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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.


Skills developed

This course aims to provide participants with sound business industry sector skills at a middle management level including:

  • Effective communications and relationship building
  • Implementation of operational standards, processes and procedures
  • Conducting recruitment and induction of new staff
  • Mentoring in the workplace
  • Delivering workplace learning opportunities

Details

Qualification Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (Online)
National course code BSB42015
Accreditation Tactical Training Group
Recognition Nationally Recognised Certificate - meets AQF standards (What's this?)
Duration Self-paced. Approx. 1 year. Maximum 2 years.
Study mode Online
Start date Enrol anytime

Course plan

The BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management has a total of 12 units of competency delivered across 4 subjects.

Business Operations and innovation

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan including; monitoring and adjusting operational performance, planning and acquiring resources, providing reports on performance as required, implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes and develop, administer and monitor project plans.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the operational plan by monitoring and adjusting operational performance, planning and acquiring resources and providing reports on performance as required.

It applies to individuals who plan activities to achieve the measurable, stated objectives of the team and the organisation. 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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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement the organisation’s continuous improvement systems and processes. It covers using systems and strategies to actively encourage the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reviewing performance, and identifying opportunities for further improvements.

It applies to managers who have an active role in implementing the continuous improvement process to achieve the organisation’s objectives. Their position is closely associated with the creation and delivery of products and services which means that they have an important role in influencing the ongoing development of the organisation.

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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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team.

It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment. The individual may be a team participant or a team leader. Teams may be formal or informal and may comprise a range of personnel.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward 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.

This 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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Leadership and building teams

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to operate as a front line leader and effectively communicate with people, build workplace relationships and develop a cohesive team environment.

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.

It 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 managers have a strong influence on the work culture, values and ethics of the teams they supervise.

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People development

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to determine individual and team development needs and to facilitate the development of a workgroup and to establish and develop a professional mentoring relationship with individuals in a workplace.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine individual and team development needs and to facilitate the development of the workgroup.

It applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of learning and development who apply their skills in addressing development needs to meet team objectives. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of tasks to others.

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This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and develop a professional mentoring relationship with an individual in a workplace.

It applies to workplace supervisors or other work colleagues who work under limited supervision and who have responsibility for mentoring one or more individuals in the workplace. This may include, but is not limited to, those who mentor an apprentice or trainee employed by, or undertaking a work placement within, an organisation.

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Recruit and induct

Learn and develop the skills and knowledge required to manage all aspects of recruitment selection and induction processes in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

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Who is this course for?

The target participant for the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is individuals seeking to further develop their leadership skills and who may be already operating in the role of team leader, supervisor and or workplace coordinator.


What are the 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 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
    • True/false questions
    • Matching answers
    • Short answer questions
    • Extended text responses
  • Case studies
  • Workplace projects, assignments and presentations
  • Portfolios of completed workplace tasks

What is the duration of the course?

The duration for the course is 12 months. To complete the course in this timeframe, we attend each of the scheduled webinars and complete self-paced of approximately 20 hours per week. This is a guide only - the time taken to complete your course will depend on your level of already attained skills and knowledge.


Can I get Recognition of Prior Learning? (RPL)

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

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What are the pathways from the qualification?

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


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, BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

This course is accredited under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQF), Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

The Australian Quality Training Framework (AQF) is the national set of standards which assures nationally consistent, high-quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system.

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


How is the course delivered?

This is a 100 percent online learning course with integration of realistic work activities and projects.

This means that you will complete your knowledge and skills development through E-Learning.

You will be required to participate in a series of interactive group Webinars and complete a range of E-Learning tasks including:

  • Micro interactive learning modules
  • Case studies
  • Role plays and simulated group activities
  • Workplace orientated projects

Through Allara Learning’s online learning platform you will be able to:

  • Participate in live webinars
  • Access your learning materials and assessment
  • Undertake, complete and upload assessments
  • Engage with trainers and assessors
  • Network with your peers through online
  • student forums
  • Receive feedback on your assessments from the assessor
  • Access a wide range of support materials and resources in the file repository

The course has a total of 24 individual webinars of approximately 1 hour in length for you to attend. Webinars are offered on a weekly basis to provide you with ready access to learning at a time convenient to you.

What are the computer requirements?

In order to attend the webinar sessions, you will need to have access to a computer, tablet or smart phone device with internet access. You will require a computer to complete the E-Learning formative learning and summative assessment tasks. Some assessment tasks and projects will require access to a printer and scanner.

A minimum standard device should:

  • Run a modern operating system
  • Connect to the internet
  • Run a modern browser
  • Run programs to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, such as Microsoft office or equivalent
  • Enable the use of a web camera and headset.


Computing skill requirements

To successfully complete this course, participants will need to have a range of basic and some advanced computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing advanced designed Office documents
  • Accessing and searching the internet
  • Downloading and saving documents from various websites
  • Compressing and uploading documents, images and videos through websites Computer equipment
  • Run a modern browser
  • Run programs to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations, such as Microsoft office or equivalent
  • Enable the use of a web camera and headset.

Fees


Subsidised Prices

Accreditation: Tactical Training Group - RTO 9105 (What's this?)

Student Fee
Traineeship $0
Concession $240
Subsidised (First Qualification) $1,580
Subsidised (Second or Further Qualification) $1,850

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Am I eligible for subsidised training?

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ACT subsidised training

Program Student Fee
(Non-concessional)
Student Fee
(Concessional)
Traineeships $350 $0
Apprenticeships (First Year) $350 $0
Apprenticeships (Each subsequent year) $600 $0

Non-subsidised Prices

Full Fee* $4,000

* Accreditation: Tactical Training Group - RTO 91054

Employer incentives

Your investment in skilling your staff through training may also bring with it a number of State and Australian Government financial incentives.

Financial incentives you may be eligible for include:

  • Australian Government standard Commencement and Completion Incentives ranging from $750
    to over $4,000
  • Training award pay rates (if required)
  • Exemption or rebates from payroll tax (where applicable)
  • Exemption of apprentice’s wages from workers compensation premium calculations (NSW apprentices)
  • Extra incentives to assist in the employment of under-represented groups such as
  • Apprentices or trainees with a disability, mature age, school-based and Indigenous
    Australians
  • A number of extra incentives which are available for certain areas or qualifications

Note Incentives are dependent on meeting eligibility criteria.

Contact Allara Leaning on 1300 772 724 to discuss your eligibility for incentives.

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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management (Online)