BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Course Objective:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They may also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of teams.

They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Course Times

24/7 day/night


25 weeks / 24 Months

Courses Run

Online only


Online Training Only

Service Fee

$5400 – Discounted Online Price $1920

Other Fees


Delivery / Course Duration:

Upon request, ACTA Group provide flexible delivery options whilst meeting national standards of compliance and safety.

This assessment is an online course which involves a series of quizzes and questions. Including projects and evidence-based assessments.

  • Duration:  24 Months
  • Courses run: Online only
  • Corporate packages
  • Service Fee: $5400 – Discounted online price $1920
  • Online only – Delivered Nationally 
ACTA Group Course Admission Requirements

Participants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent;
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 3
  • Provision of the participant’s Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for assessment purposes and;
  • Be employed in a role within an organisation that requires the individual to provide leadership and management of a team, and study via a workplace supported pathway.

Upon successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Qualification, students will receive a Testamur in BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

To be awarded the BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management the following packaging rules apply:

Total number of units = 12
5 core units plus
7 elective units, of which:

  • 4 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • for the remaining 3 elective units:
  • up to 3 units may be selected from Groups A and B
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate IV or above, from this or any other currently endorsed Training Package qualification or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans
BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

Elective units
Group A

BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

Group B

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

ACTA Group’s Participant Advice and Selection Policy outlines in detail a process to be followed for granting Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer. This is supported with RPL resources available for all course units.

Participants must apply for RPL or credit transfer prior to or immediately after formal enrolment but prior to the commencement of the delivery of the units. Any RPL’s granted must be accepted and signed off by the participant.

Pathways for participants considering this course include:

After achieving this qualification, participants may undertake a Diploma or higher qualification in Leadership and Management.