BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management


This nationally recognised qualification is the go‐to course for emerging managers who are taking on a broader range of responsibilities in their business.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to lead and support your team towards successful outcomes, and through the day‐to‐day challenges of working with colleagues and clients.

If you’ve developed strong technical skills and practical knowledge in your area of specialisation, complementing these skills with a management based qualification can really build on your career prospects with both current and future employers.

Completing this course is an excellent entry point or step up into a new career by taking a practical approach to expanding your own leadership and management capability.

WATCH NOW: MiTraining's national admissions manager, Katrina Arch, guides you through the course structure, what's involved with study, course fees and practical study alternatives in this 20 minute video.

Delivery Mode
Fully Online
You’ll be supported by a dedicated trainer with access learning resources at your fingertips, and connect with other students working through the same course.
Study Load
Part Time
Enrol in up to two units per intake.
Course Fees
Flexible, interest free payment plans are available for this course.

Course Structure

Subject Name Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective Duration
Develop Productive Workplace Relationships Communicate effectively as a workplace leader Core 10 weeks
Develop Productive Workplace Relationships Lead effective workplace relationships Core 10 weeks
Lead Effective Teams Lead team effectiveness Core 10 weeks
Lead Effective Teams Show leadership in the workplace Elective 10 weeks
Coordinate Tasks and Resources Coordinate business resources Elective 10 weeks
Coordinate Tasks and Resources Develop work priorities Elective 10 weeks
Business Information and Networks Establish networks Elective 10 weeks
Business Information and Networks Analyse and present research information Elective 10 weeks
Safety and Risk Management Identify risk and apply risk management processes Elective 10 weeks
Safety and Risk Management Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Elective 10 weeks
Implement Plans Promote innovation in a team environment Elective 10 weeks
Implement Plans Implement operational plan Core 10 weeks

Course Intakes

  • Monday 4 Mar 2019

Course Duration

There’s a maximum of up to 2 years allowed to complete all units and assessments in the qualification.

The total time it takes to complete the course usually depends on your previous experience, how much time you have available between work commitments, and the pace at which you prefer to study.

MiTraining recommends a study load of 10 weeks per subject (unit pair) which includes 2 weeks allocated to complete assessments. If a student progressed through the course using this study plan they could complete the course in 15 months.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational entry requirements for this course. To support you to successfully complete the qualification you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Aged 18 at the time of enrolment, or turning 18 within 6 months of commencing the course. Applicants under the age of 18 must have their enrolment paper work witnessed by a parent or guardian.

  • Course delivery and materials are in English. If English is your second language talk to us about the required English Language Proficiency level for this course.

  • Minimum computer literacy standards as well as unrestricted access to the internet.

View the Student Handbook for more information.

Resource requirements

Each student in a MiTraining course will have access to a set of comprehensive course materials, including handouts and relevant reference materials. This is provided electronically and students will be given access to the course materials prior to commencement of studies.

As MiTraining course resources are delivered to students in an online format, students will be required to have access to the following resources:

A desktop computer, laptop or tablet with suitable software;

One of the following operating systems on the computer or laptop:

‐  Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7, 8 or higher

‐  MACOSX operating system;

Reliable internet connection with a minimum download speed of 3mbps;

Current web browser version of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari;

A personal email account that can be easily accessed;

The latest version of Adobe Reader or Adobe Pro LI and Windows Media Player;

Microsoft Office (version 2007 or later) that includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

Video camera or recording device;

Access to an environment that is conducive for the delivery of practical components of assessments (this space should be able to accommodate up to 4 persons);

Access to at least three persons who will be able to participate in any practical components of the course and assessments;

Printing and scanning capability.


Undertaking this qualification will require you to complete a range of assessments to assess your competency against the performance criteria. Assessments have been designed with a focus on workplace outputs.

A variety of assessment methods are used:

1. Assessing required knowledge

2. Assessing the application of skills in the workplace

3. Workplace observation and reports

Each assessment method provides a different type of evidence. Taken together, the complete assessment provides a holistic view of your ability to perform competently and confidently in the workplace to the level set down in the Competency Standards.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment pathway that enables you to demonstrate competence from prior experience and learning. RPL applications require a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed, together with a competency conversation or skills test/check. For more information view the RPL Policy or download the RPL Application Form on the Policies and Procedures page.

Credit Transfer

Statements of Attainment and Qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations will be recognised by MiTraining and may be used as credit towards a qualification with MiTraining.

For advice on applying for Credit Transfer for this qualification please contact MiTraining on 1300 549 190.

Staff training

MiTraining offers highly practical and industry relevant training to small, medium and large organisations seeking to develop staff. Organisations can choose from nationally recognised qualifications, accredited short courses or professional development workshops to focus on a specific skill sets.

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