BSB40520 - Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Are you wanting to get into a supervisor role? CQUni can help you get there. When you complete the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, you’ll have the confidence to manage people and resources to ensure timely business outcomes in a supervisory role.




12 - 24 Months




12 units


Possible career outcomes could lead to roles as a Supervisor, Coordinator, Team Leader, Office Manager.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They may also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of teams.

They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Standard Course Structure


12 - 24 Months

BSBLDR411Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR413Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBXCM401Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBOPS402Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
Elective Units - Group A
BSBSTR502Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBSTR401Promote innovation in team environments
BSBPEF402Develop personal work priorities
BSBLDR414Lead team effectiveness
BSBCRT411Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBLDR412Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBTWK401Build and maintain business relationships
Elective Units - Group B
BSBPEF401Manage personal health and wellbeing
BSBOPS405Organise business meetings
BSBPEF502Develop and use Emotional Intelligence


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2022 JanuaryOnline Available
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2022 MayOnline Available
2022 JuneOnline Available
2022 JulyOnline Available
2022 AugustOnline Available
2022 SeptemberOnline Available
2022 OctoberOnline Available
2022 NovemberOnline Available
2022 DecemberOnline Available
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other mandatory entry requirements for this qualification.

Possible career outcomes could lead to roles as a Supervisor, Coordinator, Team Leader, Office Manager.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$3,852.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$321.00 (2021)
JobTrainer$396.00 (2021)
JobTrainer fee per unit$33.00 (2021)
Fee for service$4,092.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$341.00 (2022)
JobTrainer$399.00 (2022)
JobTrainer fee per unit$33.25 (2022)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have been ranked among the best in the world for our teaching and learning, and are internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation’s best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation’s most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.

A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country and even internationally. We work hard to deliver the latest techniques in online study, and have even planned our physical sites to provide more services to our widespread online study cohort.

CQUniversity is truly focused on our students’ needs, and that means responding to what, how and where they want to study. It is why we are now Australia’s largest regional university, with more than 20 metropolitan and regional locations across five states, delivering TAFE and university qualifications in on-campus, online and supported online modes to more than 30 000 students.

CQUniversity’s strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

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