BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

This course is designed for people who wish to work in an office environment. It will provide you with skills and knowledge to perform administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills such as critical thinking, work collaboration, relationship building, learning and development, and leadership.

This qualification includes:

Learning basic business skills such as:

  • Digital technologies
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Writing business documents
  • Communication in the workplace
  • Business resources
  • Business meetings
  • Project work
  • Human resources
  • Team development

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Record Keeping
  • Business Administration

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

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 at the beginning of week 1 of each school term
  • There is no training during school holidays
  • Students will be accepted into the class throughout the term
  • Private Facebook groups are used to share resources and learning
  • Resources are provided by SGSCC
  • WiFi is available

What resources do you need to study from home?

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

Course entry requirements:

  • Sufficient English Language, literacy and numeracy to complete the course
  • Digital Literacy to access computer/internet for training and assessment activities

Do you need to complete any work placement hours?

No, there are no work placement hours required.

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 will be required to competently complete assessment tasks for all 12 units of learning

Assessments are made up by a range of:

  • Case studies
  • Demonstration
  • Presentation
  • Questions & answers
  • Research report

To be deemed competent:

  • You 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

Delivery Overview:

  • Duration: 4 term course
  • Units of Learning: 12
  • Currently taking expressions of interest

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 Business BSB40120.
  • Support the learning and development of teams and individuals (BSBHRM413)
  • Write complex documents (BSBWRT411)
  • Coordinate business resources (BSBOPS401)
  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace (BSBXCM401)
  • Undertake project work (BSBPMG430)
  • Demonstrate leadership in the workplace (BSBLDR411)
  • Apply critical thinking to work practices (BSBCRT411)
  • Support human resources functions and processes (BSBHRM417)
  • Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment (BSBTEC404)
  • Build and maintain business relationships (BSBTWK401)
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs (BSBWHS411)
  • Organise business meetings (BSBOPS405)