Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


Course Length

Full time:

1 Year

Contact Hours

Part time:

1 day per month


Subsidised Standard:


Subsidised Standard (Concession):


Subsidised Trainee:


Subsidised Trainee (Concession):


Full Fee:


Course Materials:


Student Services Fees (per year):



Shepparton - Fryers Street

Wallan - High Street

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Delivery Mode

On Campus

Course Overview

Do you enjoy leading others, and seeing your team come out on top? Study Certificate IV in Leadership & Management at GOTAFE. Our local knowledge and connections will improve your expertise and career prospects.

At GOTAFE you’ll develop the leadership skills you need for an effective team. Work-based projects make the course practical and relevant to your workplace and career. You’ll be supported and mentored by trainers experienced in industry.

This is a dual qualification course with BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources.

Career Pathways


The BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills or seek employment in roles such as:

  • Leading Hand
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Coordinator

The BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills or seek employment in roles such as:

  • HR Assistant
  • HR Coordinator
  • HR Administrator
  • HR Officer
  • Payroll Officer

Activities undertaken involve people management, working and improving business processes and systems and developing and implementing strategies to obtain operational targets for an area of responsibility.

Further Study

Further studies

After gaining the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management and BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources, you might wish to undertake further study in the BSB51918 Diploma of Leadership and Management or BSB50618 Diploma of Human Resources Management.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

On Campus Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 1/2020

On Campus Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 2/2020

Wallan - High Street

Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 1/2020

Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 2/2020

Wangaratta - Docker Street

On Campus Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 1/2020

On Campus Flexible start - 1 day per Month - 9am to 4pm - Semester 2/2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard: $2,616.00

2. Subsidised Standard (Concession): $520.00

3. Subsidised Trainee: $2,759.00

4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession): $551.00

5. Full Fee: $2,948.00

Course Materials: $102.00

Student Services Fees (per year): $70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
- Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, 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.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Entry Requirements

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:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document your previous work experience and qualifications and assess your suitability for the course
  • Complete a CSPA test to ensure you have the required language, literacy and numeracy levels required for the course

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 position in the workplace to implement and enhance your learning. If you do not hold a management role it will be discussed with you how you will be able to access workplace policies, procedures and practices to reflect on.

Course Study Units

Core Units
BSBLDR401 - Communicate effectively as a workplace leader
BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectiveness
BSBMGT402 - Implement operational plan
Elective Units
BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
BSBHRM403 - Support performance management process
BSBHRM405 - Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBINM401 - Implement workplace information system
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBMGT403 - Implement continuous improvement
BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
BSBWHS401 - Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Class room activities and observation
  • Role plays
  • Assignments
  • Short answer questions
  • Supervised tests
  • Portfolios

Course Co-ordinator

Kerri Symes

Attendance & Commitment

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.

If attending on-campus classes students will be required to attend the timetabled on campus classes 6-12 hours per month and undertake a minimum of 9 hours per week of self-directed learning, researching, studying and completing the required exercises and assessments.

If you are unable to attend the timetabled on-campus classes you will be required to contact your teacher and catch up before the next class.

Where to From Here

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

Educational Support Services

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.

Student Support

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Learner's Rights

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

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.