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BSB40520 CERTIFICATE IV IN LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

In a variety of business and industry situations, this qualification represents the role of people working as developing and emerging leaders and managers. People at this level take ownership of their work and also offer leadership, direction, and assistance to others. They are also partially in charge of planning and overseeing the team’s output. They collect and assess data from a number of sources and apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable situations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal pre-requisites for entry into this qualification.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

various industry sectors have various job duties and names. After obtaining this certificate, people will be prepared to manage in a front-line role in a variety of industrial and organisational situations. Even though they may already possess the necessary training and expertise for a certain job, they still need to be recognised for their abilities in supervisory roles. Employment opportunities relevant to this qualification may include:
Coordinator, Leading Hand, Supervisor, Team Leader.

CAREER PATHWAY

With more education, you can usually pursue variety of job paths, such as site/department manager or team leader. When taking this course, students can be:

  • in a frontline management role;
  • responsible for other staff and their workload;
  • managing their own work load;
  • responsible for some “senior” level work; and
  • able to initiate and have discretion in the use of resources.

SKILLS RECOGNITION

You may be able to apply for advanced standing for one or more units and have your current abilities and knowledge recognised if you have any prior training, job experience, or life experience in a management, coordinator, or team leader role. Among the methods for recognition are:

  • Credit transfer
  • Mutual recognition
  • Recognition by assessment

DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS

The Certificate IV program is typically delivered over a minimum 12 month period using a blend of on and off the job approaches.  We combine group learning sessions with self-directed reading, summative assessment projects and research activities that combined the volume of learning is a minimum of 600 hours for total volume of learning at Certificate IV level. 

The qualifications can be fast-tracked, depending on current competencies of the learner who has existing skills and experience.  Fast track means the learner can complete the qualification as early as 6 – 7 months depending on their existing skills and time in completing the requirements of the qualification. For learners completing the qualification via classroom/off the job arrangements, we have set a minimum of 24 hours of face-to-face group training sessions for Certificate IV level, ie. 12 units x 2 hour workshops. In this way learners can learn from each other while being guided by the experienced facilitator.

DELIVERY METHODS

This qualification can be completed via any of these pathways as follows. We offer flexibility with this qualification.

RPL

You may apply for RPL (recognise prior learning) if you can demonstrate or document that you have the knowledge and experience necessary to meet all of the competencies of any unit or units. For additional information about this assessment-only procedure and an application, please get in touch with our office. Regardless, learners should allot 600 hours to finish the qualification in this manner. If there is enough up-to date evidence, the student might be able to finish in less hours.

GROUP SESSIONS

Many employees in your company might be able to gather for a series of training sessions in your office or another venue that has been decided upon. The length of the in-person sessions can be discussed and decided upon based on the participants’ present competencies and likelihood of attendance. The Certificate IV in Leadership and Management has a 12-session framework. This is a mix of formative and summative evaluations using written assignments, demonstration activities, and research.

FLEXIBLE

It may not be possible or preferential to co-ordinate face-to-face sessions so we can also assist you through the qualification via post, email and phone support.

BLENDED APPROACH

You may prefer a combination of face-to-face sessions supported by email support and telephone conferencing.   We can structure a program by incorporating all of these options.

COURSE STRUCTURE
To achieve this qualification, 12 units must be completed, comprising 5 core units and 7 elective units. 4 electives must be selected from Group A, and 3 from Groups A or B. Up to 2 may be selected from any other Cert IV or Diploma qualification offered by Target Training.  If not listed below 1 elective unit may be chosen from a Certificate IV or Diploma qualification offered by Target Training.

CORE UNITS

BSBLDR411               Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BSBLDR413               Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBOPS402              Coordinate business operational plan

BSBXTW401              Lead and facilitate a team

BSBXCM401             Apply communication strategies in the workplace

ELECTIVE UNITS – GROUP A

BSBFIN401                Report on financial activity

BSBLDR412              Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

BSBLDR414              Lead team effectiveness

BSBOPS403              Apply business risk management processes

BSBPEF402             Develop personal work priorities

BSBSTR401              Promote innovation in team environments

BSBSTR502              Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBTWK401             Build and maintain business relationships

BSBWHS411              Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

ELECTIVE UNITS – GROUP B

BSBINS501                 Implement information and knowledge management systems

BSBPEF502                Develop and use emotional intelligence

BSBPMG430              Undertake project work

BSBSTR501               Establish innovative work environments

BSBSUS511               Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

SIRXCEG004             Create a customer-centric culture

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