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Certificate IV in Leadership & Management

About the Course

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB40520) qualifies and equips you to lead and manage people with confidence and proficiency. These skills are used by professionals around the world who own their own business, manage a department, lead teams, and inspire others. In this course, we will teach you the fundamental skills that leaders and managers are using in almost every industry, including:

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Project work
  • Implementing operational plans
  • Customer service standards
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Team management
  • Empathy
  • Risk management

The knowledge and technical skills you learn in the BSB40520 course can be applied to countless roles in management and leadership throughout any industry.

Reasons for Studying

The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course will equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for a management and leadership position or role in a wide variety of industries. Some students take this course to increase their leadership capabilities while others use the course as a launchpad into a new role or promotion. Adding this formal qualification in leadership and management also improves students credibility and employability, elevating a resume upon completion.

By acquiring and applying leadership and management skills in an academic setting, students can be more confident when implementing them in a real-world work environment.

Entry Requirements:

Students enrolling into the national BSB40520 program must fall in line with the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old at the date of course commencement
  • Sufficient language, literacy, and numeracy skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
  • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail

Technology Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Monitor with at least 1024×768 screen resolution
  • Access to fast internet
  • A unique and personal email address
  • Headset (or speakers and microphone) and webcam
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) or similar software
  • Up-to-date web browser version.

Where Can This Course Take You:

Duration: Up to 12 months.

Delivery: Livestreamed classes. 2 workshops a week from 6 pm – 9 pm.

As this BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course elevates a student’s skills in leadership and management, it provides them with a multitude of opportunities for employment throughout any industry. Whether students are looking to work within a clerical or administration role, managerial roles, or something different, acquiring this nationally recognised qualification ensures individuals can manage, and lead a work team to a quality and appropriate standard.

Potential job roles that students can look at applying for upon completion also include:

  • Business manager
  • Human resource manager
  • Sales team manager
  • Clerical and administration
  • And many more

For students who have completed the course and wish to further their studies in leadership and management, consider our BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management course today!

Recognised Prior Learning

Did you start working in the industry without getting nationally accredited with this qualification? RPL is potentially the way to go.


Unit Code

Unit Description

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


Unit Code

Unit Description

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices
BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

Fees and Funding,

Please see below for our fee for service and funded pricing for our Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (BSB40520).

Fee for Service (FFS): $3,950

South Australia

WorkReady Funding

$500 (Non-concessional)
$375 (Concessional)

With all of Celtic Training’s courses, we can offer payment plans so you can start studying immediately to achieve your goals faster! For more information about funding or our pricing structure please click here.

Upcoming Start Dates

August 29, 2022
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
    August 29, 2022

September 26, 2022
  • Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
    September 26, 2022

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    Qualification Pathways

    • Diploma of Leadership & Management

    Ready to start your career in Leadership and Management?

    To learn more about or enrol in our BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management course, contact us online or give the Celtic Training team a call on (07) 5530 0910 to discuss the best option for you. For general queries and information, email us directly at enquiries@celtictraining.com.au.