BSB40120 - Certificate IV in Business

Learn the essential skills to help you build a career in business.

The business sector is one of the largest general careers industries in the world. Fast-track your career with transferable skills you can apply in any business environment.

Learning Sphere
RTO Code 91718

Level up your resume with real world business skills

A Certificate IV in Business will teach you the essential skills you need to develop a solid career foundation in the business sector.
The course subjects give you an insight into real world application of those skills across a range of industries and will help you identify which areas of specialization you want to focus your career on.

The pathway to a career in business starts here

There is high demand for qualified and skilled business support staff throughout the Australian business sector across every industry. 

A Certificate IV in Business is the ideal first step on the business career ladder and can help open new doors to a range of career opportunities.

What you’ll learn

The BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business is for individuals to carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources.

Core subjects

  • BSBCRT411 – Apply critical thinking to workplace strategies
  • BSBTEC404 – Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
  • BSBTWK401 – Build and maintain business relationships
  • BSBWHS411 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
  • BSBWRT411 – Write complex documents
  • BSBXCM401 – Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Elective subjects

  • BSBPEF401 – Manage personal health and wellbeing
  • BSBPEF402 – Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBPEF403 – Lead personal development
  • BSBPEF502 – Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBXTW401 – Lead and facilitate a team
  • BSBPMG430 – Undertake project work

Elective Units are subject to change based on client / learner requirements.

Career opportunities

  • Administration Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • General Clerk
  • Junior Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Word Processor
  • Administrator
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Project Officer
  • Sales Account Assistant
  • Sales Agent
  • Team Leader (Contact Centre)
Graduates of this course achieve excellent career outcomes.
of graduates were satisfied with their training
of graduates enjoy improved work status such as higher skilled work or higher pay
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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

Study with one of Australia’s most successful RTO’s.

Course Duration: Approximately 12 months
Delivery Mode Options: Classroom | Online (real time) classroom | Online | Workplace | Combination of above | Traineeship.

Entry Requirements:  There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Language, Literacy & Numeracy: Learning Sphere require all applicants to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) quiz prior to final enrolment. Where outcomes indicate additional support is required, we will collaborate with individuals to create a Learning Support Plan.

Learners are expected to have a medium to high level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy ability.

Physical Requirements: There are no specific physical tasks related to this job role.