Certificate IV in Business


This qualification is suited to those working as administrators and project officers. In this role, individuals 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. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job roles:

Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:

  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Project Officer
  • Sales Account Assistant
  • Sales Agent
  • Team Leader (Contact Centre)

Course structure

Packaging rules:

​Total number of units = 10

  • 1 core unit  plus
  • 9 elective units, of which:
  • 5 elective units must be selected from the listed elective units.
  • 4 elective units may be selected from the listed elective units, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not a listed elective, 1 unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma qualification.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Sample Training Plan:

Below is a sample unit list.

Core Unit

  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Elective Units

  • BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBREL401 Establish networks
  • BSBFIA412 Report on financial activity
  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
  • BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

Course Code:

Certificate IV

Delivery mode:
New Entrant Traineeship
Fee for Service

Course Fees: 
New traineeships commencing from 1 January 2020 are fully subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.

For traineeships commenced prior to 1 January 2020, student fees are capped at $1,000 with the remaining qualification price subsidised under NSW Smart and Skilled.

For Fee for Service, contact us for a quote.