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Overview

Increase performance, enhance your professional reputation and boost your career prospects with a Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Designed for aspiring team leaders or frontline managers, Certificate IV in Leadership and Management offers a broad range of knowledge and skills, ranging from leadership and team development to business operations and innovation.

This qualification and training program provide participants with practical hands-on experiences in the application of skills and knowledge required of frontline leaders. It incorporates a range of key subjects that provide the foundations needed to provide leadership, guidance and support to others and apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems.

A major focus of the qualification is the development of analytical skills to analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources in order to make informed operational decisions.


Details

Qualification Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
National course code BSB40520
RTO Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054
Recognition Nationally Recognised Certificate - meets AQF standards (What's this?)
Duration 12 months
Study mode Work-based


Skills developed

This course aims to provide participants with foundational leadership and management skills needed to operate as a supervisor, workplace coordinator or team leader role in a wide range of industries.


Who is this course for?

The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is ideal for individuals seeking to further develop their leadership skills, and who may be already operating in the role of team leader, supervisor or workplace coordinator.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Some states and territories have specified entry requirements for participants accessing subsidised training.

To identify the specific entry requirements for your state or territory and determine if subsidised training is available, please contact Allara Learning on 1300 772 724.

Education entry requirements
There are no education entry requirements for this qualification.

English language requirements
In order to successfully enrol in this course, you must have a level of proficiency in written English, allowing you to engage in the course materials and content and ensuring you can undertake the variety of assessments.

Physical requirements
No physical requirements apply to this course.


What types of assessments are used in this course?

During the course, you will undertake a wide range of assessment activities including:

  • Formative assessments contained in interactive micro learning modules
    • Knowledge tests that include:
    • Multiple choice questions
    • Matching answers
    • Short answer questions
    • Extended text responses
  • Case studies
  • Workplace projects, assignments and presentations
  • Portfolios of completed workplace tasks

Course duration

This course aims to provide participants with

  • sound leadership skills at a middle management level including;
  • Self-awareness and personal development
  • Relationship building and people management
  • Effective communication methods and strategies
  • Implementation of operational standards, processes and procedures
  • Business operations and project coordination
  • Mentoring in the workplace
  • Leading and promoting workplace innovation
  • Delivering workplace learning opportunities

Recognition of Prior Learning? (RPL)

Yes, skills and qualifications you already have may count towards your qualification.

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Pathways into the qualification

BSB30115 Certificate III in Business or other relevant qualifications

OR

with vocational experience in a supervisory role but no formal qualification


Pathways from the qualification

After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake a range of higher-level qualifications including:

  • BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • BSB50120 Diploma of Business

What support services are available?

Whilst undertaking training with Allara Learning, you will be provided access to a range of support services including:

  • Academic and learning support
  • Language, literacy and numeracy support
  • External support and counselling services
  • Peer networks

For more information please see the Allara Learning Participant Handbook.

We recommend that you read the Allara Learning Participant Handbook prior to enrolling with us.


What are the outcomes?

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a nationally recognised qualification, BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management. This course is accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is Australia’s national quality assured framework of qualifications in the school, vocational education and training and higher education sectors. It is approved by all Australian governments. All AQF qualifications are quality assured through government accreditation processes. Education providers that issue AQF qualifications have been authorised to do so under law.

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.


What are the course requirements?

English Language

In order to successfully enrol in this course, you must have a level of proficiency in written English, allowing you to engage in the course materials and content and ensuring you can undertake the variety of assessments.


How is the course delivered?

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach of face-to-face workshop training and on-the-job work experiences.

Allara Learning conducts workshop training in your workplace on a 4-weekly cycle where you will participate in a range of training and assessment activities.

The Allara Learning Facilitator will also provide you with a range of workplace activities to complete in between each face-to-face workshop training session.

Course plan

The BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management has a total of 12 units of competency delivered across 6 subjects:

Lead yourself

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to take responsibility of your personal development in the workplace. This includes the ability to prioritise work tasks, monitor decision making processes, and obtain and implement feedback on personal work performance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks. It also addresses the skills and knowledge to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work perform

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for conscious decision -making processes to contribute to own personal development in the workplace.

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Lead communications

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively as a workplace leader, including understanding the context, choosing suitable methods of communication depending on the audience, and following up.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively as a workplace leader, including understanding the context, choosing methods of communication to suit the audience, and following up.

This unit applies to managers, supervisors and team leaders required to communicate with other persons within the workplace.

Communication skills cover a range of methods and contexts within principally structured environments.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to facilitate and apply communication strategies in the workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the communication skills required for supervisor level workers with responsibility for other workers.

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Lead relationships

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to promote team cohesion and lead effective teams and individuals, by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation’s standards and values. This includes the ability to motivate, mentor, coach and develop the team, and form the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams and individuals by modelling high standards of conduct to reflect the organisation’s standards and values.

The unit applies to individuals who are making the transition from being a team member to taking responsibility for the work and performance of others and providing the first level of leadership within the organisation. These leaders have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise.

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This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to use leadership to promote team cohesion. It includes motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing the team and forming the bridge between the management of the organisation and team members.

The unit applies to team leaders, supervisors and new or emerging managers where leadership plays a role in developing and maintaining effective workplace relationships. It applies in any industry or community context. At this level work will normally be carried out within routine and non-routine methods and procedures, which require planning, evaluation, leadership and guidance of others.

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Lead a team

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate the performance of a team in a workplace, and to develop team cohesion.

This unit describes the skills, knowledge and outcomes required to lead the performance of a team and to develop team cohesion.

The unit applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams. Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must ‘manage up’ as well as manage their team/s.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and facilitate a team in a workplace within any industry.

This unit has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for team leader or supervisor level (depending on organisational structure) workers with responsibility for others or teams.

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Innovation and project management

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to facilitate innovation and manage projects in the workplace. This includes the ability to identify and implement ways to promote innovation within team environments, develop project plans, administer and monitor projects, finalise projects and review project performance.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and implement ways of promoting innovation within team environments in the workplace.

The unit applies to individuals who are team participants or team leaders responsible for playing a proactive role in demonstrating innovation in a formal or informal team environment.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a minor project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

The unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

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Fees


Subsidised Prices

Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054

Student Fee
Traineeship $0
Concession $0
Subsidised (First Qualification) $1,580
Subsidised (Second or Further Qualification) $1,850

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

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Are you eligible for NSW government subsidised training under Smart and Skilled?
For information about eligibility, please visit Smart and Skilled - Are You Eligible?

Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054

Program Student Fee
(Non-concessional)
Student Fee
(Concessional)
User choice - Traineeships $350 $0

User Choice is an ACT Government training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments. For further information, including eligibility requirements, please visit The Australian Apprenticeships (User Choice) website page

Non-subsidised Prices

Full Fee* $4,000

* Accreditation: Tactical Training Group - RTO 91054

CONTACT US

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BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management