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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

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BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business

RPL - $937.50

STUDY ONLINE - $1875

Prices Include 25% Discount for Military & Emergency Services

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business qualification is perfect for administrators and project officers looking to advance their careers. With a well-developed skill set and a broad knowledge base, individuals in this role can apply solutions to unforeseen problems and analyse information from various sources.

Under this certification, administrators and project officers will acquire valuable leadership skills. These skills include planning and organising meetings, managing services, leading team innovation, and producing complex written communication.

With the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business, you’ll gain the knowledge and expertise necessary to take on leadership roles in your organisation. Don’t wait; organisations a step towards a successful career by enrolling in this certification today!

CERTIFICATION & OUTCOME

The BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business 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 maintain a website
  • Reporting on financial activity

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

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

The Australian job market is projected to experience significant growth across various industries over the next few years, with a notable shift towards service-oriented roles. This evolving landscape presents unique opportunities for military and emergency services personnel considering transitioning into civilian employment through qualifications like the BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business.

According to the National Skills Commission’s employment projections, all 19 broad industries and all 8 broad occupational groups in Australia are expected to see employment growth up to November 2026. Service industries are projected to account for more than three-fifths of this growth: Health Care and Social Assistance, Accommodation and Food Services, Professional, scientific and Technical Services, and Education and Training​​.

This trend underlines the structural shift towards service industries, which increasingly rely on business and management skills, leadership, problem-solving, and digital literacy – all competencies developed through the Certificate IV in Business.

The job market is also witnessing a demand for specific skill sets, with technology roles being highlighted as particularly challenging to fill. This includes positions like Software and Applications Programmers, Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists. Additionally, roles such as General Clerks, Management and Organisation Analysts, and Accountants are expected to grow substantially​.

For military and emergency services personnel, this signifies that upskilling in business and management can open pathways into high-demand roles that value the discipline, leadership, and problem-solving skills honed during service.

The Randstad 2024 Employment Outlook Survey emphasises an optimistic economic outlook, with most respondents expecting the economy to stabilise or improve. This optimism correlates with anticipated hiring increases and an improved availability of talent. Crucially, there’s a highlighted need for skills in technology, problem-solving, and creative thinking, alongside a noted challenge in talent acquisition and retention due to rapidly evolving skill requirements​.

Military and emergency services personnel transitioning into civilian roles can leverage their unique experiences and skills, further enhanced by business qualifications, to meet these emerging needs. The Certificate IV in Business, focusing on leadership, digital technologies, and customer service, prepares individuals to thrive in a job market that values adaptability and innovative problem-solving.

The future job market is not just about what you know but how you can apply it innovatively and adaptively. For those transitioning from military or emergency services backgrounds, the Certificate IV in Business offers a versatile foundation that aligns with the direction of Australian employment trends. It provides the practical business skills needed for a successful career transition and instils a continuous learning mindset and adaptability essential for navigating the rapidly evolving job landscape.

For military and emergency services personnel looking to transition into civilian employment, understanding the broader industry trends and the specific skills in demand is crucial. The Certificate IV in Business equips individuals with the skills and knowledge to navigate this landscape successfully, offering pathways into industries and roles poised for growth. With a focus on leadership, problem-solving, and digital literacy, this qualification aligns with future job market demands, making it an invaluable step toward a successful civilian career.

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.

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!

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

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

To learn about your payment options, contact us today.

DVA Funding

If you’re currently discharged from service or are undertaking rehabilitation, you may be eligible for educational funding through DVA. Find out more.

Payment Plans

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

PAYRIGHT: Pays 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

Why study Certificate IV in Business?

The Certificate IV in Business covers a range of topics that are essential for working in the business world. These include communication, customer service, teamwork, planning and organising, self-management, and problem-solving. You will learn how to apply these skills in real-life situations, giving you the confidence to succeed in your chosen career path. Studying a Certificate IV in Business can open up many doors for you professionally.

What jobs can I get with a Certificate IV in Business?

A Certificate IV in Business can lead to a career in a variety of industries, such as:

– Administration

– Customer service

– Event management

– Human resources

– Marketing

– Retail

What study options are available to me?

You can either study online with our self-paced learning platform or apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. RPL will allow you to get credit for knowledge and skills that are already have and convert it into a Cert IV in Business without additional study, provided you have the correct experience. Apply today and take our free RPL assessment.

What support is provided for me to succeed?

Whether you’re a student looking for help with your coursework or you’re halfway through the RPL process and need some advice, 3CIR has the answer. Our trainers and assessors provide guidance and support to see you succeed.

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