Course Information

BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Course Description
This course is for personnel 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.

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of 12 units of competency ( Units ).

The 12 Units are made up of 5 Core Units plus 7 Elective Units.

The standard course offered by Group 314 includes the following Units.

Core Units

  • BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
  • BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
  • BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans
  • BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

Elective Units

  • BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  • BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
  • BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

Other elective combinations are possible. Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Nationally Recognised Training ( NRT ) under the Australian Quality Training Framework ( AQTF ).

Certification Type

Course Fee
$3,250 ex GST (per enrolment)

Course fees will vary depending on the amount of RPL or Credit Transfer available. Please contact Group 314 to discuss your individual circumstances to develop a custom training plan.

No more than $1,500 ex GST will be charged upon enrolment for private (non-corporate) enrolments.

Entry Requirements
Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of enrolment.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Have very good language, literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Have Microsoft Office (or equivalent) including Word, Excel and Powerpoint and the ability to use these programs.
  • Complete a Pre-course Evaluation to determine suitability for the course.
  • Have recent and credible business / industry experience.
  • Have access to an operational work environment for the completion of assessment tasks.
  • Have access to workplace policies and procedures.

50 days over a period of up to 12 months.

Some students may be able to complete the course in less time through demonstrated prior learning or credit transfer.

Refer to the Group 314 Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy for more information.

Training Strategy
The course is predominantly conducted via distance and e-learning where students will complete a variety of activities, questions and assignments.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Successful RPL applications may result in variations to the duration and cost of the course.

Refer to the Group 314 RPL Policy Click here for more information.

Credit Transfer

Successful Credit Transfer applications may result in variations to the duration and cost of the course.

Refer to the Group 314 Credit Transfer Policy Click here for more information.

Assessment Strategy
The assessment tasks that must be completed for this course are:

  • Knowledge Assessments (written).
  • Assignments (written).
  • Competency Observations (scenarios).

Students will participate in a range of realistic scenarios.


More About This Course
More information about this course is available on the Australian Government Training website Click here

More information about Group 314, including company policies and other general student information, is available at Click here

If you would like to discuss this course with a Group 314 representative, please email or phone 1300 448 779.

Please email or phone 1300 448 779 to enrol.

Why study with us

  • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
  • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
  • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
  • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
  • We will help as much as we can.
  • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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