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BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

National ID: BSB40520 State ID: BFR2
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Gain the skills to lead and manage with confidence. 

If you are interested in stepping into a leadership or management role within your workplace, then this course could be for you. 

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management explores a range of topics relevant to those wishing to explore a career as an office manager, team leader or supervisor. Workplace leadership roles require strong communication skills and the ability to motivate your team. You will need to be organised and able to handle several tasks at one time, and this course can help you get there. 

This course covers the principles of leadership and management, and will guide you through the use of effective written and verbal communication, from report writing to problem solving, and network and relationship building. You will learn about operational planning, getting the most out of digital technology and initiating workplace health and safety operations. 

You will complete 12 hours of prescribed self-paced study per week over 40 weeks, which will consist of reading, research and follow-up activities. Throughout this time, your lecturer will be available for further learning and intensive training.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Leadership and management 
  • Verbal and written communication 
  • Networking and relationship building 
  • Operational planning 
  • Problem solving 
  • Digital technology 
  • Workplace health and safety operations 
  • You want to progress into a supervisory role 
  • You are interested in the management of people and/or work projects 
  • You are returning to a leadership role after a break in employment 

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Although there are no specific requirements identified by NRTAFE for enrolment in this course, students are expected to have a good level of literacy language and numeracy (LLN) and business writing skills to enable them to complete this course.


National ID Unit title
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


National ID Unit title
BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
BSBTEC404 Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Office manager 
  • Team leader 
  • Supervisor 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .



Tuition fee*

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Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Duration 1 year
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

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