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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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    Online delivery
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    8 to 12 months, self-paced
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    Award issued by Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054


The modern workforce is changing rapidly, posing unique challenges for leaders and organisations alike. With constant distractions, the rise of social media, and the growing popularity of hybrid and remote working, running and leading a team has become more challenging than ever.

Allara Learning understands these shifts and offers a tailored solution for modern aspiring leaders. 

Our goal is to help you gain practical skills, knowledge, and a nationally recognised qualification BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management through a self-paced, highly interactive and engaging online course. 

Delivered 100% online, this is a self-paced course in which you will develop your skills and knowledge through immersive eLearning modules, interactive facilitator led webinars, online activities, case studies, quizzes, and a range of work-based or simulated projects.

A highlight of the course is the interactive facilitator led sessions, providing you an opportunity to explore the individual subjects at a deeper level and gain just-in time insights directly from our highly-skilled facilitators and your student peers.

Take the next step in your leadership career with our flexible online course that allows you to continue with your current role while you study.

Who is this course for?

If you have a desire to inspire and guide others, whether in a team setting or within an organisation, this program is made for you. It’s ideal for those seeking to enhance their leadership abilities, build strong teams, and drive positive change within any industry.

This nationally recognised qualification will build on your existing knowledge, giving you specialised skills to build your emotional intelligence and the emotional intelligence of others, nurture and grow a high performing team, implement your organisation's operational plans, critically review business processes, undertake change management, and be the leader your team need you to be. 

With this powerful combination of skills and knowledge, and a nationally recognised qualification, you'll be ready to confidently navigate the ever-changing business landscape. Whether you aspire to be an entrepreneur or explore new opportunities in your current job, the choice is yours.

Course plan

'Lead Yourself' provides a comprehensive overview of how interpersonal strengths and self-leadership drives performance.

Gain insights into your own leadership strengths and those of others, exploring the concept of emotional intelligence to build understanding and improve your emotional reactions for greater success. 

Discover how to create effective schedules that prioritise your well-being and work tasks allowing you to become a better leader.

Units of competency addressed:

'Lead Communications' will equip you with skills and effective techniques to enhance your leadership communication skills and create meaningful connections with your team.

Learn to understand your audience and adapt your communication methods and mediums accordingly.

Discover strategies for having difficult conversations and understand inclusive communication to engage diverse groups of people. 

Units of competency addressed:

'Lead a Team' empowers you to demonstrate effective leadership in the workplace and will elevate your leadership abilities to guide your team to success.

Dive into leadership theories and styles, gain insights into how to adapt your approach to various situations and nurture a positive organisational culture.

Discover strategies that will drive performance and aid your team in achieving set objectives and exceed their KPIs.

Units of competency addressed:

'Lead Business Operations' focusses on the skills, knowledge and tools needed to lead a successful business unit and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

Apply critical thinking to making informed decisions, solve complex problems, and implement strategies that align with organisational goals.

Explore the principles of continuous improvement, discovering how to enhance processes and drive operational excellence.

Units of competency addressed:

Learning outcomes

This course aims to provide participants with the fundamental skills needed to be an effective workplace leader.

  • Recognise how your emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills influence your leadership style.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to plan and prioritise own work tasks – this includes how to monitor and obtain feedback on personal work performance.
  • Identify how to facilitate and apply communication strategies in the workplace within any industry - including understanding the context, choosing methods of communication to suit the audience, and following up.
  • Understand how to motivate, mentor, coach and develop the team, closing the gap between management of the organisation and team members.
  • Apply and implement operational plans by planning and acquiring resources, monitoring and adjusting operational performance and providing reports on performance.
  • Develop solutions to workplace problems through application of critical thinking.

National recognition

Upon successful completion of the training and assessment, you will receive the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management qualification. This qualification holds national recognition and is valued by industry and educational institutions, both in Australia and globally.

Meet our team

James Richards
James Richards
National General Manager


Rosie Wilson
Rosie Wilson
Head of Training


Tamara Quader
Tamara Quader
Head of Learning Design


What our clients are saying

“These leadership courses are absolutely invaluable. The training that Allara Learning has provided has been absolutely fantastic.”
John Jansen
Group Functions Manager | DOOLEYS
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“The whole course has been a really enjoyable, informative and educational experience...The course gave me more confidence in my leadership ability.”
Belinda Pieters
Store Manager | Flower Power
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“Almost every employee we have trained through this course has in some way progressed further within their hospitality career in our group”
Shaun Chapman
Group People & Culture Manager | W. Short Hospitality

Frequently Asked Questions

This course has a standard fee of $3,600. Contact our client relations team to discuss available payment options.

You may be able to access government subsidises to support the costs of training. If accessing subsidies for training a co-contribution fee may apply.

Please select your state or territory from the options below to view the co-contribution fees for subsidised training:

The course is a 100% online course. This means you will complete the development of knowledge and skills through E-Learning. 

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

  • Micro interactive learning modules
  • Case studies
  • Simulated group activities
  • Workplace-oriented projects

The course includes the integration of realistic work activities and projects. As such, you will need to have access to a real or simulated workplace to complete workplace-oriented projects. 

The course has a total of 8 individual webinars of approximately 90 minutes in length. Webinars are offered on a fortnightly basis to provide you with ready access to learning at a time convenient to you.

Through Allara Learning’s Student Portal you will be able to:

  • Participate in live webinars
  • Access your learning materials and assessments
  • Undertake and complete assessments
  • Contact your trainers and assessors
  • Network with your peers through online student forums
  • Receive feedback on your assessment outcomes
  • Access a wide range of support materials and resources 

This course is delivered online. It is typically completed within 12 months; however, it can be completed in a shorter timeframe. 

The course must be completed within the maximum enrolment period of 18 months.

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

Subsidised training requirements
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.

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.

Government subsidised training may be available through traineeships and apprenticeships in:

  • ACT
  • NSW

Contact our client relations team to see if you qualify for government funded support.

You may complete payment of your course fees via a payment plan.

Workplace-oriented projects are a fundamental assessment approach for this course. As such, having access to a workplace environment, either through paid employment or work-experience will benefit your personal development. 

If you do not have access to a real workplace environment, the course may be completed using our simulated workplace. 

Discuss  with your trainer and assessor which approach best suits your personal situation.

Yes, this course is eligible for a traineeship pathway. 

Contact our client relations team for more details.

To access learning and assessment materials and attend webinars, you will need to have access to a computer or tablet with internet access.

Your computer will need to have an appropriate suite of office software such as Microsoft office, G Suite or equivalent installed.

Some assessment tasks and projects may require access to a printer and scanner.

Yes, this course leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a nationally recognised qualification, BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Tactical Training Group Pty Ltd, RTO ID 91054 is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards for RTOs, 2015 and for the issuance of the AQF certification documentation.

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 Participant Handbook.

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

This course is a cross sector course, meaning it aids in developing skills and knowledge to become a quality workplace leader in a variety of industry settings and job roles.

Completing this course can enhance your career growth potential. 67% of students that successfully complete this course have received a promotion within the first 12 months post completion.

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

Contact our client relations team to enquire and/or apply for RPL.