BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

The nationally recognised BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management develops your skills so you can provide sound leadership and manage a team in different industries. Refine your leadership style and take your career to the next level with transferable leadership skills.

This qualification includes:

  • Learning to lead and manage a team in various environments
  • Learning to promote team cohesion
  • Skills to communicate effectively within the workplace
  • Learning to coordinate business operational plans
  • Learning to monitor operational performance

Employment opportunities with this qualification are:

  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • Line manager
  • Leading hand
  • Frontline leader

What will you achieve from completing this course?

  • A nationally recognised BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management 
  • The opportunity to take your career to the next level and develop your leadership style
  • The ability to communicate effectively as a workplace leader

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:

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course
  • Unique Student Identifier (can be arranged through SGSCC)
  • Pre-existing technology skills to access and navigate the internet and be able to create, open and save electronic files
  • Confidence to work independently 

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: 3 term course
  • Days: Thursday fortnightly, 6pm - 9pm
  • Units of Learning: 12
  • 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 Leadership and Management BSB40520.
  • Apply communication strategies in the workplace (BSBXCM401)
  • Lead and facilitate a team (BSBXTW401)
  • Lead team effectiveness (BSBLDR414)
  • Collaborate in creative processes (BSBCRT413)
  • Lead difficult conversations (BSBCMM412)
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas (BSBCRT412)
  • Demonstrate leadership in the workplace (BSBLDR411)
  • Lead effective workplace relationships (BSBLDR413)
  • Apply critical thinking to work practices (BSBCRT411)
  • Undertake project work (BSBPMG430)
  • Coordinate business operational plans (BSBOPS402)
  • Build and maintain business relationships (BSBTWK401)