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  • BSB40215

Certificate IV in Business

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself apart with this mid-level course in business. You'll gain specialised skills that will allow you to work in many business roles such as project officer, sales agent or executive personal assistant.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Sales Agent
  • Sales Account Assistant
  • Project Officer
  • Office Administrator
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Administrator
COURSE OUTCOME

BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade your career in business with this mid-level certificate in business. This qualification gives you the ability to apply a broad range of specialised skills in roles including executive personal assistant, project officer or sales agent.

People who hold this qualification are highly sought after by many sectors including the health care and social assistance, public administration and accommodation and food service industries.

This certificate will give you specialised skills, as well as a broad range of knowledge and technical skills needed to succeed in many roles. With various streams of specialisation, you may gain skills in presentations, database design, business resource organisation, and team and individual development.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to apply for skilled work within professional office environments in both the public and private sector. You will be able to build a career and be well placed for further study.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS401
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Gold Coast
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBITS401
Maintain business technology
BSBMKG413
Promote products and services
BSBLED401
Develop teams and individuals
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBCUS402
Address customer needs
BSBCUS401
Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBADM405
Organise meetings
Other
BSBWOR501
Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBMKG414
Undertake marketing activities
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
BSBWOR404
Develop work priorities
BSBWOR402A
Promote team effectiveness
BSBWOR401A
Establish effective workplace relationships
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBSUS301
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBSMB401
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBRSK401
Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBRES401
Analyse and present research information
BSBREL401
Establish networks
BSBPMG522
Undertake project work
BSBMKG413
Promote products and services
BSBMGT403
Implement continuous improvement
BSBMGT402
Implement operational plan
BSBMGT401
Show leadership in the workplace
BSBLED401
Develop teams and individuals
BSBLDR403
Lead team effectiveness
BSBLDR402
Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBITU402
Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBITU401
Design and develop complex text documents
BSBITU303
Design and produce text documents
BSBITS401
Maintain business technology
BSBITA401
Design databases
BSBINN301
Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBINM401
Implement workplace information system
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records
BSBCUS402
Address customer needs
BSBCUS401
Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBADM409
Coordinate business resources
BSBADM407
Administer projects
BSBADM405
Organise meetings

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Need to know

When studying online it is strongly recommended students follow the preferred order of study and enrol in no more than two units per intake, unless otherwise advised. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland