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Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

BSB40520

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management BSB40520

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders in a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level are likely to provide leadership, guidance, and support to others. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

This course will require a commitment of 22 day-sessions (9am - 4pm) and 13 night-sessions (6pm - 9pm).

Please note: the information on this page is relevant for 2022 enrolments.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.

Career Pathways

The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is designed for those who wish to seek employment in roles such as:

  • Coordinator (Business Operations)
  • Warehouse Team Leader
  • Distribution Centre Supervisor
  • Supervisor
  • Line Manager
  • Leading Hand, Production Supervisor
  • Sales Team Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Frontline Sales Manager
  • Freight Administrative Supervisor

Further Study

Students wishing to continue with their studies may wish to undertake the

  • BSB40420 Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB50420 Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • BSB50320 Diploma in Human Resource Management

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Public - From 28th Feb, Selected Mon & Tue Days (inc Wed night), 9am-4pm / 2022

1. Subsidised Standard
$3,136.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$627.00
3. Full Fee
$3,955.00
Course Materials
$396.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$85.00

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.

Please note that the fees on this webpage, for this particular course:

  • are correct at the time of publishing for those enrolling in 2022 and may change without notice.
  • will be discussed with applications as part of the application process to ensure it is understood what is being paid for and which fee rates they may be eligible for.

Course Fees consist of 3 different components:

  1. Student Tuition Fee - cover the costs of training and assessment. These fees vary across courses and are calculated based on a rate per nominal hour enrolled in. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Circumstances may include:
    1. an individual’s eligibility for Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth government-funded training
    2. an individual’s eligibility for concession rates on Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth government-funded training
    3. ineligible individuals who are required to pay the full fees for tuition and other costs.
  2. Material Fee - where applicable, cover the costs of classroom consumables, handouts and booklets, e-Learning resources and associated license access fees and excursions.
  3. Student Services Fee (SSF) - contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF is a non-refundable annual fee that does not apply to short course participants.

Additionally, some courses require students to purchase or supply textbooks, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

GOTAFE offers a range of payment options to help you pay your fees.
Learn more about fees, charges, refunds and payment options

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course you must:

  • Complete a Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) online test to ensure the required literacy & numeracy levels for the course are met.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review by interview to ensure the course suits their needs and aspirations, and that they are likely to complete the course successfully.

The selection criteria for this course are:

  • Ability to undertake training at this qualification level
  • Literacy and numeracy skills of an appropriate level
  • Keen interest in this industry sector
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel and use of the Internet to a basic level
  • Ability to organise study and work independently

It is preferred that you hold a management or supervisory position in the workplace to implement and enhance your learning. If you do not hold one of these positions it will be discussed with you how you will be able to access workplace documentation and practices to reflect on.

Inherent requirements:

  • This course ideally suits students who believe this will enable them to enter into leadership positions in future or are looking for a career progression

Technology requirements:

  • Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection
  • Webcam for Microsoft Teams meetings
  • Headset
  • A second monitor is a great benefit when studying virtually but not a requirement

Access to MS Teams and Office 365 comes free with your enrolment. A 'how to' introduction to MS Teams will be arranged as part of your induction.

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
Elective Units
BSBCMM412
Lead difficult conversations
BSBHRM411
Administer performance development processes
BSBHRM415
Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
BSBOPS403
Apply business risk management processes
BSBPEF502
Develop and use emotional intelligence
BSBTWK401
Build and maintain business relationships
BSBWHS411
Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

There are no tests or exams. Students will be required to participate in class activity work and for each unit, there is the requirement to do written assessments and other methods, including:

  • Classroom activities
  • Observation
  • Roleplays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Portfolios

Kerri Symes

Students will need to attend on campus classes as per timetable.

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

This course requires substantial written assessment work and in several instances, students will be required to record work in an individual presentation or a team setting.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Learning support

A free and confidential service to help you build the foundation skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Improve your english language, maths and/or writing skills; enhance your computer, exam and study skills.

Learn more about our learning support services

Library

Our library team are passionate about supporting students to achieve their study goals. They have subject guides, referencing help, and online resources to assist you with you assessments.

Find how to reach out to our library in Shepparton

Jobs and study options

Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.

Reach out to our Skills and Jobs Centres

Whether you need support with time management, your mental health, grief and loss, a diagnosed disability, financial hardship, or any other challenge life through your way, we are here to help.

Support for personal issues

We have a dedicated team to ensure students have the help they need with personal issues impacting studies such as homelessness, family problems & setting up payment plans.

Find out how the Student Experience Team can help you

Disability support

Get access to the supports and adjustments you need for your disability or medical condition to be successful in your studies.

Seek support from our Equitable Learning Advisors

Counselling services

We offer free counselling services to help you work through life's challenges including grief and loss, mental health or relationships.

Learn about our Student Wellbeing Advisors

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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