Certificate IV
in Leadership and Management

Am I Eligible?

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Are you interested in earning the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? You may be eligible to receive this qualification based on the work you’ve already done. And, you could do it without having to complete any additional study.

Our Skills Recognition Advisors can conduct a free preliminary assessment to confirm your eligibility.

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About the Qualification

What is the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management?

At a Certificate IV level, you are still early in your management career. You usually have responsibility for a small team and you will report up to a higher manager who directs policies and procedures. Your job is to ensure you and your team are executing on the brief.

Even better, this qualification suits a range of industries for people who are establishing their leadership and management career.

It reflects an ability to self-manage, and also to lead, guide and support others. Individuals at this level demonstrate some responsibility for monitoring, organising and achieving team objectives. They implement solutions to problems, and provide analysis and evaluation based on a variety of information.


Qualification Information

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management. The qualification is comprised of four core units plus eight elective units.

The core units focus on the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Ability to lead workplace relationships
  • Team leadership
  • Plan implementation

Elective units build on core units according to the direction you want to take. Directions include finance, human resources, customer service, technology, small business, work health and safety, security and risk, process auditing and improvement, international relations, environmental sustainability, public administration.

Examples of Position Titles relevant to Certificate IV level work

  • Program or Project Administrator/Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Site Supervisor
  • Leading Hand
  • Coordinator

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About the Industry

Leadership and Management Industry Report

Leadership and Management opportunities are in high demand in every sector of the workforce from government and corporate, to mining, retail, construction and everything in between.

There are 1,581,600 Managers currently employed in Australia. One in four are aged 55 years or older, that’s roughly 395,400 managers who are 55+.

This means that in the next decade, we will have hundreds of thousands of managers reaching retirement age and creating an opportunity for promotions, as younger supervisors are coming through the ranks.

In addition, the Future of Work Report forecasts 109,900 more managerial positions by 2023.

You will find a lot more information in our Leadership and Management Industry Report.

More details, fees and the Recognition of Prior Learning Process

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RPL Process

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