BSB40120- Certificate IV in Business

This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of Business Services job roles. These individuals may have supervisory performance accountabilities.
Individuals in these roles carry out a mix of specialist and moderately complex administrative or operational tasks that require self-development skills. They use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.





From $3,500


1-18 months

Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans

Industry Jobs

Administrative Team Leader

Administrative Officer

Business Development Assistant

Assistant Business Analyst

Assistant Security Analyst

Earning Potential


Certificate IV in Business

IPS Institute’s Certificate IV in Business course provides you with an introduction to core business management principles. Stand out from the pack with this advanced business administration skill set and set yourself up for career success.

You will gain a broad foundation across core business and administrative functions, including successful strategies for implementing workplace information systems, operations management, project management writing complex business documents.

Course Information


Individuals undertaking this qualification as a self-paced learning may take 1-18 months.

Individuals undertaking this qualification as a traineeship may take 6-32 months.

Delivery Method 

Online (Some tasks may require practical application and evidence)

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

RPL available (partial and full)

Entry Requirements

Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) level 3

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

(Units are selected to best suit specializations and accommodate deliverables. If tailored units are required please visit and contact us today).

6 core units, plus

6 elective units

Units of Competency

Core units:

BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment

BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace

BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices

BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices

BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety

BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication

Elective units:

BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

BSBPEF403 Lead personal development

BSBINS401 Analyse and present research information

BSBOPS402 Coordinate business operational plans

BSBOPS401 Coordinate business resources

BSBOPS405 Organise business meetings


Funding Available

IPS Payment Plans (Monthly Plans, Upfront Costs, Quarterly Fees)


More Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


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