Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

This qualification is for individuals who will use well developed marketing and communication skills as well as being able to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. You will learn to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and provide leadership and guidance to others with limited responsibility for output.

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Administrator
  • Events and Marketing Coordinator

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB42415 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

What you need to know about this course:

  • New students are expected to attend a mandatory college orientation before course commencement. Orientation times and dates will be advised after enrolment
  • Classes commence week 1 of each school term
  • Students will be accepted into class throughout each term
  • You will need to plan for approximately 5-8 hours per week at home to complete assessment tasks
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • Student lounge available
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study?

  • A computer with internet access
  • Email access
  • Microsoft Office
  • Facebook account

Course entry requirements

  • There are no formal educational requirements for entry into this course
  • Complete an SGSCC English language, literacy and numeracy assessment to determine that the student has sufficient skills to successfully complete the course
  • Access to computer/internet
  • Facebook account for private class communication and access to learning resources (assistance creating an account can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Note taking materials
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Recognition for units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

  • No, this course offers a simulated learning environment with SGSCC

Will you need to sit for any exams?

  • No, this is a competency based course
  • Tell us then show us you understand and are able to implement the learning you have received
  • You are required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 12 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of?

  • Case studies
  • Demonstrations
  • Observations
  • Presentations
  • Questions & answers
  • Research reports

To be deemed competent:

  • Will receive clear assessment instructions
  • You must complete all assessments to a satisfactory standard, as set by your Trainer
  • These are assessed by your Trainer
  • Opportunities will be provided for Trainers to support students and to resubmit their assessments if required

When you have completed and been deemed competent you can:

  • Progress with SGSCC to the BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Course Fees and Payment Options:

  • $1,850 (maximum Smart and Skilled student fee)
  • $4,000 (fee for those who are ineligible for Smart and Skilled)
  • Pay in full or interest free monthly payment plan available
  • By cash, EFTPOS, Visa or MasterCard

Delivery Overview:

  • Duration: 3 term course
  • Days: Wednesday fortnightly 6pm-9pm
  • Units of Learning: 12
  • Requirements:
  • Monthly Intake: Yes

Eligibility for Subsided Training under the Smart & Skilled Training Program:

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled Training Program. To be eligible you must be

  • an Australian Citizen/Perm Resident/NZ citizen/humanitarian visa holder
  • aged 15 years or older, and
  • live or work in New South Wales, and
  • no longer be at school or equivalent

See Smart & Skilled page for further information.

Eligibility for “Skilling for Recovery” - Fee-Free nationally accredited training:

Skilling for Recovery is a NSW Government initiative to deliver JobTrainer funding in NSW. It provides free certificate, diploma and short course training to eligible applicants. If you meet the Smart & Skilled Program eligibility above and one of the following you could complete this course fee free:

  • Unemployed (with or without a benefit); or
  • At risk of unemployment; or
  • 17-24 years old (employed or not)

See Skilling for Recovery page for further information.

Time for you to enrol:

  • The WorkSkills team are available to take your enquiry or enrolment on 02 8543 7412 during business hours
  • At the Jannali Office Reception (Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm)

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication BSB42415.
  • Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies (BSBCUS401)
  • Promote products and services (BSBMKG413)
  • Apply digital solutions to work processes (BSBMGT407)
  • Write complex documents (BSBWRT401)
  • Report on financial activity (BSBFIA402)
  • Apply marketing communication across a convergent industry (BSBMKG417)
  • Make a presentation (BSBCMM401)
  • Conduct market research (BSBMKG408)
  • Lead effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR402)
  • Analyse consumer behaviour (BSBMKG419)
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas (BSBCRT401)
  • Develop and apply knowledge of marketing communication industry (BSBMKG418)