BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

(CRICOS Code: 103967K)


Duration: 52 weeks 

Delivery Locations:


  • Parramatta Campus – Level-2, 25 George Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
  • Gold Coast Campus - Suite 102A, 9 Bay Street, Southport QLD 4215
  • Cairns Campus - Level 1 & 2, Palm Court, 34 Lake Street, Cairns QLD 4870

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
  • Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher
  • From 5.5 IELTS or equivalent to 6.0 IELTS or equivalent

In addition,

  • Should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Power Point)

Course Description

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 provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Target Group

Target group for this program will be international students who are 18 years and above, including mature aged clients who want to enter the industry at supervisor or team leader level. 

Recommended Pathways:

Pathways into the qualification:

Individuals may enter this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower-level qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Diploma qualification within the Business training package. 

Employment Pathways from the qualification:

Possible job title includes.

  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader


Training is based on face-to-face classroom delivery including interactive classroom teaching, and tutorials. Classes will be scheduled for minimum of 20 contact hours per week.


Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to; Written Questions, Project, Case Studies, Assignment, Demonstration / Observation and Role plays.

Course Credit 

Course Credit is the value assigned for the recognition of equivalence in content and learning outcomes between different types of learning and/or qualifications. Course Credit reduces the amount of learning required to achieve a qualification and may be through Credit Transfer (CT) and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.


Course Structure

 Core Units


  BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace

  BSBXTW401 - Lead and facilitate a team

  BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationship

  BSBOPS402 - Coordinate business operational plans

  BSBLDR411 - Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

 Elective Units


   BSBLDR412- Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

   BSBLDR414 - Lead team effectiveness

   BSBOPS403- Apply business risk management processes

   BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work priorities

   BSBPEF403 - Lead personal development

   BSBOPS405 - Organise business meetings

   BSBPMG430 - Undertake project work



Fees and Intake Dates

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