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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

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level 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 Structure

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 D


BSBWRT411 Write complex documents More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment More Information Training.gov Details
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs More Information Training.gov Details
Group A Elective - Self Development

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 D
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF502 Develop and use Emotional Intelligence 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, for the specialisation in Leadership, four (4) electives must be selected from Group B.

The achievement of a Leadership specialisation will be identified on testamurs as follows: BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Leadership)

BSBCMM411 Make presentations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments More Information Training.gov Details
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team More Information Training.gov Details
Group C Elective - 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, for the specialisation in Business Administration, four (4) electives must be selected from Group C.

The achievement of a Business Administration specialisation will be identified on testamurs as follows: BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Administration)

BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes More Information Training.gov Details
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
Group D Elective - Business Operations

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 D
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWRT411 - Write complex documents
2 BSBXCM401 - Apply communication strategies in the workplace
3 BSBTEC404 - Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
4 BSBTWK401 - Build and maintain business relationships
5 BSBCRT411 - Apply critical thinking to work practices
6 BSBWHS411 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
7 BSBPEF402 - Develop personal work priorities
8 BSBPEF502 - Develop and use Emotional Intelligence
9 BSBTEC402 - Design and produce complex spreadsheets
10 BSBTEC401 - Design and produce complex text documents
11 BSBOPS405 - Organise business meetings
12 BSBXTW401 - Lead and facilitate a team

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
BSBCMM411 Make presentations
BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes
BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

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 Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Online Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2023 Availabilities

Online Structure

Online
December: Full Time/Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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