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BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business

Course Details

Course Summary

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.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $5,124.00 (2022)
$5,340.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit $427.00 (2022)
$445.00 (2023)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Career opportunities include: office administrator, project officer, team leader, personal assistant and business coordinator.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 6 core units
  2. Complete 6 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Online

12-18 months

  • Online
Core

Students must complete six (6) core units and six (6) elective units.

Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A

For the remaining four (4) elective units

  • up to four (4) units may be selected from Groups A to C
  • up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices More Information Training.gov Details
Group A Elective - Self Management

Students must complete six (6) core units and six (6) elective units.

Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A

For the remaining four (4) elective units

  • up to four (4) units may be selected from Groups A to C
  • up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBPEF502 Develop and use Emotional Intelligence More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
Group B Elective - Leadership

Students must complete six (6) core units and six (6) elective units.

Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A

For the remaining four (4) elective units

  • up to four (4) units may be selected from Groups A to C
  • up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
Group C Electives - Business Administration

Students must complete six (6) core units and six (6) elective units.

Two (2) electives must be selected from Group A

For the remaining four (4) elective units

  • up to four (4) units may be selected from Groups A to C
  • up to two (2) units may be selected from the unspecified electives list
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBPEF502 Develop and use Emotional Intelligence
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents
BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Project
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2021 Availabilities

Online

Online
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Online

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time

Domestic 2023 Availabilities

Online

Online
January: Full Time/Part Time
February: Full Time/Part Time
March: Full Time/Part Time
April: Full Time/Part Time
May: Full Time/Part Time
June: Full Time/Part Time
July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time
September: Full Time/Part Time
October: Full Time/Part Time
November: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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