you to study in Australia when you commence studies.

It is recommended that you have access to a PC or laptop with reliable internet connection and with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.  Alternately, these equipment and software are available for use at Tr4in Right’s campus.

Assessment may be both formative and summative and may include a combination of projects, assignments, written assessments, role plays, case studies and activities.

Further study pathways:
On successful completion of this qualification, students may undertake a range of Diploma level qualifications within the BSB Business Services Training Package or other Training Packages.

Examples of indicative job roles for students on successful completion of the qualification are:

  • Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Supervisor

Students may exit from the program at any point and be awarded a Statement of Attainment for any completed unit of competency

With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Credit Transfer (CT) we can help fill the gaps in your knowledge to upgrade your qualification(s) faster.

To attain the qualification, the following 12 units of competency must be completed:

Unit CodeUnit Name
Core Units
BSBLDR411Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR413Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS402Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXCM401Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
Elective Units
BSBLDR414Lead team effectiveness
BSBOPS403Apply business risk management processes
BSBCMM411Make presentations
BSBSUS411Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWHS411Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBPEF402Develop personal work priorities
BSBLDR412Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

The selection of elective units represents a reduced suite of elective unit options that have been selected and is being offered by Tr4in Right.

or Direct application, please contact us on:
Tel:  +61 3 9996 1986
Contact your Education Agent who will provide you with information you may require

Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?

Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career?