BSB40520Certificate IVin Leadership and Management

About the course

If you are an emerging leader or want to further develop your existing leadership and management skills, then this course is for you. You will learn to effectively performance manage others, apply interpersonal skills and lead a team to success.

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Details and duration

By studying Certificate IV in Leadership and Management you will gain the knowledge and skills that a developing or existing frontline manager requires. This course provides the individual with the skills to effectively performance manage others, apply their interpersonal skills and lead a team to success. This qualification is available as a traineeship so state and federal incentives may be available.

Delivered via flexible learning with 12 units for completion. 12 months to complete all units (up to 36 months for a part-time traineeship). Manager (Level 4) available via a training contract. CTS can adjust the training to suit the individual’s need and their workplace.

Typical learning objectives
  • Develop key skills needed to lead teams and individuals
  • Apply continuous improvement systems and processes
  • Review organisational safety and risk management drivers
  • Create an innovative work team environment
  • Ensure operational effectiveness
  • Align work priorities with organisational objectives

Nationally Recognised Enrolments
We will not enrol you in a Nationally Recognised Qualification without checking first that:
  • You meet the entry requirements
  • You know the cost
  • It is a qualification, skill set, unit of competence that is appropriate for you
  • You are aware of what resources you will need to successfully participate
  • You understand the amount of learning required and how you will be assessed
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Methods of delivery

  • Complete all units via a training contract on the job.
  • Attend our 2-day "Fundamentals of Effective Team Leadership" course to get you started on 2 core units, then complete the remaining units via flexible learning, or
  • Complete a mixture of flexible learning and classroom learning with ongoing support from CTS trainers or complete entirely on a flexible basis. 
  • Online learning and assessment options are available.
  • Students will need to be employed in an industry or role that will support evidence collection and workplace skill implementation.
  • Units will need to be supported in the workplace through skill demonstration and practical application.
  • Students should have access to relevant policies, procedures, systems and/or documentation related to the qualification throughout the term of the qualification.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) available. 

All candidates have the full support of their trainer who will be in regular contact via phone, email, skype, Zoom or face to face scheduled appointments in the workplace and at our training rooms.


The student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.

Fee for Service 2024
  • Tuition Fees: $350 per unit
  • Resource Fees: $5.50 per unit
  • Credit Transfer: $0.00

NB. Students are required to obtain their own books from our provided booklist direct from the supplier.

A full breakdown of fees will be provided prior to commencement once unit selections have been made.


If applying for a credit transfer and your unit is not on this list, contact us to discuss your options. 

Packaging Rules - Total number of units = 12

5 core units plus 7 electives, 4 electives must be chosen from Group A. Select remaining units from either Group A or the Additional electives listed.

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

Group A Electives - Pick a minimum of 4

  • BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
  • BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations
  • BSBLDR412 Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
  • BSBSTR502 Facilitate continuous improvement
  • BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

Additional Electives 

  • BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
  • BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • BSBHRM417 Support human resource functions and processes

Alternative electives may be chosen in consultation with CTS.

Job roles

Job roles suited to candidates completing this qualification, or graduates of this qualification include:

  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Emerging Leader

Possible pathways

Students who complete this qualification may consider continuing their studies in the following courses:

  • Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Higher Education


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PO Box 6064, South Bunbury, WA, 6230

Phone: + 61 1300 262 807


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