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Certificate IV in Business BSB40120

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

$1,250.00

STUDY ONLINE - $2500

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Looking to take your career in a business environment to the next level? Look no further than the Certificate IV in Business BSB40120.

With this certification, you’ll gain the practical skills to solve unforeseen problems by analysing various information sources. You’ll learn to manage databases, plan meetings, write complex documents, and manage the customer service experience. Additionally, you’ll develop essential leadership skills that will enable you to bring together teams to generate innovative solutions.

By enrolling in Certificate IV in Business BSB40120, you’ll be equipped to take on more significant organisational responsibilities and become a valuable asset to your team. Don’t wait; take the first step towards a successful career in business and enrol in this certification today!

Description

The Certificate IV in Business BSB40120 qualification can provide a number of career and further study outcomes.

After completing this course you could explore some of the following careers:

  • Team Leader
  • Office Manager
  • Office Administrator
  • Project coordinator

Gain knowledge and experience in areas such as:

  • Implementing and monitoring WHS policies
  • Organising meetings
  • Implementing customer service standards
  • Work effectively in a business continuity context
  • Reviewing and maintaining a website
  • Reporting on financial activity

Already have experience in Business? Apply for RPL and gain your qualification sooner!

CORE AND ELECTIVE UNITS

View the core and elective units that this qualification can be studied via online correspondence or via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

6 core units  plus

6 elective units,  of which:

  • 2 elective units must be selected from Group A
  • for the remaining 4 elective units:
  • up to 4 units may be selected from Groups A – J
  • if not listed, up to 2 units may be selected from a Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma 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.

Specialisations

This qualification can provide for specialisations. To achieve a specialisation, the following additional packaging rules must be adhered to:

  • For specialisation in Leadership , 4 elective units must be selected from Group B
  • For specialisation in Business Administration , 4 elective units must be selected from Group C
  • For specialisation in Business Operations , 4 elective units must be selected from Group D
  • For specialisation in Sustainability , 4 elective units must be selected from Group E
  • For specialisation in Big Data , 4 elective units must be selected from Group F
  • For specialisation in Cyber Security , 4 elective units must be selected from Group G
  • For specialisation in Financial Administration , 4 elective units must be selected from Group H
  • For specialisation in Records and Information Management , 4 elective units must be selected from Group I
  • For specialisation in Procurement , 4 elective units must be selected from Group J.

The achievement of a specialisation will be identified on a testamur as follows:

  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Leadership)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Administration)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Operations)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Sustainability)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Big Data)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Cyber Security)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Finance)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Records and Information Management)
  • BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Procurement).

Core units

BSBCRT411 Apply critical thinking to work practices

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

BSBXCM401 Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Elective units

Group A – Self-development

BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

BSBPEF403 Lead personal development

BSBPEF502 Develop and use emotional intelligence

Group B – Leadership

BSBATSIM421 Support a positive and culturally appropriate workforce culture

BSBCMM411 Make presentations

BSBCMM412 Lead difficult conversations

BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT413 Collaborate in creative processes

BSBHRM413 Support the learning and development of teams and individuals

BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development

BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments

BSBXDB501 Support staff members with disability in the workplace

BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team

Group C – Business Administration

BSBAUD412 Work within compliance frameworks

BSBHRM417 Support human resources functions and processes

BSBINS402 Coordinate workplace information systems

BSBOPS306 Record stakeholder interactions

BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources

BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings

BSBPMG430 Undertake project work

BSBTEC401 Design and produce complex text documents

BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets

BSBTEC403 Apply digital solutions to work processes

Group D – Business Operations

BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans

BSBHRM415 Coordinate recruitment and onboarding

BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information

BSBMKG431 Assess marketing opportunities

BSBMKG433 Undertake marketing activities

BSBMKG434 Promote products and services

BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans

BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes

BSBOPS404 Implement customer service strategies

BSBOPS406 Participate in organisational governance

BSBPRC402 Negotiate contracts

BSBSTR402 Implement continuous improvement

BSBSTR503 Develop organisational policy

BSBTEC405 Review and maintain organisation’s digital presence

SIRXMKT002 Use social media to engage customers

SIRXOSM005 Develop a basic website for customer engagement

SIRXSLS003 Achieve sales results

Group E – Sustainability

BSBSUS411 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBSUS412 Develop and implement workplace sustainability plans

