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BSB40520 Certificate IV  in Leadership & Management
(Cricos Code - 104012J)

Course Overview

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

Course Duration

40 Weeks including breaks where 36 weeks are classroom training.


Delivery Location


Mezzanine, 406 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Entry Requirement

While there are no entry requirements defined in the training package, International students entering this course at ACE, requires the following criteria to met:

· Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement

· Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher.

· IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE Academic (Updated) score of 36 or equivalent.

In addition, Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Power Point). Successfully complete the LLN test administered by ACE.




Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency-based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed

Pathways for Students

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program (but no guarantees are implied or given).


Recommended Training Pathways:


Academic Pathways from the qualification: After achieving BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management, individuals could progress to BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management or other Advanced Diploma courses within the business training package.


Employment Pathways from the qualification: This qualification provides a pathway to work as a middle management role within various Business settings. Possible job titles include:

· Coordinator

· Supervisor or Team leader


Units of Competency

Core Units

BSBOPS402           Coordinate business operational plans

BSBLDR413           Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBXTW401          Lead and facilitate a team

BSBLDR411           Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

BSBXCM401          Apply communication strategies in the workplace

Elective Units

BSBLDR412          Communicate effectively as a workplace leader

BSBLDR414           Lead team effectiveness

BSBSTR502           Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBOPS403           Apply business risk management processes

BSBSUS411           Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS411         Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs

BSBPEF402          Develop personal work priorities

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