Certificate IV in Business

Why choose this course?

The varied roles in organisations require well-rounded employees with a broad understanding of the core functions of business operations. Business qualifications equip staff with the contemporary knowledge and skills required to be effective in the modern workplace. This Certificate IV in Business is a nationally accredited qualification which will give you the skills required for frontline and middle management in business, office and/or administration environments.

The Certificate IV in Business is relevant across all industry sectors and business functions and is suited to those working in retail, manufacturing, resources, business services, community services, sales and the public sector. The Certificate IV is particularly suited to experienced employees who are looking to step up into middle business roles or those who have completed an AQF level III qualification in a business related field.

Course Information

Fast Facts

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Entry Requirements

  • Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Students require a completed Year 11 or equivalent; or,
  • Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent.

Unit Details

  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  • BSBADM405 Organise meetings
  • BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
  • BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents
  • BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards
  • BSBMKG413 Promote products and services

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training or other expertise. Recognition will involve mapping and submission of evidence in a portfolio form to be assessed by Site Institute assessors.


Job Prospects

Administrator, Project Office, Business Coordinator, Team Leader, Office Coordinator

Certificate IV in Business  provides a foundation for higher level business-related qualifications including the Diploma of Business. Completion of a Site Institute Diploma will provide you with a pathway into a bachelor degree at leading Australian Universities. This means you can cut down the amount of time and money you need to complete your degree, or in some cases even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.