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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

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    Work-based delivery
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    12 months
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    Award issued by Tactical Training Group - RTO Code: 91054 OR WG Learning - RTO Code: 91178


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 your emerging leaders gain practical skills, knowledge, and a nationally recognised qualification BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management through a highly interactive and engaging course. 

With this powerful combination of skills and knowledge and a nationally recognised qualification, your team will be ready to confidently navigate the ever-changing business landscape and deliver real results for your business.

Who is this course for?

This program is tailored for the astute and aspiring leader. It’s ideal for those seeking to enhance their leadership abilities, build strong teams, and drive positive change within any industry at the middle-management level.

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

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 the 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 Allara team focus on customising their offerings to our business and HR landscape and are also just really great people to work and partner with.”
Sarah-Ellen Maxwell
Group Human Resources Manager | Solotel
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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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“Allara Learning is critical to the success of the Cowboys Dream, Believe, Achieve Hospitality program. The training they deliver is outstanding... ”
Fiona Pelling
General Manager - Community | North Queensland Cowboys

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:

This course is delivered in the workplace. This means you will complete the development of knowledge and skills through on-the-job learning and complete assessments within your workplace. 

An Allara Learning training facilitator will conduct workplace visits on an agreed schedule to conduct training and assessment. You will be required to complete a series of assessment tasks in between each workplace visit. The training facilitator will work closely with your workplace supervisor to support the application of skills and knowledge into workplace tasks.

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

  • Access your learning materials and assessments
  • Undertake and complete assessments
  • Contact your trainers and assessors
  • Receive feedback on your assessment outcomes

This course is delivered in the workplace. 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. 

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.

Click on your state or territory below to see the co-contribution fees for subsidised training:

  • ACT
  • NSW
  • QLD

Government subsidised training may 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. 

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

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