BSB40215 – Certificate IV in Business (CRICOS Course Code: 088760K)

Course Description

The Certificate IV in Business qualification helps you to gain practical skills and enhance knowledge and to be more effective in current or future role. You will learn to develop work priorities, develop teams and individuals, coordinate customer service strategies, monitor a safe workplace, promote innovation and change, produce complex business documents, administer projects, promote the business, undertake business planning and implement effective workplace relationships. It suits the people in a supervisory, management or business/project management role who wish to develop, strengthen and expand their skills as a business manager or potential business manager.

Course Fee

Application FeeMaterial FeeTuition Fee
$250$350For overseas students: $4800

For domestic students: $3000

        Easy, affordable and flexible payment options are available.

Course Prerequisites and English Language Requirements

Course Prerequisites

  •   We accept under 18 students.
  •  Completion of high school studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 schooling OR
  •  Completion of secondary school/ A level education overseas OR
  •  Completion of BSB30115 – Certificate III in Business or other related area OR
  •  Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in business or sales as per AQF requirements.

English Language Requirements  (for international students only)

  • IELTS Test Score of 5.5 OR
  • TOEFL (iBT) Test Score of 46 OR
  • PTE Academic Test Score of 42 OR
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Test Score of 47 OR
  • OET Pass Grade OR
  • TOEFL (PBT) Test Score of 527 (only if IELTS is not available) OR
  • You are an international student currently studying in Australia and have studied for a period of 6 months or more at Certificate III level or above.

Units of Comptency


Unit CodeUnit NameElective/Core
BSBWHS401Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirementsCore
BSBCUS401Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesElective
BSBCUS402Address customer needsElective
BSBCMM401Make a presentationElective
BSBINN301Promote innovation in a team environmentElective
BSBLED401Develop teams and individualsElective
BSBMKG413Promote products and servicesElective
BSBMKG418Develop and apply knowledge of marketing communication industryElective
BSBRSK401Identify risk and apply risk management processesElective
BSBADM405Organise meetingsElective

Intake Dates

Dates 2019: 14-JAN-2019, 15-APR-2019, 15-Jul-2019, 14-OCT-2019

Duration - Study Mode - Online Learning

The duration of the course is 26 weeks including 6 weeks holidays.
All international students must complete scheduled 20 hours of training per week.

Study Mode
The delivery method for this course is face-to-face classroom-based learning. Students have 20 contact hours per week, for a total of 400 contact hours. Additionally, an estimated 206 hours of self-paced study for reading learner guides, research of subject learning material, completing learner guide activities and assessment tasks / activities is required.

Online Learning
Students must attend class regularly as the course is delivered face-to-face in classroom. Australian Technical College Western Australia (Australian Technical College) strictly monitors the attendance and course progress. As part of training, learning materials are provided through online medium of IBSA. Online learning will not exceed one-third of the course online.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Nationally Recognized Training qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) are recognized at Australian Technical College. Student may apply for Credit Transfer or RPL before enrollment. To get credit, students must submit all documentary evidences along with their application.

Simulation Environment

Australian Technical College’s learning program includes Simulation which involves the student to complete or deal with a task, activity or problem in an off-the-job situation that replicates the workplace context. Both the practice and assessment tasks create an environment that requires the student to use both generic skills (decision making/problem solving) and technical skills relevant to each unit.

Transfer student requirements

A student transferring from other education provider must have completed first six months of their principal course of study before transferring to Australian Technical College. The student must provide the relevant documents as per Australian Technical College’S Transfer Students – Documents Checklist along with Application Form. They must also read and sign the Information Provided to Students Before Enrolment – Checklist.

If the transferring overseas student already has a student visa and want to change their main course of study to a lower Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level course, they will need to apply for and be granted a new student visa.

Please refer to Department of Home Affairs web site regarding changing courses.

Please refer to ESOS student fact sheet to know the responsibilities of an international student.

Please refer to our web site for more information on transfer students requirements.

Assessments and Awards Requirements


Australian Technical College adopts a number of assessment tools. All students should demonstrate competency through each of the assessment tool. In general, the following assessment tools apply for this course:

• Projects
• Role plays
• Tests and assignments
• Portfolios

Awards Requirements 

To be eligible for Certificate IV in Business, students should complete all the units. Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive a statement of attainment for that unit.

Study Pathway and Career Opportunities

Preferred pathways for candidates considering this qualification include: A successful completion of all subjects in the BSB40215 – Certificate IV in Business, in conjunction with the BSB50215 – Diploma of Business, you may seek entry into higher education. Learners may complete individual units of competency and receive statement of attainment. Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

• Customer Service Advisorf
• Student Services Officer
• Administration Officer
• Project Officer


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