BSBSUS413 Evaluate and report on workplace sustainability

BSBSUS511 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

CPPCMN4009 Develop team understanding of and commitment to sustainability

MSS015025 Develop a business case for sustainability improvements

Group F – Big Data

BSBXBD401 Capture and store big data

BSBXBD402 Test big data samples

BSBXBD403 Analyse big data

BSBXBD404 Use big data for operational decision making

BSBXBD405 Develop procedures for managing big data

BSBXBD406 Present big data insights

BSBXBD407 Protect big data integrity

BSBXBD408 Implement and review procedures for managing big data

Group G – Cyber Security

BSBXCS401 Maintain security of digital devices

BSBXCS402 Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

BSBXCS403 Contribute to cyber security threat assessments

BSBXCS404 Contribute to cyber security risk management

BSBXCS405 Contribute to cyber security incident responses

Group H – Financial Administration

BSBFIN301 Process financial transactions

BSBFIN302 Maintain financial records

BSBFIN401 Report on financial activity

BSBHRM416 Process payroll

BSBPRC406 Conduct e-procurement

FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements

FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets

FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems

Group I – Records and Information Management

BSBINS402 Coordinate workplace information systems

BSBINS408 Provide information from and about records

BSBINS409 Maintain and monitor digital information and records

BSBINS410 Implement records systems for small business

BSBINS502 Coordinate data management

BSBINS504 Maintain digital repositories

Group J – Procurement

BSBPMG427 Apply project procurement procedures

BSBPRC401 Plan procurement

BSBPRC402 Negotiate contracts

BSBPRC403 Conduct international procurement

BSBPRC406 Conduct e-procurement

PSPPCM006 Select providers and develop contracts

PSPPCM007 Manage contracts

PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract

PSPPCM018 Conduct demand and procurement spend analysis

INDUSTRY INFORMATION

This qualification mirrors the evolving roles and responsibilities within the dynamic Business Services sector, reflecting the pivotal role of professionals in navigating today’s fast-paced business environments. These roles are characterised by a blend of leadership, operational, and administrative competencies tailored to meet the supervisory demands of the modern workplace.

As the backbone of the Australian economy, the Business Services industry offers a multitude of career pathways ranging from operations and project management to marketing, HR, and beyond. This sector thrives on innovation, requiring individuals to exhibit a robust mix of technical skills, critical thinking, and adaptability. With digital transformation accelerating across industries, there’s a growing demand for professionals leveraging technology to drive business efficiency and effectiveness.

Professionals in this field are expected to manage complex administrative and operational tasks, demonstrating self-management and problem-solving skills. They must apply solutions to unpredictable problems, analyse information from diverse sources, and provide leadership and guidance to their teams. The ability to adapt to changing business needs and technologies is paramount, making continuous learning and skill development essential.

The Certificate IV in Business BSB40120 prepares students for these challenges. It offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses the development of advanced administrative skills, an understanding of WHS policies, proficiency in managing projects, and techniques for enhancing customer engagement. By completing this qualification, students position themselves as valuable assets to any organisation, capable of contributing to strategic objectives and enhancing operational efficiency.

Delivery Pathways

3CIR is an authorised third party of Asset College (RTO #31718). We provide the following methods of study in line with their policies:

OPTION 1 – Study Online

Our standard online delivery option allows you to complete one unit per month for up to 12 months. During this time, you will have regular contact with a dedicated trainer to assist you with your studies. We recommend dedicating 20-25 hours per week to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Our accelerated learning option may suit those with prior knowledge, skills or qualifications. This option allows you to complete two monthly units for up to six months. To succeed in this intensive program, we recommend dedicating 30-40 hours per week to your studies.

Upon successful enrolment, you will be granted access to our interactive and user-friendly eLearning platform. Each unit includes reading materials and a series of assessment activities that can be completed at your own pace and convenience. Start the enrolment process now to take the first step towards your educational goals with 3CIR.

OPTION 2 – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
If you already have skills and experience relevant to this qualification, you may be eligible for RPL and receive your qualification with little or zero additional study. Contact us or complete an RPL Assessment Form to determine the right option. Watch our video here.

OPTION 3 – Study Online at our Facilities
You can complete the same course online at our training partner’s facilities using their resources and equipment at no extra cost. 3CIR and/or our training partner will have staff available to provide additional support if required. Note: Subject to availability, bookings are essential.

OPTION 4 – Study in Class
Although we do not generally offer courses in class, we can schedule a 5 or 10-day face-to-face workshop for groups of 5 or more students. Note that there may be additional work required following the workshop. Please contact us for more information on this option.

Software and Technical Requirements

Welcome to 3CIR, your bridge to quality education. To ensure a seamless learning experience with us, we must understand and meet the technical requirements for our courses. The guidelines below provide the necessary information for setting up your device for optimal learning.

