Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

General Description: 

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 provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team.

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

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Career Opportunities: 
  • Team leader
  • Supervisor
  • Front line Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Course Duration: 

    Typically this program will take between 0.5 months -2 years to complete, according to a person's circumstances and the mode of study which you pick. For instance, if you do this training course online and consistently allocate time and energy to complete the activities and assignments every week you would possibly complete the course well before schedule.

    Method of Study: 

    In-class study provides a structured studying experience and conventional face-to-face contact with your trainers, tutors, lecturers and peers. Online, Correspondence and Distance Education training courses give you the ability to study from just about anywhere, at any time when! This is great should you need flexibility and aren't able to commit to taking part in regular classroom sessions. You have the ability to study at your own tempo and finish your study course based on your own agenda. Contact us today to confirm which study technique may perhaps suit you best.

    Course Category: 

    This course belongs within the Business, Management & Finance class of training courses. Business and commerce is the study of the principles along with practice associated with planning, directing, organising, motivating and co-ordinating the human and material resources of private and public organizations and institutions. It features the merchandising and supply of goods and services plus personal development. The main objective of this valuable area of education and learning is to develop knowledge of the theory and practice of making decisions and also policy development, organisational development, planning, fiscal management, in addition to the marketing and selling of goods and services. Some of the programs included in this category include: Accounting, Business, Management, Sales and Marketing, Office Studies, Banking, Finance and Commerce to name a few.


    There are no formal prerequisites for this qualification.

    Recognition of Prior Learning: 

    Recognition is available (on application) to students with prior skills, experience, knowledge or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, in a related area. Recognition may reduce the duration of your studies. To apply for RPL, please contact us today at to obtain a RPL Kit and submit documentation in portfolio form for evaluation by AusCHS assessors(Subjective to evidence provide, mapped and assessed against the required unit/s of competency)


    Competency determination is made after all relevant evidence is gathered. AusCHS is receptive to evidence gathered from a variety of sources including our own assessment processes. AusCHS assessment processes include:

    • Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer
    • Written/Oral Questions
    • Written reports/Portfolio Assessments
    • Scenarios
    • Role Plays
    • Projects

    Students can continue to further training by completing the;

    BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management with AUSCHS


    Total number of units = 12

  • 4 core units plus
  • 8 elective units, of which:
  • 4 units must be from Group A
  • up to 4 units may be additional units selected from Group A
  • up to 4 units may be selected from Group B
  • if not listed below, 1 unit may be from any currently endorsed Training Package at Certificate IV level or above OR any accredited course at Certificate IV level.

    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.

    Core Units

    BSBLDR401 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

    BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

    BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

    BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan

    Elective Units

    Group A

    BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

    BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

    BSBLDR404 Lead a diverse workforce

    BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

    BSBREL402 Build client relationships and business networks

    BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

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

    BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities

    TAEDEL404A Mentor in the workplace

    Group B

    BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

    BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

    BSBCOM406 Conduct work within a compliance framework

    BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas

    BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

    BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

    BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards

    BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system

    BSBINT401 Research international business opportunities

    BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright

    BSBIPR403 Protect and use brands and business identity

    BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals

    BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace

    BSBMGT404 Lead and facilitate off-site staff

    BSBMGT407 Apply digital solutions to work processes

    BSBMKG413 Promote products and services

    BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

    BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information

    BSBSUS301 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

  • Course Fees: 

    Smart and Skilled Student Fees (Only for NSW residents)

    The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 600 888 for further information and advice.

    First qualification- $1570

    Second qualification- $1830

    Concession- $240

    Exemption- $0

    Trainees: from 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

    The fees indicated above are based on students being approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake a AUSCHS's Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment.

    Fee For Service - $5650
    Payment Plans Available**
    **conditions apply