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

The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business is designed to strengthen your business skills and knowledge to allow you to advance your career to the next level.

This qualification and training program will prepare you to work more independently and to operate in a supervisory or team leader role with confidence. It incorporates a range of key subjects that provide the foundations needed to effectively manage a team and workplace operations.

Along with general employability skills, this course aims to provide participants with a broad range of business skills, ranging from leadership and team development to business operations and planning.

Subjects include:

  • Leading yourself
  • Leading communications
  • Workplace collaboration
  • Leading business operations
  • Business documents
  • Critical thinking
  • Making presentations
  • Implement Work Health & Safety


Qualification Certificate IV Business
National course code BSB40120
RTO Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054
Recognition Nationally Recognised Certificate - meets AQF standards (What's this?)
Duration 12 months
Study mode Work-based

Who is this course for?

The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business can assist those working in roles that require broad business knowledge, in a wide range of fields including Administration, Customer Service,Finance, IT, Project Management, RecordKeeping and Risk Management.

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

The duration of this course is 12 months.To complete the course in this timeframe, you will need to attend each of the scheduled training sessions and complete self-paced study of approximately 10 hours per week, including workplace assessment activities. This is a guide only - the time taken to complete your course will depend on your level of already attained skills and knowledge.

Recognition of Prior Learning? (RPL)

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

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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,BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.This course is accredited under the AustralianQualifications Framework (AQF), Australian SkillsQuality Authority (ASQA).TheAustralian 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.TheAustralian Skills Quality Authority(ASQA)is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.

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


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
Student Fee
User choice - Traineeships $350 $0
Skilled Capital $350 $0

Skilled Capital is an ACT Government Training initiative, funded by the ACT and Australian Governments. For further information ,including eligibility requirements, please visit The Skilled Capital website page

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


Talk to a training advisor about your requirements

1300 772 724

BSB40120 Certificate IV Business