Essentials for Your Learning Journey

  1.     Hardware Specifications:

A contemporary computer system could be a PC, Mac, or tablet.
An inbuilt or external speaker and microphone for auditory activities.

  1.     Internet Connectivity:

An active internet connection is vital to access course materials, tutorials, and online resources. Please take a look at our detailed technical specs to know more about browser compatibility.

  1.     Software Specifications:

 Microsoft Office suite, including Word and PowerPoint. Alternatively, Mac or tablet users can utilize equivalent software.
For those relying on tablet applications, ‘Pages’ or similar apps can be used to create documents. However, please make sure you convert them to PDF format before submission.

Detailed Device Specifications

For Windows Users (PC / Laptop / Tablet):

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office (Version 2010 or higher)
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Apple Mac Users:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 or above.
Browser: The latest version of Chrome or Safari.
Essential Software: Microsoft Office tailored for Mac (Version 2010 or higher).
The most recent versions of Adobe Flash Player & Adobe PDF Reader.

For Android Device Users:

Operating System: Android’s newest version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.

For iPhone & iPad Users:

Operating System: Latest iOS version.
Browser: Updated version of Google Chrome.
Special Note: If you’re an iPad or iPhone user, you’ll need to use a PC, laptop, or Dropbox account to upload documents for submission.

Thank you for ensuring your system meets our technical requirements. This guarantees a smoother educational experience and ensures that you can make the most of the tools and resources 3CIR has to offer. Happy learning!

Further Studies

After completing this qualification, you can explore further study through the following courses:

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Choose the way you pay

Whether you’re studying online or obtaining your qualification through RPL, we provide several convenient options:

  • Direct Transfer
  • Credit
  • BPay
  • PayID
  • Paypal

Learn about your payment options or contact us today.

Payment Plans

Break down the cost of your qualification through our easy payment plan options.

PAYRIGHTPays your qualification upfront and creates a manageable plan spread over your nominated timeframe with fortnightly or monthly payment options.

AFTERPAY: Pay your fee over 6 weeks. No interest and no fees when you pay on time. This payment method has a maximum limit amount of $2000. Please let us know if you want to pay with AfterPay, and we will send you a personal link.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Certificate IV in Business will provide you with essential skills and knowledge in a number of key areas, including project management, team development, customer service relations and budgeting. You will also develop your understanding of how businesses operate within the wider context of the global marketplace. It is ideal for those who aspire to work in management roles, including small business owners, human resources professionals, marketing coordinators and administrators.

There is a range of jobs that you can get with a Certificate IV in Business. Some of these jobs include office administrator, accounts payable officer, human resources coordinator, and marketing assistant. With this qualification, you will be able to work in a variety of businesses and industries.

Online Study or RPL are the two ways to obtain a Cert IV in Business through 3CIR. With online study, you can learn at a time that suits you with our flexible online learning platform. RPL is an option for those who already have a number of years working in the industry. You can use your existing skills to obtain this qualification with no additional study, provided the correct criteria are met.

Our trainers are available with advice any time you need help completing a learning module. If you’re in the RPL process, we provide guidance on the right documentation you need to get the outcome you want. Whatever it is, we’re here to help!

Upgrading Students Nationally and Globally

Qualification Outcomes

Upon completing a Certificate IV in Business, individuals are equipped with the skills to pursue a variety of career paths. The statistical employment outcomes demonstrate a high demand for skills developed through this certification, notably within several key sectors. Specifically, individuals often find employment as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (33.2%): These roles are central to the efficient operation of businesses across industries, involving tasks such as data entry, file management, and administrative support.
  • Professionals (18.4%): A broad category that includes roles requiring specialised knowledge and skills in areas such as project management, business analysis, and consulting.
  • Managers (16.3%): These are positions that involve overseeing operations, staff, and strategies within various departments or the entire organisation.

Graduates have found opportunities across a diverse range of industries, with the top sectors being:

  • Rental, Hiring, and Real Estate Services (14.3%): This represents the demand for property management and real estate operations.
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (11.7%): Highlighting the administrative and support needs within health services.
  • Financial and Insurance Services (10.1%): Where business skills are critical in managing financial records, compliance, and customer service.

Moreover, the growth in these areas is projected to continue, ensuring that graduates have access to numerous opportunities. The Certificate IV in Business specifically prepares individuals for roles such as Administration Officer, Administrative Team Leader, Assistant Business Analyst, Assistant Security Analyst, and Business Development Assistant. These positions leverage the broad set of skills and knowledge acquired through the course, from digital technologies and complex document preparation to relationship building and project work​.

Business Administrator 68%
Business Development Executive 85%
Business Development Representative 85%
Business Support Officer 73%
Business Services Accountant 78%
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