BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

A Certificate IV in Leadership and Management will set you on the right path to excel in leadership roles across a wide range of organisations and industries in businesses large or small.

If you have a passion for people and want to develop your communication skills, skill yourself with the latest leadership trends, learn how to develop and implement business and operational plans, and build your networks for success…then this is the qualification for you!

  • This qualification will help progress your career to the next level. Learn transferable leadership skills, which will take you from team member to manager.
  • You will learn a broad set of management skills, which can be used in many industries, allowing you to expand your career opportunities.
  • Electives in this qualification have been selected to meet current industry demand. This means that you will graduate with a skill-set highly valued by employers.
  • This qualification may serve as a path into further study, including advancing to the BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management 

During your studies you will learn how to:

  • Lead and manage a team in various environments
  • Promote team cohesion
  • Communicate effectively within the workplace as a workplace leader
  • Demonstrate leadership through your own behaviour and high standards of conduct

Career Prospects

  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Frontline Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Office Managers


  • There is a range of criteria applicable to qualification fees. Some students may be eligible for fully subsidised training and fee concessions or fee exemptions. (Eligibility Checker)
  • If you are not eligible for Smart and Skilled funding the fee for this qualification is $6,000 payment options available:
    • Fees for service qualifications or
    • Pay in full
    • Pay your qualification fee via a flexible tailored payment plan using our Vet Student Loans

Qualification Overview

  • Asset 13


    Duration: Workplace Traineeships up to 18 months and Classroom Based 40 weeks

  • Asset 14

    Qualification Delivery

    Qualification Delivery: Online, Workplace or Classroom based


Core Units:

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

Elective Units

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas

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